7 Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

By |2019-12-02T22:14:13-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

The holiday season is full of festive events, good food and cherished memories with loved ones. However, it can also be a time for more stress, unhealthy eating and getting sick. Check out these seven tips for staying healthy during the holidays. Keep moving! Although days are shorter and your schedule may be full, try to devote time to being [...]

Combating Stress this Holiday Season

By |2019-12-02T22:14:00-08:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Tis the season for giving and receiving, but it’s also the season of stress, travel, hectic schedules and financial worry. While it’s impossible to avoid stress completely, this year we have compiled several strategies to deal with the stressors, make positive choices and help you keep the season merry. Set a budget Financial worry is one of the biggest stressors [...]

Tips for Practicing Positivity

By |2019-11-19T21:15:43-08:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Having a positive attitude can sometimes be tough, especially if you’re going through a hard time. But maintaining an optimistic outlook can have many health benefits, including increased life span, lower rates of depression, lower levels of stress, better psychological and physical well-being, and better coping skills during hardships. Because of the many benefits positive thinking offers, it’s worth your [...]

4 Reasons to Strength Train as You Age

By |2019-10-06T17:20:38-07:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Regular exercise is vital to health at any age, but it’s especially important as we get older and become more prone to joint and muscle injuries. Often, when people think of exercise, the first thing that comes to mind is aerobic training such as walking, running or cycling. While cardio exercise should be part of your healthy lifestyle, strength training [...]

Sip this beverage for better shut eye

By |2019-09-15T17:15:33-07:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

If you find yourself having trouble falling asleep at night, a warm glass of milk may not be the only beverage that will help you nod off. For those who are lactose intolerant, vegan or just don’t enjoy the taste of milk, you are in luck. Sipping some tart cherry juice may be the answer. In a recent study, participants [...]

Why Women Should Do Squats

By |2019-09-15T16:56:51-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Squats are the go-to move for anyone who strength trains because they engage more muscles than almost any other move. Squats work the thighs, glutes, and core because when you squat, you use all the muscles of your lower body to stay upright and balanced. A proper squat is a non-impact exercise and doesn’t put any pressure on your joints [...]

5 Tips for a Healthy Labor Day Weekend

By |2019-08-26T22:08:28-07:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Labor Day is upon us, which means the long, lazy days of summer are almost over. Saying goodbye to summer is never fun, but luckily, here in San Diego, we get to enjoy warm days longer than most. This Labor Day, while you are making plans with family and friends, be sure you are also making time for yourself and [...]

Is 10,000 Steps Really the Magic Number?

By |2019-05-19T14:35:10-07:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

With the birth of fitness trackers like Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin... it seems a new phenomenon has arrived that means getting your 10,000 steps in each day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But why 10,000? What’s the significance of this number? In truth, there is no significance. It seems that 10,000 is an arbitrary number, but that doesn’t make it [...]

Adding Weights for Weight Loss

By |2019-05-19T14:34:35-07:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

If you have been hitting the gym for regular workouts and watching your nutrition, but you still struggle to lose weight, it may be time to add some weights to your routine. There is a misconception that adding weights to your workout will make you “bulk up”, but the opposite is actually true. Incorporating weight training builds lean muscle making [...]

Staying Healthy on Vacation

By |2019-04-20T15:41:45-07:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

It’s officially vacation season! And whether you are headed to a fabulous beach resort or an unforgettable site-seeing trip, it can be hard to stay on track with your healthy lifestyle when you are fully emerged in the food and festivities on your trip. But you can still enjoy yourself using these tips and tricks without totally going off the [...]