Bumps and Bruises? Seek Arnica!

It’s the time of year where we find ourselves on bikes, navigating tight corners to reach the lawn mower, or getting banged-into at crowded venues.  Later in the day, a black and blue mark emerges, with a dull pain radiating from the site. At a recent visit with...

Gluten-Free, Explained!

My summer travels have served as muses for this blog.  Last week’s Top 20 was inspired by my time in Seattle and Vancouver.  The exercise program on-the-go was completely selfish as the kids and I are nomadic for the month of July.  Here on our...

Out and About, Summer 2012!

With summer in full swing, I offer you a bucket list to make the most out of the season, enjoy! The summer is ripe for the picking and offers innumerable opportunities to engage our bodies, our minds and our energy to doing good things. Whether to...

Let’s Travelcise!

Travelcise: Travel-sized Workouts Anyplace, Anytime! According to the newspapers, travel among Americans is up. Summer is traditionally the season for families to drive or fly to national parks, visit with relatives, or just hit the trail. Many of us who exercise on a regular basis sometimes...

Michelle Hanlon-Mascari

  An Interview with Michelle Hanlon-Mascari, Master JumpSport Fitness Trampoline Instructor This week I had the opportunity to have a “walk and talk” with Master JumpSport Fitness™ Trampoline Instructor, Michelle Hanlon-Mascari.  Michelle has been with JumpSport for almost two years, and she is as passionate about teaching...

New to the gym?

  New to the Gym? What is THAT? Equipment Demystified.. For many people, a fitness facility, be it a gym or studio is- at least in the beginning- a scary, intimidating place. The Scene: Transformer looking pieces of equipment; huge with hard angles.  People looking absolutely comfortable and in control of...

Dance

National Dance Week: Move Your Body Freely

Last week was National Dance Week and thousands of classes across the nation took part in celebrating the art of dance, so in case you missed out, read on! Dance by its very nature is expressive and is a body of creativity constantly morphing and growing.  A...

Health & Exercise

Nutrition Series, 3 Vegetarianism

Nutrition, Article 3 Vegetarianism & Vegan Eating Styles, with Brandi Thompson, RD In this third installment focusing in our nutrition series in honor of National Nutrition Month, we are focusing on vegetarianism and vegan eating styles.  Gone are the days of little incense smelling shops filled with flax flour,...