Wellness

Exercise Benefits, Part 5: Why You Should Do Yoga (Or Barre Or Pilates)

There are people out there who might be thinking, “Yoga? That’s not a workout.” I get it. I used to be one of those people. But as I’ve gained more...Continue Reading

How To Reduce Your Risk Of Alzheimer’s

We are more than just our bodies; our minds are a huge part of who we are. And the two are connected: what we do affects our minds, and how...Continue Reading

Health, Research Findings, Wellness

Exercise Benefits, Part 4: Why You Should Do Intervals (If You Can)

I might be a bit of an anomaly (after all, I love burpees—and I don’t say that sarcastically; I truly love them), but I love HIIT (high-intensity interval training). I...Continue Reading

How To Sustain Health Habits Even With A Busy Schedule

I get it: you’re busy; you have a lot of demands on your time; life gets in the way. Some days—heck, maybe most days—you hardly seem to have the time...Continue Reading

Fitness, Health

Exercise Benefits, Part 3: Why You Should Do Strength Training

I hate strength training. I fall solidly into the cardio camp. Give me an open trail and I’ll happily run for miles. Ask me to do burpees and you just...Continue Reading

Exercise Benefits, Part 2: Why You Should Do Cardio

In all my years of teaching group fitness, I’ve found it to be pretty universally true that everyone falls into one—and only one—camp: you’re either a cardio person or a...Continue Reading

Exercise Benefits, Part 1: Why You Should Aim To Be Active

With how much the fitness industry has grown in recent years, you’re probably well aware of the fact that exercise has many health benefits. But why? How? What specifically does...Continue Reading

Fitness, Health, Research Findings

Stress And Resilience: Two Sides Of The Same Coin

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all, but in different ways, hitting some harder than others. Even for those who have been similarly disrupted, how they’ve responded might be drastically...Continue Reading

Health, Research Findings, Wellness