Stressing In (and Outside) Yoga Class

Is this you? If it is, you're not alone. At one point or another, every participant has been there...and we've all wondered why we've decided to put ourselves through a(nother) yoga class.   I bet you didn't realize that there could be stress in a class that so many proclaim helps alleviate such a problem … Continue reading Stressing In (and Outside) Yoga Class

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This Blog Is A Work In Progress

As I said in my last post, I'm working on getting back into blogging after so much time off. Because of my other commitments, I'm doing this slowly, so please be patient. I'm working on a whole lot of research, including the benefits of bone broth and "superfood" smoothies, how to heal diastasis recti, more … Continue reading This Blog Is A Work In Progress

The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 3: Your Diet Affects Everything

I just heard you groan. You're thinking, But you just told me that dieting does not necessarily help me lose (or gain) weight. Yes, yes I did. Dieting does not help maintain healthy body weight. In fact, more and more research suggests that dieting actually harms your basal metabolic state, making you prone to regaining even more … Continue reading The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 3: Your Diet Affects Everything

Matcha: One Amazing Tea

I bet you think I've forgotten about my Confessions of a Sugar Addict thread, but I promise I have not! I simply am working my way through a ton of research, theory, and practical personal application to find what methods work well (for myself, but hopefully also for you). Stick with me because I'm coming … Continue reading Matcha: One Amazing Tea

Two Tummy Toners Accessible For Everyone

There are a few things regarding exercise that I truly believe are accessible to everyone. I'll talk about cardiovascular exercise another time but for now I want to talk about working the deep muscles of the trunk--in this case, I'm focusing on the transverse abdominis. This thick band of muscle is the deepest of the … Continue reading Two Tummy Toners Accessible For Everyone

The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 2: Mythbusters Concerning Body Size

Right now I'm working on a couple things as far as minimizing sugar consumption and clean eating. I'm still in the process of figuring things out for myself as well as doing a bunch of research on food and the Western Diet. In doing so, I've come across a lot of dialogue concerning body size and … Continue reading The True Confessions of A Sugar Addict, Part 2: Mythbusters Concerning Body Size

Working Out with Toddlers

A lot of us have been there, are there, or will be there. We're trying to be healthy and exercise...and we've got littles running around, climbing on you or something else, and it's really, really hard to focus or get a full set of reps in when you're constantly jumping up to handle some situation. Some … Continue reading Working Out with Toddlers