• fit woman clutching knee home workout injury
    Injury Prevention

    Helpful Hints to Prevent Home Workout Injuries

    Most people don’t have the luxury of a full home gym set up. If you’re trying to keep up with your fitness routine at home, I applaud you. Injuries don’t care where you’re working out. If you’re reading this during COVID-19, access to physical therapy and other services is limited. Here are some injury prevention tips for your home workout to help you stay healthy and injury-free. The floor matters more than you think Gym floors are made with materials to absorb shock. At home, especially basements, this may not be the case. What this means for you: higher impact moves may start to give you some pain. The less…

  • butterfly on rocks in a zen garden stress management activities
    Health & Wellness

    5 Stress Management Activities to Try Today

    The struggle is real. We all know stress is bad for your health, especially chronic stress. These days it seems like there’s no way around it. This isn’t yet another post telling you how bad stress is. This post is all about actionable steps you can use to help. Here are 5 (free!) stress management activities to try today to take back some control since the world has turned upside down.   Disclaimer: Always seek proper instruction before initiating an exercise program. Not everything is great for everyone! Consult with your qualified health care practitioners for an exercise program tailored to your needs. Stay healthy and injury-free people! Read the full disclaimer. 1.…

  • woman doing an interval training workout in a park
    Fitness

    Tabata vs. HIIT vs. Interval Training – What’s the Difference?

    Tabata, HIIT (high-intensity interval training), and interval training are all terms thrown around the fitness scene. These terms are often used interchangeably and sometimes incorrectly, even by fitness professionals. What’s the difference between these workouts and which one might be right for you? Let’s take a look at the science, the pros, the cons, and the bottom line. Disclaimer: Always seek proper instruction before initiating an exercise program. Not everything is great for everyone! Consult with your qualified health care practitioners for an exercise program tailored to your needs. Stay healthy and injury-free people! Read the full disclaimer. Tabata vs. HIIT vs. Interval Training Tabata and HIIT are forms of interval training. But…