Before getting out of bed 1.) while laying on your back (supine) 2.) do a few pelvic tilts and 3.) pelvic circles 4.) bring your knees towards your chest and hug underneath 5.)open your arms out to the sides and take your knees to one side and then the other - use pillows underneath the knees for support and comfort if needed 6.) roll out of bed and 7.) stand in mountain (tadasana) for a few breaths – grateful to begin a new day.
Weather is getting warmer and it becomes more important to replace lost fluids. However drinking water is not your only option. Eat these foods to replace lost fluids.
1. Yogurt has 88% water content by weight.
2. Celery has 95% water content by weight.
3. Watermelon has 91% water content by weight.
Hope this helps.
So I was in the gym this morning, all pumped up because it’s Monday and the week is starting off right. Here I am, already done teaching Spinning class, moving on to my own workout, kicking butt. Feeling great, woohoo! And I look up into the mirror at myself and I thought, “Wow, I look great today! I look and feel pretty, and man, my shoulders look awesome! And I look strong!” And you know what? I didn’t feel guilty or wrong or anything about admitting to myself that I am beautiful!
1) Eat a Smart Breakfast.
Most people load up on carbohydrates and simple sugars for breakfast. Cereal, pastries, smoothies and juice are all poor choices when it comes to starting your day off right. Center your breakfast around protein and healthy fat, and you'll have energy for hours.
We set goals when we are motivated. We take action when we are ready. We fizzle because we become discouraged when we aren't living up to our expectations. What to do: make your NUMBER ONE priority to stay motivated. If you can stay motivated you will succeed because you can only fail it you quit. Along your journey to healthier living you will learn what works for you and what doesn't. Become a student of yourself. Goggle how to stay motivated first.
National Posture Institute Research Review: Comparison of Hamstring Strain Injury Rates Between Male and Female Intercollegiate Soccer AthletesAbstractBackground: Hamstring strains are common among soccer athletes, and they have a high incidence of recurrence. Among American collegiate soccer players, men have an overall higher incidence rate of hamstring strains than women.
Happy St. Patrick's Day! The following two recipes have a full platter base ingredient followed by the items for the rainbow colors. Plan out your shopping list by letting your kids help you draw the recipe as you make your list, such as our picture for fruit pizza below.
Skip to the end for some fun St. Patrick's web links.