Practice Makes Good Habits

Practice Makes Good Habits Life is always throwing us changes – a new job, moving, a new commitment, illness, having a baby – and you have to adapt. Something’s got to give and often our own health is the first thing we cut to make room in

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Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy Do you know your posture affects your breathing and vice versa? Also, what you do throughout the day can negatively affect your breathing? Both breathing and posture affect the quality of your exercise. Put it all together – good posture, breathing, and exercise form a

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Lessons Learned….

Lessons Learned at Fitness Functions This summer has been quite the learning experience! I was finishing up my fourth year of college at the University of Montevallo, and I had no idea how to actually put my knowledge to good use. I only knew how to be

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Two Faced Labels

Two Faced Labels In our last newsletter I told you how to take control by learning how to make sense of food labels. One tip I gave was to question the front label on the package – real food should not have to convince you it is

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Get Your Game on (and Stay on Track)!

Get Your Game on (and Stay on Track)! Football season is here! I don’t know what it is — being around friends every weekend, the crispness in the air, cheering for your favorite team — but something makes food at a football tailgate/party extra tempting! It is

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Staying Hydrated

Staying Hydrated It is important to make sure you stay hydrated – even more so in the summer. Water makes up about 60% of total body weight; everyone’s water content varies based on body composition. Our blood contains about 83% water, bones 22%, muscle 75%, and fat

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Nothing is Off Limits

Nothing is Off Limits If I had to guess, I would bet most of you have gone on a diet or tried to lose weight at some point in your life. I know I have. Now that I am pregnant (Surprise!), I am being told about foods

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