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2 Minutes to More Energy and Less Stress

2 Minutes to More Energy and Less Stress

Do you find yourself reaching for a double expresso at 3pm?  Does a candy bar call your name right before lunch?  Are you yawning your way through another day desperately trying to keep your eyes open as you drive your kids to yet another activity?

I’ve been there and have reached for way too many Chips Ahoy cookies in the late afternoon as a result.

That’s till a year and a half ago when I learned about how different exercises can help to stimulate areas of the brain to increase energy, digestion and focus.  What’s great, is it only takes 2 minutes of your time!  So whether you use these exercises to start your day energized or as a pick me up late afternoon, there is something here for everyone!  Just click the picture to get started.

2 minutes to more energy and less stress

2 minutes to more energy and less stress

Back, Sciatic and SI Joint Pain Be Gone with this Workout

Back, Sciatic and SI Joint Pain Be Gone with this Workout

Back and Sciatic Pain occur for lots of reasons: – poor core support – poor breathing technique – back immobility – tight hips, hamstrings & buns – not enough movement (sitting at a desk job, long commute, etc) – injury – stress As anyone with back or sciatic pain knows, they don’t care about theContinue Reading

A FUN Ball Workout to Get Your Body Ready for Summer

A FUN Ball Workout to Get Your Body Ready for Summer

Spring and Summer are the PERFECT time to add some FUN to your workout! So take a hint from your kiddos, grab a ball and lets take your everyday workout up a notch.  You’ll tone and strengthen, while challenging ALL the Big and small muscle groups of your body with a bit of instability. ThisContinue Reading

Yoga…the Key to Your Best Run

Yoga…the Key to Your Best Run

Just place one foot in front of the other. I’ve repeated that phrase many times in my life during a race.  When my legs ache, feel heavy or I’m just tired.  That phrase has gotten me through till I start to feel better or the finish line comes into view. Just like a well-timed motivationalContinue Reading

Workout Nutrition Made SIMPLE

Workout Nutrition Made SIMPLE

Energy drinks?  Gu?  Bananas?  Water?  Recovery Smoothies? The list of things that are sold these days to help you: run better run longer fuel your workout decrease fatigue burn more fat increase your metabolism ….could go on forever! The real question is, do you really NEED all that stuff? I’m gonna help you cut throughContinue Reading

5 FUN Christmas Show Inspired Workouts

5 FUN Christmas Show Inspired Workouts

Argh!  The kiddos are going to be on Christmas break for 2 weeks this year!  However will I get my workout in with them at home? That’s a common question that I get this time of the year and one I’ve struggled with in the past with 3 at home myself. I’ve tried many differentContinue Reading

A Workout Plan For The Busy Woman

A Workout Plan For The Busy Woman

The Holiday season is upon us and regardless of whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan or Kwanzaa, the time between November and December can be hectic.  And that’s an understatement! In addition to the daily responsibilities of life there are parties, decorating, wrapping, shopping, extra cooking or baking, additional church services, shipping, hiding the wrappedContinue Reading

How Halloween Candy Can Help You LOSE Weight!

How Halloween Candy Can Help You LOSE Weight!

So around these parts, being my family and friends, I’m considered the healthy momma.  And while I love the title, when Halloween rolls around, it can feel like more of a curse. Part of the thrill of Halloween, is trick or treating.  And there’s a reason it ends with “treat”.  No matter how healthy IContinue Reading

Beach Bingo Workout

Beach Bingo Workout

Everyone wants to look great in their bathing suit.  Whether you’re rocking a bikini or a one piece, the key to feeling great in a bathing suit is knowing that you’ve worked hard for what ya got! I’ve created a fun, full-body workout that will tone your arms, shoulders, abs, back, buns and legs, leavingContinue Reading

The Best Summer Workout For Busy Women

The Best Summer Workout For Busy Women

I love summertime! The longer hours mean more time I can spend doing fun stuff with my kiddos, husband, family and friends. To us, that usually means more time spent outside at the pool or beach.  Bring it on!Between the great weather, longer daylight hours and time to spend with those I love, the lastContinue Reading