Recovering After You Exercise

By |July 2nd, 2020|

Your sports recovery habits are just as important as your active training time if you want to get the most out of your fitness routine. During your workout, you break down muscle tissue, deplete glycogen, and stress the body. In order to repair, rebuild, and grow new muscle, you need proper recovery, so you […]

Staying Fit At Home

By |June 22nd, 2020|

Wondering how to stay fit from home? When you can’t hit the gym or attend your normal exercises classes, it’s helpful to have an effective strategy for maintaining your fitness in a small space, with little-to-no equipment.
Daily movement supports a healthy immune system, boosts mood, mitigates stress, and increases mental focus, just to name […]

The Connection Between Happiness And Health

By |May 11th, 2020|

Can cultivating happiness actually make you healthier?
According to well-established research on the connection between the mind and body, the answer is a resounding Yes! Research in the field of psychoneuroimmunology indicates that our mood and life outlook have significant impacts on our physical health. Reduced happiness not only results from poor health, but is […]

Five Easy Ways To Manage Stress And Boost Your Health

By |April 23rd, 2020|

As many of us contend with the challenges of social distancing and reduced income during this difficult time, finding easy and inexpensive ways to support our well-being has never been more crucial. Here’s five things you can do from home that require no equipment, supplies, or training. Each can offer many beneficial impacts to […]

Celebrating Earth Day 2020

By |April 18th, 2020|

Earth Day has been celebrated every April 22nd since 1970 when it began as a grassroots movement that ultimately inspired the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Clean Air Act of 1970, the Endangered Species Act, and increased protections under the Clean Water Act. 
In 1990 while I was living in Maryland, I attended […]

My Greatest Lesson From Hiking The Continental Divide

By |February 15th, 2020|

Between June 17 and September 23 of 2019, I hiked roughly 2800 miles from Canada to Mexico, alone, along the Continental Divide Trail.
As I’ve reintegrated back into “real life,” I’ve been processing the many lessons that were birthed during this time of deep solitude spent in nature. The lessons are many, and they include […]