Jane’s family has a family reunion BBQ every summer where the burgers, coleslaw, and beer flow freely. There are fun games of horseshoes, volleyball, and potato sack races where the winners have bragging rights for the year. Last year the family added a push-up challenge that everyone had to enter. Jane rides 5 days a week, takes a yoga class twice a week, and a spin class once a week, so she is confident she has the strength to master the push-up challenge. The rules are
Are you guilty of trying to catch some zzz’s at your desk, or yawn your way through meetings while sipping on your triple espresso? Whether you are a busy executive, full-time student, stay-at-home parent, or athlete your days are likely long and demanding. In fact, chances are you have probably mastered the art of certain activities of daily living while sleeping! Work days can be long and stressful and weekends may not be that much better. Add on traveling, academic respons
I stopped by a local fitness equipment store the other day to purchase some new resistance bands and upon wandering around I started to dream about the perfect home gym. Unfortunately, my dream vision of the perfect home gym requires more space then my home has and a bigger bank account! Alas, I got my head out of the clouds and started to look at how to create a home gym with basic budget-friendly essentials. I complete my workouts at a commercial gym which is convenient f
How many times a week do you think to yourself or say out loud “I’m stressed?” Whether it is job stress, school stress, family stress, financial stress, or body image stress it seems to be a common phrase that we have all used. However, have you ever wondered what it means to be stressed or what exactly stress is? Let’s walk through what stress is, the types of stressors that may be affecting you, and what stress interventions can help you wipe that phrase out of your life!
Optimal nutrition is essential for any sport – golf is no different. It is a sport that combines short high intensity movements with longer lower intensity periods, strong mental focus, and the need to maintain energy over several hours. All of these factors require paying attention to what you eat on the golf course. Your nutritional requirements on the golf course can vary depending on a number of factors such as whether you walk or take a cart (why aren’t you walking?!),