A Total-Body Workout
Do you know what I love about barre? It's accessible to everyone. With minimal to zero impact on joints, a barre available as a support system and a format that doesn't have you moving from the floor up to standing constantly, everyone is able to feel confident and successful in a barre class.
Release tension and improve performance with these 2 stretches
The butterfly stretch is a great exercise to open the hips and stretch the hip adductors. What are “adductors”? The adductors are used to pull the leg inward. For example: kicking a soccer ball, doing 30 hack sacs during Kaia or even crossing your legs!
Another reason to do the butterfly stretch is to relieve stress. Let’s face it, we all experience stress and we tend to carry in our hips. This stretch will help relieve stress and provide flexibility.
Easy ways to stay hydrated this summer
Summer is here and it is more important than ever to stay hydrated. Increasing water intake can often feel boring. “When I was a child, I thought the "adult drink" was coffee. When I became a teenager, I thought the "adult drink" was beer. As an adult, I've realized the "adult drink" is in fact... water (Anna Brandberg @annabrandberg-Twitter).” After you calculate your daily recommended water intake (usually 50-60% of your body weight in ounces plus more for exercise or breast feeding) you can decide on ways to get to that goal. Here are some of our best tips for drinking more water.
Celebrate one of the most important men in your life – your Dad! After all, he’s done so much for you all these years, from your childhood to your adult years. With all of the stress and uncertainty in the world right now he deserves to feel appreciated and pampered. Here are 10 gift ideas for the coolest dad!
The summer solstice happens every year and typically marks the beginning of the summer season. It’s the longest day of the year with a stretch of sunlight that last for 17 hours. It’s the time of welcoming summer the season of light and happiness and celebration of achievement and bounty. This year its predicted to occur between June 20th and 22nd.
Get ready to stock up on your summer vacation reads! Even though, sadly, it’s pouring rain in Boise as I write this, I know the sun will shine soon and I’ll be ready to stretch out on a lounge chair in my backyard and kill whole weekends buried in books and a sunhat.