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Myth Busters: I Can Catch Up On Sleep

Myth Busters: I Can Catch Up On Sleep

We all know by now that a lack of sleep can affect your overall health and make you prone to serious medical conditions, such as obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. But did you know that you can’t offset that lack of sleep by getting more sleep the following evening?
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Tight Hips?

Tight Hips?

The butterfly stretch is a great exercise to open the hips and stretch the hip adductors. What are “adductors”? The adductors are used to pull the leg inward. For example: kicking a soccer ball, doing 30 hack sacs during Kaia or even crossing your legs! Another reason to do the...
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Stay Summer Hydrated!

Stay Summer Hydrated!

Summer is here and it is more important than ever to stay hydrated. Increasing water intake can often feel boring. “When I was a child, I thought the "adult drink" was coffee. When I became a teenager, I thought the "adult drink" was beer. As an adult, I've realized...
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Top 5 Ways to Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

Top 5 Ways to Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

Do you have belly fat that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere? Do you want to get rid of it? I CAN’T HEAR YOU 👂… Do YOU want to get rid of it?!   Ok then! We’re going to flip that stubborn belly fat on its head!   It’s time to get serious...
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5 Ways to Release Tension In Your Shoulders

5 Ways to Release Tension In Your Shoulders

Do you wake up and stretch first thing in the morning? I have to admit that I do not and this is something that I need to make a habit! But, I’ll tell you what….when I do stretch in the morning I feel so much better throughout the day. So, let’s talk about tension in the...
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If I Don't Sweat, Does It Even Count?

If I Don't Sweat, Does It Even Count?

It is a common belief that if you don’t leave a workout dripping in sweat, it didn’t count. Count for what? That is the main question. If you didn’t sweat until your clothes need to be wrung out, does that mean it was a waste of time?  Before we talk about the physiology...
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