Wearable Technology; Getting Lost in the Numbers

Wearable Technology; Getting Lost in the Numbers

Smart wearable fitness technology sales are expected to double with projected sales of $27 billion by 2022.  

Mobility First!

Mobility First!

What do we mean by Mobility First?  As babies, we’re born with more mobility in our bodies than we know what to do with or can even manage.  Our joints are pliable and our muscles are like jello. As we get older and more physically mature we develop certain movement patterns and with those patterns comes a loss of some of that innate mobility. 

Self Defense for Women

Self Defense for Women

The US Justice Department statistics on Violence against Women indicates;

Why Is Sleep Important?

Why Is Sleep Important?

While we sleep, our brain is working to prepare us for the next day.

How Much Sleep Is Adequate?

How Much Sleep Is Adequate?

The table below reflects recent American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) recommendations that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has endorsed.  

What Is Sleep Hygiene?

What Is Sleep Hygiene?

Sleep hygiene is the habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness.

Tough It Out!:  Building Resilience

Tough It Out!: Building Resilience

Resilience is our ability to cope with stress, overcome obstacles and work through adversity in our quest for a bigger goal or objective.

Health And Disease… Is It Really All About Your Genes ?

Health And Disease… Is It Really All About Your Genes ?

When we speak about our genes, we’re really referring to our DNA, the hereditary material in humans and almost all other organisms.

You Deserve A Rest Today!

You Deserve A Rest Today!

As an exercise physiologist and personal trainer for the last 33 years, I’ve spent a lot of time educating people on the importance of moving every day.  Not today, however.