Bridging the Gap Between Yoga and Fitness – Why You Should Be Doing Both

Bridging the Gap Between Yoga and Fitness Contributed by Kimberly Turner E-RYT 500, YACEPYoga & Fitness Professional While we all know how great strength training is for our health and fitness, we might be overlooking some other aspects of our training. Flexibility, mobility, recovery, breathing and meditation/mind work are all things we should also be …

Sleep Goals

Sleep Goals Contributed by Dani BarbosaHealth & Fitness Professional When it comes to improving and maintaining your overall health, sleep is equally as important as nutrition and exercise. Quality sleep promotes recovery, mental clarity, and contributes to weight loss/management. We’ve all been guilty of it. We operate on a few hours of sleep, drag ourselves …

Many Emotions

Many Emotions Provided by Julia Karlstad, M.Ed., CSCS-NSCA, SFN-ISSA Today I have felt many emotions as it relates to our nation’s current situation related to COVID-19.  I know I am not alone as many of you have also felt many emotions. Today I have cried Today I have laughed Today I have felt fear Today …

Get the Chill Without the Pill: The Vagus Nerve

Get the Chill Without the Pill: The Vagus Nerve Don’t you wish there was some magic ‘chill pill’ you could take when you’re feeling stressed and overworked? Something that would help you feel at peace, relaxed, and less stressed. You might be surprised to find out that you don’t need a magic pill, and there’s …

Increasing Ankle Mobility For Squat Performance

Contributed by Justin McLawhorn, MS Health & Fitness Professional Increasing Ankle Mobility For Squat Performance The importance of ankle mobility has been greatly overlooked by many fitness professionals. Proper ankle alignment can lead to better overall body movement. For example, when performing a squat, you must have proper ankle dorsiflexion (the ability of the foot …

“No Pain, No Gain” – Not really.

Contributed by Dani Barbosa Health & Fitness Professional “No Pain, No Gain” – Not really. Many people have come to believe the fake news, that is a workout must be grueling and leave you sore for days to be effective. Well, I am here to drop some truth bombs on you… Following this “no pain, …

Why Do Our Muscles Cramp Up at Night?

Why Do Our Muscles Cramp Up at Night? Muscle cramping is an over-activation or contraction of a muscle. Although it can happen anywhere it typically occurs in the calves because these are the muscles that use the most energy in the body. While it’s easy to know when you’re having a muscle cramp, it can …

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