Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

There’s been a lot of talk lately about vagal tone and how yoga can help to maintain healthy vagus nerve function, in effect providing “high vagal tone.” (That’s a good thing.) It basically means that the body and brain function more resiliently under stress. It can even reduce allostatic load, which is the amount of … Continue reading Yoga For Healthy Aging ~ Understanding Vagal Tone (Part 1 &2)

Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

“Even if you don’t get COVID-19, the pandemic might destroy you anyway.” Muscles, bones, skin, hair, even vision - “For many people, the physical ramifications of a year or more in isolation will be temporary, or at least largely reversible. For some, though, the accumulated toll of the pandemic’s disruptions to daily life could be … Continue reading Yes, the Pandemic Is Ruining Your Body

Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

"The more we study physical activity, the more we realize that it doesn't really matter what you do," Lieberman says. "You don't have to do incredible strength training ... to get some benefits of physical activity. There's all different kinds of physical activity, and it's all good in different ways." *On how chairs with backs … Continue reading Just Move: Debunking Myths About Exercise And Sleep

The role of diet and nutritional supplements during COVID-19

“Although we are not aware of good data on the effects of nutritional supplements on risk or severity of COVID-19, existing evidence indicates that supplements of several nutrients can reduce risk or severity of some viral infections, particularly among people with inadequate dietary sources. Therefore, prudence suggests that inadequate intakes of essential minerals and vitamins … Continue reading The role of diet and nutritional supplements during COVID-19

Real Life Benefits of Exercise

Did I think as an 18 year old, "I better start exercising now cause one day I'll by 60 years old and boy oh boy I'll be SO glad I started." lol. Nope. I was seeking relief from a painful back ache. But here I am now, in my 60th year reaping the benefits of … Continue reading Real Life Benefits of Exercise

Post COVID Fitness

I’ve been doing outdoor training long before it was cool (& now necessary). With moving along to level 2 of the reopening plan, it's time! Time to journey back into healing and health. I am thrilled to partner with you in that journey.With over 4 decades as a fitness professional, expert in getting fit and … Continue reading Post COVID Fitness

No Wonder Monkeys Are So Happy All The Time

'' BANANAS….......... Never, put your banana in the refrigerator!!!…This is interesting. After reading this, you'll never look at a banana in the same way again. Bananas contain three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two … Continue reading No Wonder Monkeys Are So Happy All The Time