February is American Heart Month, so let’s give some love to that muscle that keeps you alive (uh, your heart)! The stronger your heart is, the more blood your heart is able to pump with every heart beat. Which means the weaker your heart is, it takes more energy and more heartbeats to pump the same amount of oxygen throughout your body to the needed … Continue reading February Happy Heart Challenge
We are coming up on the last few days of our January Wellness Challenge! You can still join us. Today is day 28, walk or run 1.75 miles. *If you haven’t been running, but want to start, here’s a perfect way to do some walk/run intervals below… If you are NOT a runner, just pick two walking speeds instead. On the flip side, if … Continue reading A 1.75 Mile Walk/Run Interval Workout
How’s your January Wellness Challenge going? We are back on plank day for this workout Wednesday and tacking on another 5 seconds. Remember to check all your safety points here. Continue reading Plank Day!
For day 17 of our January Wellness Challenge, it’s time to shift our focus to mental health. Do something for you today. Do something that lifts your spirits and gives you a little extra energy. Focusing a little each day of your own mental well-being is a must if you want to live a happy, healthy life. What’s your spirit booster? Carving out time to … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Focus on You
This is day 15 of our January Wellness Challenge where we focus on all dimensions of health. Today’s challenge is to try a new hummus recipe – actually make it yourself. It’s easy and hummus is such a plant based powerhouse of goodness – packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. The traditional recipe is chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini (sesame seed paste), garlic, salt to … Continue reading A Tweak to the Original
We are into our second weekend of our January Wellness Challenge – and it’s not too late to join the happy wellness fun! Here’s are two challenges for the weekend: Day 12: Drink a cup of green tea. Green tea has antioxidants that can boost your immune system and energy levels and is also known to help fight anxiety, stress, certain cancers, and even high … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Green Tea & Organization
And just like that, we are on to the second week of our January Wellness Challenge! Day 7: Walk, jog, or run a mile for #MoveItMonday Walking Technique: Stand tall Abdominals in (30% out of 100%) Chest open Shoulders retracted and depressed Slight chin tuck – look straight ahead Swing arms forward and back from shoulder – not across your body Lightly walk heel to toe … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11