Wellness Insights

Blizzard = Total Body Workout

  I live in Virginia, and it is very rare when we get over two feet of snow. This makes kids happy to get a day off from school and some parents happy that they “can’t” get into the office (wink wink, sure you can’t…). For homeowners, you have another issue:…

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Adam Ruins Nutrition

I love this show. Adam Ruins Everything takes great pleasure in completely destroying myths and misinterpretations we come across in everyday life. I encourage you to hunt down the show. One thing I really admire is that he fact checks everything and then displays his sources as the episode is…

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Workout of the week (WOW) #7

Here is your workout of the week. Do not pause between any section. Keep moving! Warm up (40 seconds each with no rest): Jog in place Lateral steps Lateral triple steps Push up 4 count Jog in place Circuit (3 rounds) Switch lunge (40 seconds) Jump rope OR Jumping jacks (40 seconds)…

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It’s OK to crave

Downside of being a fitness coach: every time I see someone I know at a restaurant, they look at my plate and mentally give me a compliance grade. I understand this doesn’t equate to having an investment property in Syria or having a eggplant sized cyst on my forehead in…

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Workout of the Week (WOW) #6

Here is this week’s workout. Perform every other day in conjunction with, or in place of, your current workout routine. We are going to use a WOW from a few weeks ago with a different format: pyramids! Set the clock for 15 minutes and let it run. After the warm up,…

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Workout of the Week (WOW) #5

Here is this week’s workout. This will be your PRIMARY resistance training workout for 3-4 days of the week. It requires some basic equipment that you will find in any commercial or well stocked home gym. In other words, you need heavy things at your disposal. There are 2 workouts…

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