Returning to Exercise After COVID-19

Getting back into your exercise routine after any illness or injury can be challenging, but what about when it comes to resuming physical activity after having Covid-19? Each patient with Covid-19 is unique and there is a wide range with how each person handles, experiences, and recovers from the virus.

The Effects of Exercise on Mental Health

Exercise can help with depression and anxiety by giving off endorphins; endorphins are chemical in your brain that produces a sense of happiness and euphoria. Another benefit of exercise for mental health is that it is a great way to relieve stress.

Forgiveness: Good For Your Health

Are you holding on to a situation that is causing you emotional distress? Whether it is a simple spat with your spouse or a deeper, long-held resentment toward a friend, […]

Hit Those Weights!

Strength training or weightlifting can be one of the most valuable forms of fitness. By just spending 30-45 minutes a day a few days a week, you may see significant […]

Getting Started: Weightlifting

Learning which exercises target what areas of the body, proper form of each exercise, how much weight to lift, and how many sets and repetitions can all seem a bit overwhelming. We are here to help!

Strategies To Help You Relax

Relax - Breathe

Chronic, everyday stress causes health problems. Managing that stress through intentional relaxation lowers blood pressure, increases blood flow and improves digestion and sleep. It also helps you handle anger and frustration. But relaxing can be difficult for many people.

The Need for Speed

Who doesn’t want to be faster? Whether you’re an avid racer or just starting out, these tips will help improve your performance and help you reach your personal best. Make […]

Shin splints and How to Prevent Them

Shin splints are a common problem, especially among runners. They can be quite painful and frustrating, derailing a runner’s goals. Before we dive into what could be causing shin splints […]

What’s Next: Completing Women & Weights

Six weeks of Women & Weights came and went quickly, more quickly than I expected. I learned a lot throughout the program, such as new exercises to incorporate into my […]