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.
Easter was one of my favorite holidays on many levels growing up. Mainly because of my family always gathered together for a meal and hunting for eggs. Or maybe because my mom always made sure we had a brand spanking new outfit every Easter growing up. Maybe it was the deviled eggs? The traditions of Easter celebrations run deep in my memories. I don’t think I really ever understood what all of these traditions meant though, so I created this fun trivia game for the whole family!
Is one better than the other?
This article is here to help bring attention to some facts surrounding cardio vs. strength training and hopefully motivate you to add strength training to your regular workout routine. First let’s define what is cardio and what is strength training: Cardio is any exercise or movement that focuses on elevating the heart rate by moving the body with activity such as power walking, running, bike riding, as well as stationary body weight exercises like jumping rope or running in place.
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!
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.