Monthly Archive:: September 2017

5 HIIT Moves For Your Strongest Arms Ever (No Equipment Required!)

Weights dragging you down? You don’t need them to build super strong arms. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with lifting weights, just like with the lower body, you can actually build super-strong arms with HIIT and plyometric training (and a little creativity, of course). These five moves

8 Ways To Become The Best Version Of Yourself

Self-improvement is the gospel of the wellness set, and we can learn a lot about personal growth when we’re able to get a glimpse into the ways in which elite fitness and yoga trainers master their mind-body connections. Yogi Tara Stiles, CrossFit star Kenny Santucci, celebrity personal

Eat One Of These 5 Doctor-Approved Breakfasts Daily To Protect Your Heart

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bowl A powerful bowl of cholesterol-lowering oats, blood-sugar stabilizing cinnamon, and natural sources of omega-3 fatty acids from walnuts supports reduced inflammation and optimal heart health. Ingredients 1 small apple, chopped 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1½ cups

This No-Equipment Workout Is Crucial To Getting Stronger. Here’s How To Do It

When it comes to getting stronger, it’s hard to argue with the powers of HIIT. Because it’s a combination of strength, endurance, and heart-pumping cardio exercises, you’d be hard-pressed to find another form of exercise that gives you a full-body workout in such a short period of time.

Everyone Skips This Skin Care Step—But If You Use Face Oils, It’s Essential

In the world of skin care, there are many, many strategies for finding the “right” ritual. Korean beauty calls for a 10-step regimen. Clinique can be credited with the three-part system many of us have tried: cleanse, tone, moisturize. Some people love double cleansing, while others skip morning

This No-Equipment Workout Is Crucial To Getting Stronger. Here’s How To Do It

When it comes to getting stronger, it’s hard to argue with the powers of HIIT. Because it’s a combination of strength, endurance, and heart-pumping cardio exercises, you’d be hard-pressed to find another form of exercise that gives you a full-body workout in such a short period of time.

If You Have One Of These 5 Symptoms, You Might Have Early Heart Disease

You have erectile dysfunction (ED). Men have a built-in warning system for silent CHD. When achieving an erection is difficult or impossible, it can be a sign of clogged arteries in the pelvis that presents before a heart attack hits. There are, on average, three to five years between

How To Use Exercise To Balance Your Blood Sugar: A Health Coach Explains

If you think you only have to be concerned with your blood sugar if you’re a diabetic, think again. As a type 1 diabetic of 17 years and a diabetic health coach, I can tell you that yes—keeping your blood sugar in check as a diabetic is crucial for

The 4 Yoga Poses You Need To Practice Every Day This Fall

Fall is a time to ground down, look inward, and hit the reset button after the craziness of summer. As the weather cools down and the leaves transition to bright hues of yellow and orange, I’ve been craving hearty veggie stews, lovingkindness meditations, and yoga moves that help

Is Intermittent Fasting Bad For Your Hormones? These Are The Pros & Cons

The research surrounding intermittent fasting (IF) is super exciting; it’s been shown to increase autophagy (also known as cellular repair), decrease inflammation, and heal the gut. Sounds awesome, right? Intermittent fasting is one of my favorite tools, and I recommend it to many of the patients at my functional medicine