Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats

Contributed by Kimberly Black Health & Fitness Professional Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats When Valentine’s comes around there is always a plethora of chocolates and pink colored treats. Most of these treats are loaded with extra sugar and they usually don’t have any nutritional value. If you’re looking for a few treats that won’t break your …

upLIFTing: Can Strength Training Help Decrease Anxiety and Depression?

Contributed by Kimberly Black Health & Fitness Professional upLIFTing: Can Strength Training Help Decrease Anxiety and Depression? It’s time to start thinking about your strength training as more than just physical. It’s also a huge component in our mental health and wellbeing. Think about it, what are some things you might do when you’re stressed …

Is Building muscle your goal? Then don’t…

When you bend your arm for a bicep curl you are contracting your biceps. The goal is to build muscle so when exerting a force, like lifting a dumbbell up against gravity, the primary goal is the lift. In Eccentric training you focus more on controlling the speed as you are lowering the weight back …

5 Yoga Techniques to Get You Through the Holidays

Contributed by Kimberly Black E-RYT200/RYT500, YACEP   It’s that time of the year again! You’ve got Holiday parties every other day. You’re still trying to find the perfect gifts. Maybe you have to travel and deal with busy airports. Baking cookies, family pictures, decorating, wrapping gifts, the list goes on. It might feel a little …

The Authorship of Bariatric Fitness For Your New Life

Written by: Julia Karlstad, M.Ed., CSCS, SFN-ISSA In the spring of 2017 I received a call from Ulysses Press asking if I’d be interested in writing a book about fitness specific to the bariatric population.  Considering that I told myself and many others after the authorship of my first book in 2009, Rx Fitness for …

Try Soba Noodles Made from Buckwheat…It’s Not Wheat!

Provided by: Amanda Albiar, NCSF-CPT I enjoy a healthy change in my eating regimen and thus try to bring variety into my eating plan. One of the ways I do this is by paying attention to how a chef prepares a certain dish when eating out or watching cooking shows on TV. Most recently, I’ve …

3 Steps to Quiet Your Anxiety

Contributed by: Ciara Floyd, M.S., NSCF-CPT, NSCA-CSCS Anxiety and worry affect everyone in different ways and different situations. You may worry about your family’s safety, whether you did something wrong if a friend didn’t text you back, or if you made the right decision about the new job you just chose. These types of thoughts …

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