Why Exercise is Essential in Overcoming Trauma

There’s a reason exercise is so often “prescribed” for those processing and recovering from a trauma. The body is an inter-connected machine, and healing trauma also involves caring for the entire body. When healing from a traumatic experience, don’t forget to eat healthy while also working on strengthening your body. The two go hand-in-hand. However,Continue Reading “Why Exercise is Essential in Overcoming Trauma”


8 Things Personal Trainers Hate to Hear

Guest Post By: Irma Ilao, CPT, SFN, SET Last week, I had an exterminator come over for a routine evaluation as I will be purchasing my home next month. He asked to look at the basement and so I led him downstairs. As he sees my home gym he says, “Wow, you have lots of gymContinue Reading “8 Things Personal Trainers Hate to Hear”

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Giving our Kids a Better Chance at Health

Children are like sponges. As early as infancy, they begin soaking up everything around them. They are constantly on the prowl for new and exciting stimulation, they touch everything, taste everything and ask about every noise. Their endless energy keeps them moving way beyond what we adults can keep up with. They are desperate toContinue Reading “Giving our Kids a Better Chance at Health”


Ten Fun Ways to Stay Active Through the Holidays

I know how it is. The kids are home on holiday break and parents have time off of work. Family gatherings and holiday parties fill the schedules. Any time that is not jam-packed with shopping, cooking or social outings is spent seeking some well-deserved relaxation on the couch. The holiday season undoubtedly can be stressfulContinue Reading “Ten Fun Ways to Stay Active Through the Holidays”