Improving Health


New Year, New Workout!

Posted by Mairead Callahan, RDN, CPT on January 10, 2018

Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to get back in shape this year? Jumpstart your new fitness goals by trying a type of workout you haven’t in the past! Moving forward, it will be important to continue to switch up your workout routine to keep your mind interested and your muscles most active. If you continue to change your exercise routine, you will burn more calories as you continually challenge your body. If workouts are too repetitive, they can bore both your mind and your muscles. Below are a variety of different types of workouts to incorporate in your fitness plan!

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12 Quick and Easy Ways to Reset and Destress

Posted by Mairead Callahan, RDN, CPT on December 20, 2017

Feeling overwhelmed at work? Stressed about your to-do list? Concerned about meeting deadlines? Use these 12 quick and easy ways to reset yourself during the day.

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3 Tips for Your First Yoga Class

Posted by Mairead Callahan, RDN, CPT on July 19, 2016

Yoga is one of the most popular exercise classes today – and for good reason. Just a few of the benefits of yoga include increased muscle strength and tone, protection from injury, weight loss, and stress management.

Never been to a yoga class before? There is a first time for everything! Review these 3 tips and you will be ready to hit the mat. 

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Why You Should Try Yoga, Really (No Excuses!)

Posted by Sarah Summers on May 26, 2015

As a yoga teacher there's one phrase I hear a lot and absolutely cannot stand:

"I tried yoga once and hated it."

Here's a few more common and loathed phrases:

"I'm not flexible, I can't even touch my toes!"
"I wish I could sit still for an hour, but I just can't."
"I don't want to be the only guy in the class."
"I don't have a mat/the right clothes/time for yoga class."

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6 Beginner Yoga Tips for Newbies

Posted by Sarah Summers on October 29, 2014

Can’t touch your toes? Out of shape? Yoga can help you become more flexible while strengthening and toning your muscles. Yoga can also help you relieve chronic tension, cultivate concentration, and encourage self-acceptance.

Going to your first yoga class can also be intimidating, but as with any new activity taking that first step can be very rewarding. Below you’ll find some beginner yoga tips for your first class. 

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Post Topics Yoga, Fitness