Fitness

5 Ways to Focus on Your Fitness

5 Ways to Focus on Your Fitness

5 Ways to Focus on Your Fitness (Now That the Kids Are Back in School)

Yahoo!! The kids are back in school. Okay, not everyone feels that way, but many do. It’s great when they get out for the summer, but by the time school roles back around (and it seems earlier every year), I was always ready to get mine back on a schedule. Summer is fun and we generally are very active during the summer, but the structure of a daily schedule is often out during the summer.

7 Do's and Don'ts for Diastasis Recti (DR)

7 Do's and Don'ts for Diastasis Recti (DR)

Diastasis Recti or “DR” is abdominal separation along the lines alba. While it is most common with pregnancy and postpartum, anyone can get it from not regulating their intra-abdominal pressure correctly.

DR can lead to “umbilical and ventral hernias, core dysfunction due to a weak inner core unit where pooches form (and getting a flat tummy again seems impossible), back pain, digestion issues, pelvis instability, and pelvic floor dysfunction” (Bower 17).

A Practical Guide to Strengthening your Core

A Practical Guide to Strengthening your Core

If your core is not strong you will suffer the consequences. Your core is the foundation for your strength. Without a strong core, imbalances in the body occur which in turn cause injury and issues later in life.

Foundation, in every aspect of life, is vitally important.

How To Fit Fitness Into A Busy Lifestyle

How To Fit Fitness Into A Busy Lifestyle

We all seem to have busier lifestyles than ever before. We juggle work, family, kid’s sports and activities, family time, church, volunteering and occasionally some hobbies we enjoy. Fitting fitness into our lives seems nearly impossible, but there are ways to overcome these obstacles.

Should I Work Out on Vacation (It is Vacation!)?

Should I Work Out on Vacation (It is Vacation!)?

Summer is here, which probably means you have a get-away planned in the next few months. Whether you are going on a cruise or to the mountains, a common question is: “Should I stick to my workout regimen while on vacation?” Isn’t the whole point of vacation to rest and unwind? It absolutely is! When it comes to getting a sweat sesh in on your time away, consider a few things:

Four Keys to Preparation

Four Keys to Preparation

Spring is a fickle time of year. You never know if it’s going to rain or possibly even snow. Sunshine is always possible and winds can howl to the point of hurricanes. Depending on where you live, the temperatures can be below freezing or above 80 – and each day can be different than the next. So, you have to be prepared for whatever comes your way or you may get caught in a storm. 

Time for Change

Time for Change

You want to live a long, adventure filled life. You want to see your kids grow up, play with them and your grandkids. You want to spend more time doing the things you enjoy than time at the doctor’s office. You’d rather spend your money on doing things or buying things you really want than on medications, and doctors’ visits.