Retirement planning is more than just financial planning. It also should include physical planning, but this isn’t talked about much. What good is the money you saved for traveling during your retirement years if your joints ache and your body fatigues with minimal movement? If you can’t walk your dog around the block when youContinue reading “Are you ready for an active retirement?”
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A BUSY WOMANS GUIDE TO FITNESS & WELLNESS – Part 1
Developing these first healthy habits will set you up for success when starting any new health and fitness journey. When you are busy it’s hard to know when and where to start to improve your health. You’ve come to the right place! Your start is here.
What seems impossible today will one day become your WARM UP
This quote has been making a splash for quite some time and no one has taken the glory for it yet. I think it’s a fabulous quote because it rings true! It highlights the importance of warming up before exercise no matter what stage of fitness you find yourself in. So many people dive rightContinue reading “What seems impossible today will one day become your WARM UP”
The Importance of Physical Balance in Living a Long, Active Life
There’s a short list of things you’re likely taking advantage of right now. But don’t worry, I’m not judging; in fact, I’m doing it too. It’s only normal to breathe or blink without thinking about it, but we don’t notice our sense of balance until it’s not working like it should. Balance is an underratedContinue reading “The Importance of Physical Balance in Living a Long, Active Life”
Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Older Adults & Seniors
Today’s society paints a picture of aging and retirement as a time to slow down. But I can tell you, not any one of my mature or senior clients is looking to “slow down”.
The Best Low Impact Cardio Workouts
Maybe you’ve been a runner or road cyclist in the past but lately your body is just not responding like it used to. In fact, maybe you are feeling a little more stiff and sore after after that 5 mile jog and you know it’s beginning to take its toll on your body. We allContinue reading “The Best Low Impact Cardio Workouts”
Gentle, dynamic stretching to help your mind and body get up and get going each morning
Join me for a gentle stretching session you can enjoy right from your bed (video)
Are you too focused on “what” and not “why”?
We often put off what we want to do because we are more focused on the “what”, not the “why”. We tend to overthink on “what” needs to go into the next step of our want. This can become overwhelming and we just put it off even more, waiting for circumstances to naturally change. ForContinue reading “Are you too focused on “what” and not “why”?”
Exercise Your Way Through Arthritis
The knuckles and joints of every finger ache… the wrists feel fatigued and you’ve barely lifted a pen today. The groaning seems to get louder every time you sit or stand because your knees are so stiff and sore it’s tough to move them. The last thing on your mind is exercise. How can anyoneContinue reading “Exercise Your Way Through Arthritis”
Lately there’s been a lot of talk about our posture especially as it relates to sitting for longer periods of time and sitting hunched over our computers, tablets, or phones more than we used too thanks to the pandemic. But there is more to posture and it’s importance to living our best. If you’re anContinue reading “Posture…It Matters”