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 […]
I use foam rollers with my clients everyday, and have specifically chosen this closed cell blue foam roller for it’s durability, versatility and value. Not sure what to do with yours? Call me to set up a time to go through my “top ten” foam roller exercises.
BACK 1) Baby Bear: This is release work – your goal is to use the least amount of effort possible. Start lying on your back. Hug your knees and relax your back, hips chest and neck. No really, let everything relax, this may take a minute to figure out. Start to roll […]
Looking for a healthy breakfast idea? Try this baked oatmeal recipe and let me know what you think. While it does contain a small amount of sugar (from maple syrup, raisins, and carrots) it is also rich in vitamins, whole grains, fiber, and a little protein from the eggs, nuts, and and dairy. These can […]
What system do you use to track your workouts? One of my ladies has been struggling with keeping a consistent self care schedule. She is very smart, organized, driven, and runs her own business, so she can set her own schedule. Over the past year she has been coming in to see me about once […]
Do you suffer from bunions, hammer toes, or plantar fasciitis. Correct Toes are for you! These soft, flexible toe separators are made made to be worn while active. Correct Toes encourage proper toe alignment, and help to strengthen your feet, reduce foot pain, and increase mobility.
Have your poor feet spent the winter crammed into boots? It is time to give them some well deserved TLC. Join us Saturday May 20th for Fluid’s Healthy Feet Workshop! If you suffer from bunions, plantar fasciitis, hammer toes, or general foot pain this class is for you! If you wear heels, dress shoes, […]
I have several couples who train with me – some together, some separately. Training together works well if both partners have similar goals, schedules, and learning styles. Also, if they don’t mind allowing me to focus more on one partner during the session; say if one partner is injured, working on something specific, or has questions […]