Fitness

Empower Your Wellness is written by an exercise loving physical therapist and fitness instructor. This section covers everything fitness with tips and tricks on how to do your best and avoid injury.

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    Foam Rolling 101 – Is It Worth The Hype?

    There’s a lot of buzz around foam rolling. Walk into any gym or physical therapy clinic, and you’ll see these cult favorites in a variety of shapes and sizes.  Is there one in your house staring at you right now? Are you a regular roller? Or does it collect dust like all the other home fitness…

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    Vacation Workout Hacks

    Even the most consistent fitness enthusiast can struggle to keep up with a routine over vacation. Depending on your plans, it might be challenging to take your workout with you. Those all you can eat breakfast buffets and pool-side cocktails add up fast and can spiral you off your workout routine in a hurry. Take…

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    Group Fitness Etiquette & Beginner Tips

    So, you’re bored with the same old treadmill or elliptical workout, plugging away on a mouse wheel to nowhere? You’ve walked past those group fitness classes in action at your gym. Wow, that seems more fun. But I could never do that because (insert excuse here). Group fitness classes are less intimidating than you think.…

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    7 Tips for Staying Consistent with Exercise

    Show of hands, who struggles to stay consistent with an exercise program? We all have the best intentions. But let’s be honest: life gets in the way. With an endless list of obligations and distractions competing for your attention, there can be little time left over for exercise and self-care. Building a plan that works…

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    How To Get Started With Yoga For Total Beginners

    I can’t do yoga, I’m not flexible. If I had a dollar…. I’m not flexible is just one of the many myths that prevent more people from enjoying the benefits of yoga. Saying you’re not flexible is precisely why you should do yoga, among other benefits which I’ll get into later. Instagram is chock-full of pictures of beautiful…