wellness blog

6 Tips to Help You Stay Motivated to Workout

6 Tips to Help You Stay Motivated to Workout

How many times have you said "I really need to go to the gym" or " I should probably start working out again."? Probably more than you can count. I was once one of those who was very guilty of procrastinating when it came to working out and sometimes still am. I would have all intentions of making it to the gym or a workout class, but then would end up skipping it and guilt myself for not just going to the class. I've kind of learned that yoga pants are much more efficient during a workout than worn on the couch. 

The Healing Latte that Helps Fight Inflammation

The Healing Latte that Helps Fight Inflammation

For me, inflammation is the root of all evil causing tensions headaches and my shoulders to scrunch up by my ears. Inflammation occurs in the body as a defense mechanism that recognizes damaged cells, irritants, and pathogens and acts to try and heal the problematic areas. Unfortunately, the inflammation I experience is chronic and caused by severe cervical disc herniations and injuries. There are many factors that cause my body to have major inflammation flare ups including physical activity, lack of sleep, stress, and so forth.

Why You Should Be Protecting Your Pits and Switching to All-Natural Deodorant

Why You Should Be Protecting Your Pits and Switching to All-Natural Deodorant

Most of us depend on our deodorant like it’s water, especially those in the fitness industry, but do you ever stop and think about what is actually in that little stick that you swipe on your armpits everyday? If this hasn’t crossed your mind I’ll save you the time and go ahead and suggest that if you're not already using an all-natural deodorant that you toss the little stick in the trash.