7 Fitness Myths You Need to Forget

There are so many do’s and don’t’s when it comes to exercising, and sometimes it’s almost impossible to figure out which advice to follow and which advice is best left ignored. Often, the advice you’ll hear from one person may contradict the advice you’ll hear from someone else and this can be quite discouraging at times. Here are 7 myths you really need … More 7 Fitness Myths You Need to Forget

10 Reasons You Might Need a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers provide benefits that you can’t find when working out on your own, but they aren’t for everyone. Here are ten reasons why hiring a personal trainer may be the right choice for you. Why You May Want a Personal Trainer 1. Motivation: One of the main reasons people benefit from a personal trainer … More 10 Reasons You Might Need a Personal Trainer

Morning Stretches to Start Your Day!

Including some stretching in your daily morning routine can help energize you for the day. That could mean you can skip that coffee until midmorning, when you might need it more. It can also help you go into the day with higher levels of confidence. This sequence can take less than 10 minutes, or longer if … More Morning Stretches to Start Your Day!

Everything You Need to Know About Weight Training

Why Lift Weights? There are three major reasons to make time for strength training. (Although there are plenty more reasons you should pick up heavy weights.) 1. Stave off osteoporosis. Resistance training increases bone density, which can prevent age-related loss. 2. Keep your metabolism revved. Muscle trumps fat for calorie burning—add more, burn more. (Here are all the need-to-know … More Everything You Need to Know About Weight Training

5 Things That Happen When You Go Gluten-Free

Many foods that contain gluten are good sources of fiber, like whole wheat bread and pasta. Rice and quinoa pasta don’t have much fiber compared to whole-grain kinds. And given that most Americans are getting way less fiber than they need, eliminating these common sources can make it even more difficult to get your fill. … More 5 Things That Happen When You Go Gluten-Free

Fabiana Fericelli – Our New Personal Trainer

10 years ago when I started weight training at the gym I started having chronic back problems due to my scoliosis. My doctor recommended me to incorporate to my practice Yoga or Pilates. The combination between weight training and yoga cured my back problems. Eventually my body went through a total transformation becoming stronger and leaner, yet sculpted … More Fabiana Fericelli – Our New Personal Trainer

5 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Let’s face it, whatever helps you stick to an exercise routine is exactly you should do, whether that’s walking with a friend at lunchtime or hitting the treadmill after the kids go to bed. That said, there are several benefits to working out first thing in the morning. If you’re able to get up and … More 5 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

5 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People go plant-based for lots of reasons. These include losing weight, feeling more energetic, reducing the risk of heart disease, decreasing the number of pills they take … there are dozens of great reasons! For even more inspiration, check out these other benefits you can expect when you go plant-based. 1. You’ll reduce inflammation in … More 5 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

Erica Goldsmith – Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

My name is Erica Goldsmith and as your health coach we’ll collectively assemble a realistic and attainable program that helps you move forward faster and more efficiently towards reaching your desired level of optimal health. My passion is assisting others in making small, yet mighty changes in their lives that when combined together yield powerful … More Erica Goldsmith – Integrative Nutrition Health Coach

Benefits Of Aloe Vera

What is Aloe Vera? Aloe vera is also known as medicinal aloe, while its common names are lily of the desert, burn plant and elephant’s gall. It belongs to the family of succulent plants in the genus ‘Aloe’. The origin of this burn plant is believed to be in Sudan and has been used for more than 6,000 years. The great virtues … More Benefits Of Aloe Vera