February Happy Heart Challenge

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

January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11

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

Plank January wellness challenge double plank

January Wellness Challenge: Day 2

We are on to day 2 of our January Wellness Challenge.  Since it’s #workoutwednesday, let’s go ahead and do a *plank challenge this month. You don’t need a partner, or a magical forest –  we’ll walk you through it. Why do we do planks? Every activity you do starts from the center of your body – your foundation.  Your core foundation is made up of all … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 2

Triceps Dip Challenge!

Tricep dips: Sit at the end of a bench or chair with your hands at the end about shoulder width. Abdominals are contracted and chest is lifted. On your hands, only scoot your rear about an inch away from the bench. Retract and depress your shoulder blades as you bend your elbows behind you and slowly lower down into the dip. Don’t let your elbows … Continue reading Triceps Dip Challenge!

Happy Halloween!

Halloween is the kickoff to the holiday season – and holidays are meant to be celebrated! Have a little fun!! Here’s some silly photos to create smiles and to inspire some ideas to celebrate the day… Hmmm…where’s Joy in this above photo? Ha ha! Planking with my 8-legged friend! Start a plank from your knees and build on your intensity by going to the toes. … Continue reading Happy Halloween!