Tagged with health

Glutathione

Glutathione is an essential nutrient that our body naturally produces and is synthesized by amino acids. This is your SUPER HERO antioxidant enzyme. It is VERY important in the neutralization of free radicals and maintaining antioxidants, for example, Vit C and E, in their reactive forms. It is also important for DNA repair, protein synthesis, … Continue reading

Wheat Can Cause Inflammation, Kick it to the Curb!

America’s Diet Ahhhh the typical Western Diet: ‘Whole Grains’ has become such an integral part of our eating habits as we were taught that we NEED FIBER! Because of this, the intake of processed foods and refined sugars have become an important part of our eating habits. In 2010, according to the American Institute of … Continue reading

Success Rarely Comes Without Sacrifice

“Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it. The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it – in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance.” – John C. Maxwell This quote really got me thinking about goals and sacrifice and how our own success (whatever that may … Continue reading

23 1/2 Hours in a Day

You know the biggest excuse I get from my clients and customers when I coach them on their health is: I DON’T HAVE TIME. Most the time, I’d like to shake these individuals and scream until I’m blue in the face, but then my business would probably fail! Instead, I’m here to coach others, and … Continue reading

Surround Yourself by Positive Attitudes!

“Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don’t hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.” -Zig Ziglar

Free Weights vs. Resistance Training

I’ve had numerous people ask me, “Which is better? Free weights or resistance training?” It’s a great question, because when you think about it, both are beneficial for your body.  When you go to the gym, you hop on the treadmill as part of your warm up, and scan the room: you have the meat … Continue reading

Exercise of the Week

I love mixing yoga exercises as a filler with my clients. It’s great for flexibility, core stability, hip flexion, increase shoulder mobility, and definitely just improving range of motion (ROM) all around. One of my favorite exercises is the ‘Dive Bomber.’ This movement requires strength, flexibility, and utilizes groups of muscles in the upper body. … Continue reading

Commitment………

“Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration“- Thomas Edison If you think that living a healthy lifestyle is a cake walk, guess again.  It takes commitment, motivation, patience, determination, responsibility, and a boost of confidence to stay focused on accomplishing those goals. If you lack one of those, then it’s only going to make your … Continue reading