Here’s What You Should Eat and Drink When You’re Stressed
You’ve got family coming to town, an empty fridge, your house and car are all a mess and you’re just not sure where to begin to tackle the stress — oh and you’re hungry. We’ve all been there. And while sometimes it seems like wine, coffee, convenience food and treats are the answers during times like these, there are actually some foods that...
Now’s the Time to Recommit to Your Goals and Finish the Year Strong
Why wait until January 1 to become focused on your health and wellness goals? Believe it or not, now is as good of a time as any to dust off your resolutions that you made at the beginning of 2018 and make sure you complete them before the year comes to a close.
If you’ve found the busyness of work, family, and life obligations have gotten in the way of your healthy...
Four Wellness Goals You Should be Making This September
Something about a new month, especially one that coincides with a change in seasons, is the perfect time to make a few goals.
And this time, rather than saying “I’m going to lose 10 pounds this month,” why not focus on adding more healthy habits to your daily routine instead? It’s a refreshing way to approach the next 30 days and beyond.
How to Do an Overhead Press Correctly
What is an Overhead Press
An overhead press is any movement where a weight is lifted onto the shoulders - be it a barbell, kettlebell, or small child - and then pressed straight up, in a direct line above the body. To perform the overhead press, one would begin with the weights racked on the shoulders, lift them straight overhead, locking the elbows out at the top, and then lowering them, under control, back to the shoulders.
Is it safe for a beginner?
Oftentimes, novice lifters do not feel comfortable lifting heavy weights overhead for fear of hitting their head or having a weight slip. For our clients, I always recommend starting out on an incline bench, with a lighter weight, so that, when they press overhead, the weight isn't directly above their…
If your doctor has diagnosed you with high blood pressure, chances are it came as a surprise to you. And if you haven't gotten yours checked lately, that should be on your short list of to-dos. Unlike other medical conditions, high blood pressure, or hypertension, can occur with no obvious symptoms. In fact, many of the stereotypical hypertension markers, such as nosebleeds and headaches, are often not actual symptoms
Hypertension is worthy of your attention despite its lack of symptoms. About one in three American adults are affected, and many are unaware. And when left unchecked, the unfortunate results of hypertension can include dementia, blood clots, a damaged heart, a stroke, damaged eyes, kidney impairment, or…