Friday, July 28, 2006

Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer

Why would I need a personal trainer? I have been working out for years, what could a trainer actually teach me? It is a luxury that I can’t afford?

Does any of this sound familiar?

The truth is that everyone can benefit from personal training! Whether you are just starting out or would like to update your program, a personal trainer can give you a whole M.E.S.S of help!

MOTIVATION: It can give you the push you need to stick to a regular fitness program.

EXPERTISE: Get a customized program suited to you individual goals.

SAFETY: Learn proper technique and execution for the best results possible.

SUPPORT: To answer any of your health and fitness related concerns.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Useful Links

Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to share some useful links with you that I think will help keep you on track to reach your fitness goals! They include great information and easy to use FREE tools. Let me know if they work for you

Friday, July 14, 2006

Safe Summer Exercise

Summer is a great time to engage in fun activities for you and the whole family. With temperatures soaring, take heed with these summer safe exercise tips

Drink Water! – You need to stay hydrated and drink more water as we sweat much more when it is hot outside. Drink 12 ounces of water before your exercise and 16 ounces for every 20 minutes of exercise!

Take It Easy – On hot days, slow up you pace or shorten your workout. A healthy lifestyle comes over time, no need to over do it

Dress For Success – Where a single layer of loose, light weight clothing to allow the skin to breathe. Avoid exercising between 11am-2pm when it is the hottest

Exercise With Your Head– Be sun smart – wear a hat and sunscreen! Make sure you reapply after your workout

Cool It – Don’t forget to incorporate a cool down for at least 5 minutes so your body temperature can return to normal. Include some stretching to further cool down your muscles

Monday, July 10, 2006

Dealing With Chronic Pain

Do you suffer from chronic pain? I do, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia this year. Surprised? So was I, but instead of throwing in the towel, I decided to use my condition to help motivated and educate others to be physically active. You do have limitations, be that doesn't mean that you have to give up or suffer alone.

Share your story here!

Stay Healthy,


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