What is a BOSU ball? Perhaps a better way to refer to the BOSU ball is as the "half blue exercise ball". It is essentially a stability ball on one side and a hard flat surface on the other. Both sides can be used for various balance exercises. For this reason it is called BOTH-SIDES-UP, or BOSU. See … Continue reading What is a BOSU ball and Why Should You use it?
The Single Leg Deadlift An exercise to target the entire posterior chain. The posterior chain refers to the muscles on the rear side of the body. These muscles include your glutes, hamstrings, and erector spinae. How To Perform a Single Leg Deadlift with a barbell https://youtu.be/YJniiGh6AMI Start in standing position with upright posture. Posture should … Continue reading How To Perform a Single Leg-Deadlift
Active Rest is term that refers to low-intensity activity that is performed to help your body recover from strenuous physical fitness or workouts. Active Rest is necessary to support recovery and reduce stress. Examples of active rest include low-intensity hiking, biking, and yoga. Here are my top favorite forms of active rest. Hiking-my favorite hikes … Continue reading What is Active Rest and Why is it Necessary?
It is October 2018. I am twenty something years old and fluctuate between 140-144lbs and about 18-20% body fat. In my mind I still look in the mirror and hear voices telling me I'm fat and ugly. I end up experiencing feelings of shame, dissappointment, and depression. Why? Logically I realize that I am a … Continue reading Beating Body Image Blues
Master the Glute Bridge This exercise will fire up and activate the entire booty region. Perform 2-3 sets of about 10-20 repetitions. Master Side Walks with Resistance Band This exercise will activate your abductor muscles, which basically refers to your booty region. Stronger glutes means strong abductor muscles. I really don't have a set … Continue reading How To Train Glutes & Legs
When you're hungry throughout the day what should you eat? Almonds are a great option for several reasons. For starters, they are super easy and convenient to pack on the go. This means you can put a some in a container to throw in your purse, your car, or where ever in case you get … Continue reading Healthy Snack of the Day: Roasted Almonds with Cinnamon and Stevia
Sejuiced is an organic juice bar located in Corona Del Mar, California. I am completely seduced by Sejuiced and want to share all the reasons I love this company. This company believes in making a difference. Sejuiced makes a difference by selling juice in glass bottles rather than plastic. Utilizing glass bottles rather than plastic … Continue reading Seduced by Sejuiced: 5 Reasons I love This Company