Category Archives: Health & Wellness

7 Life Improving Benefits of Yoga

7 Life Improving Benefits of Yoga

7 Life Improving Benefits of Yoga 1. An optimistic outlook-Life just seems easier and hopeful 2. Sculpting and toning from head to toe- don’t let Chatarunga fool you 3 Minimize low back pain and other nagging aches-often due to flexibility and imbalance 4. Better quality sleep-The mind naturally slows down 5. Hotter, steamier bedtime with… Continue Reading

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Metabolism Boosting Foods

7 Metabolism Boosting Foods: Avocado – Improves cell efficiency with the fat-burning hormones instead of using the carbohydrate burning mechanisms. It can also help switch off your fat storing hormones.  Yes please! Cinnamon – Helps get speed up glucose (blood sugar) uptake in the blood stream, so it is quickly used up and not stored as fat. Salmon… Continue Reading

30 Day Challenge Day 3

September Slim Down Today it’s time to get your cardio on. The MINIMUM is 20 minutes, agreed? (Nerd alert: the Cardiac Nurse in me is coming out for 1 minute-the American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes most days of the week for cardiorespiratory health. Ok done.) But if your goal is to lose weight you… Continue Reading

Turn It Up Tuesday

Turn It Up Tuesday

Are you ready to turn things up a notch with your fitness? I’m constantly looking for new ways to challenge myself. Today I picked a piece of equipment that had my core (and the rest of my body) on fire. The basis of it is instability.  That instability requires you to engage your core muscles… Continue Reading

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