Low-fat foods may seem healthy, but they’re often loaded with sugar and other unhealthy ingredients. These can lead to excessive hunger, weight gain and disease. It's important to know what fats are necessary, and how to they are part of a balanced diet.
St. Patrick's Day Workout
Join us in studio or virtually at home on March 17th, as we get our Sham Rock On and celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a workout full of rainbows, pots of gold, luck and more!
As far as I’m concerned, there’s never a bad time to read, but I especially love spring reading here in Idaho. The weather is still cold outside but things are starting to come back to life and I love sitting near a window, soaking up sunshine from the warmth of my house, with a good book in my lap. Here are some of my favorite recent reads for your spring reading list!
Many women starting an exercise program are walking into a gym for the first time, or the first time in a very long time. How do they feel when they walk out? In many cases, they may walk out feeling defeated, incapable of keeping up, or even injured trying to keep up beyond their ability. What I love about Kaia is the commitment to making every woman feeling successful, every workout, no matter their fitness level.
Women who are new to exercise must be given exercises appropriate for just starting out. These exercises will prepare their joints for the heavier loads to come. The right exercises will provide stability and strength to the joints. The right exercises will improve awareness of the mechanics of movement and muscle activation. If given appropriate exercises, beginners will leave our classes not only injury free but feeling successful and prepped for the harder work to come. Basics before Burpees!
I did my first 7-Day Reset on Jan. 4th. It had been a long time coming. I had felt really good during the initial Stay at Home Order in March, and continued to work out daily, eat healthy and drink in moderation until May. And then I just hit a wall. Like, a really BIG wall. One that spanned June-Jan, if I’m being honest.
It is important to maintain good posture. Good posture includes the way we sit stand and walk, it affects our health and mood. Good posture means training the body to stand, sit, lie, or walk in positions that will not over strain the muscles and ligaments during movement or rigorous activities. While we focus on posture during activities like weight lifting and strength training it is just as important to think about it in our daily routine. Stretching is crucial for flexibility range of motion and injury prevention. Stretching can help to loosen the tight muscles that may be affecting your posture negatively.