Go take a walk!

Do you ever just go for a walk? I mean, really go for a walk. I walk all the time. I have a dog, so walking him is usually a part of my daily routine. However, there is a totally different mindset when I am rushing to get him exercise in the dead of winter…

Why everyone should have a dog

I struggled with the title of this post. First I typed, “Why everyone should own a dog”, then realized my dog own’s me more than I own him. That could be his lack of obedience, or my lack of proper training. (did I mention I have a new baby?) Pack leader or not, I have…

Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring? You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the…

First Trimester: Plan on not planning

As a health coach and overall wellness enthusiast I had a certain idea of how I would be as a pregnant person. I imagined I would stick to a very strict diet, continue with my regular workout routine, sleep 9 hours a night and glow like an angel from the heavens! What’s that quote? If…

Healthy Tips For The 4th Of July

I don’t know about you, but I am SO freaken excited to have a long holiday weekend. (It has been a longgg week.) This year the 4th of July falls on a Tuesday, so if you are lucky you have Monday and Tuesday off from work. The 4th of July is all about celebrating America…

The Importance Of Stretching

I never liked stretching. When I was going to do a workout I just jumped right into it. (usually, because I woke up late or was getting into a class right as it started). Stretching always seemed like this thing that I should be doing but, not something that I had to do. Well, as…

Tired Or Just Lazy?

How can you tell the difference between “needing rest” or just being completely lazy? That is the question I have been pondering over the last couple of days. I typically like to work out first thing in the morning. Of course the first few mornings are hard but as your brain and body get used…

Sugar Detox Day 3 & 4 : Exercise is Always a Good Idea

The last few days have been rough. I am sure part of that is the lack of sugar my body has been receiving and the fact that my job has been super hectic! Not to mention the weather has been really crappy. (Where’s the vitamin D at?)

Workout Essentials: At Home Workout

If you like to get your workout in at home, or just don’t have time to make it out to the local gym these are my favorite at home equipment pieces. I also believe you get the biggest bang for your buck on these. Exercise Bands: Exercise bands are amazing for at home workouts or…