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Posted on Mar 14 2015 - 1:39pm by somayar
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With the coming of the new season comes changes in the weather, changes in what we wear, and also changes in how we feel.  We start to shed the layers of clothes and notice the layers our body has gained.  It’s the perfect time to really get serious about getting fit. Here are three tips to help you get started. 1. Plan fun activities that match the weather Spring...

Posted on Mar 5 2015 - 7:31pm by somayar
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You’re working out everyday, you’re eating right, you’re pushing yourself everyday to get the body you want and to get healthy. But, are you getting enough rest? Rest is one of those things we forget about. We think that that harder we push, the more hours we clock in the gym, the faster we will reach our goals. Rest should be taken to: Give our...

Every once in a while my metabolism is on overload.  I eat a meal and immediately feel hungry, but I have two hours until my next meal.  So what can I do? Here are three ways to help prevent hunger between meals. #1 Determine How Hungry You Really Are Sometimes when I think I am starving, what I really am is either bored, thirsty, or actually hungry.  To help...

The holidays can be very stressful- the kids are home from school, family is visiting, you have family vacation plans, and you have about 10,000 errands to run. These extra things can really derail the daily fitness routine you’ve worked hard to maintain.  Just know that the key to sticking your routine is to actually stick to your routine…well, as closely...

Ladies, if you haven’t already discovered the wondrousness of a foam roller, let me enlighten you.  A foam roller looks like a big, cylindrical tube, sometimes smooth and sometimes textured. It is used to gently release built-up tension and loosen stiff muscles, while elongating and aligning the spine. Some benefits are stress relief and decrease muscle tightness,...

Most ladies I know love to hit the pavement and go for a long jog or run every morning. This is their time to relax, meditate, think about their day, and spend a little time away from all of the hustle and bustle of the kids, spouse/boyfriend, and home.  To keep this daily routine going, we need to make sure we are taking right preventative measures to ensure we...

Having kids, a home to manage, a job to go to and countless other things to do on a daily basis, may be just the reason to keep us from going to the gym. So why not make your own gym at home with very inexpensive equipment? Start with a yoga mat.  Not only can you do yoga on it, but it’s also good for any exercise movements or stretches which may require you...

It never fails.  I always hear stories from friends about how they may have caught a cold, foot fungus or some other germ at the gym.  If you have been a victim or would like to prevent becoming a victim of the gym cooties, here are a few ways to keep the germs at bay. There are areas within the gym that have been shown to be the worst at hoarding germs.  Those...