Fluid’s 2017 Challenge begins on Monday September 11th. I hope you can join us! Who: You! And your Fluid family What: Month long self care program, with simple assignments you can do in less than ten minutes per day. When: September 11th – October 8th Where: Anywhere! Meet with me for your initial one on […]
Try these single sided strength and balance exercises to build symmetry, and increase body awareness.
Chill out with this easy summer salad.
It’s Laurie’s birthday weekend! Help her celebrate with a hike on Mount Hood Sunday July 30th. This 7 mile hike starts at Frog Lake sno-park, and goes out and back, with loops around two lakes (upper and lower twin lakes). We leave Sellwood at 8 am, contact me if you’d like to carpool, or if […]
If you have spent any time with me in the past six months you have probably heard me talk about my pull up goal. I am working on doing a proper pull-up (from hanging with straight arms, not jumping, overhand grip, shoulders down, pulling my face up higher than the bar, then all the way […]
BACK 1) Bear Crawl From hands and knees, lift your knees and “crawl” forward moving opposite arm and leg. Now try crawling backwards. Core strength, shoulder and hip mobility, coordination. 2) Side Plank: Start in hands and knees, or plank position. Turn to your torso to your left, lift left arm to the ceiling. You […]
One of my ladies brought this to a recent potluck (thanks Concetta!) and I loved it so much I am sharing it with you. The combination of smoky spices and bright colors offers a nice change from traditional potato salad. Loaded with fiber, B vitamins, and beta carotene, sweet potatoes pack a nutritional punch. Try […]
If you have done any personal training with me or attended one of my Pilates or yoga classes you have no doubt heard me discuss the importance of strong, flexible, healthy feet. Greater strength and mobility allows for more economic movement. What are “Healthy Feet”? Pain free! Strong and flexible, feet, ankles and toes, that […]
BACK 1) Tai Chi Twist: Stand with feet about hip distance apart. Swing your arms from side to side, allowing your shoulders, hips, and legs to move. Spine twist. Ankle, hip and shoulder mobility. 2) Calf Raise: Stand on a yoga block. Slowly lift and lower your heels ten times. Strengthens whole posterior chain – […]
After a week of “vacation eating” last month (“why yes I would like dessert after every dinner thank you!”) I am now back to my more reasonable diet, including lots of fresh fruits and veggies. Try this easy, slightly sweet slaw, and let me know what you think in the comments below. Honey Mustard Kale […]