Category: Exercise

The 5 Points of Wellness That Are Essential for Longevity and Optimal Health

The 5 Points of Wellness That Are Essential for Longevity and Optimal Health

Born in Sri Lanka, I grew up in a family that considered natural medicine a way of life. Whenever I had a test in school my grandmother would make [...]
Our Yoga Place Sets the Standard for Safe Indoor Fitness

Our Yoga Place Sets the Standard for Safe Indoor Fitness

Safety is top of mind as fitness facilities reopen post the COVID-19 shutdown. Many are anxious to get back to taking care of their bodies, wellbeing, [...]
Quarantine  15: Have You Gained an Extra 15 Lbs?

Quarantine 15: Have You Gained an Extra 15 Lbs?

Since you may have been spending more time at home, it is easier to gain unwanted weight due to: Not Being as Active Out of your usual fitness [...]
The Rewards of WHY Power Yoga Teacher Training

The Rewards of WHY Power Yoga Teacher Training

Life can get crazy at times—work, family, activities—and it can be challenging to carve out 90 minutes a day for a yoga class, never mind a 200-hour t [...]
Barre at the Brewery Event in Downtown Hartford

Barre at the Brewery Event in Downtown Hartford

Barre class followed by an ice-cold beer is enough to make any weekend great, but this past weekend got even better when our Barre class was held insi [...]
The Power of the Mind-Body Connection

The Power of the Mind-Body Connection

We all seek happiness; we seek opportunities to better our lives and reach our goals. But the distraction of our jobs, family responsibilities, and t [...]
An Endurance Athlete’s Secret Weapon to Post-Race Recovery

An Endurance Athlete’s Secret Weapon to Post-Race Recovery

Training for a marathon, ironman, or a long distance cycling event can be long and grueling. Many scheduled training sessions are scheduled over a cou [...]
How to Improve Your Marathon Time Safely

How to Improve Your Marathon Time Safely

Let’s face it, running has become a growing community over the past 10 years. New ways to get individuals up and active is key to why this sport is no [...]
Cranial Therapy & Holistic Physical Therapy for Concussions and Sports Injuries

Cranial Therapy & Holistic Physical Therapy for Concussions and Sports Injuries

Have you ever felt completely helpless after one of your children incurs a sports injury or after you have injured yourself? We have all heard the phr [...]
How to Really Improve Your Cycling Performance and Ride Pain-Free

How to Really Improve Your Cycling Performance and Ride Pain-Free

Ever dreamed of doing a Century Ride or even a 50-miler on your road bike? Imagine the wind rushing by you as you streak down country roads and over r [...]
Avoiding Exercise – What’s Your Excuse?

Avoiding Exercise – What’s Your Excuse?

We can all agree that the benefits of exercise are endless, however despite this many of us do not have a workout routine. The reasons differ from per [...]
The Power of Meditation and Mindfulness for Stressed Out Mom’s

The Power of Meditation and Mindfulness for Stressed Out Mom’s

Motherhood. Wow! Children add a new dimension to our lives. Our lives are full. We have unending to do lists. We multitask well. Adding meditation pr [...]
Healthy Holiday Eating, Sticking To Your Goals

Healthy Holiday Eating, Sticking To Your Goals

Most people overestimate the amount of weight gained during the holidays. According to The New York Times, the average weight gain for a U.S. adult be [...]
You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

  There is nothing short of an epidemic silently sweeping the United States. According to the American Medical Association, 34% (more than one [...]
Training your Nervous System: A New Approach to Interval Training

Training your Nervous System: A New Approach to Interval Training

Everyone knows how important exercise is for health. For those who suffer from fatigue and chronic illnesses (autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue synd [...]
Strong Like A River

Strong Like A River

River paddling is a full-body workout with a mighty partner. You can go down to a river purely for peace of mind if you like. Fish, drift on a raft li [...]
The Vitality of Movement

The Vitality of Movement

“I know I need to exercise more. It’s just so hard to find the time.” I hear this in my office every day - and I totally get it. So many of us are [...]
Yoga: The Eight-Fold Path

Yoga: The Eight-Fold Path

      Describing Yoga as an eight-fold path is a metaphor Jennifer Chadukiewicz, or Ananda Devi, as she is known to students and fellow Yogi [...]

Boost Thyroid Function and Immunity with Exercise and Stress Reduction

Regular exercise and stress reduction can act as kindling for your thyroid. As the igniter of metabolism, the thyroid gland regulates energy produ [...]

Optimizing Athletic Performance – Identifying and correcting shortcomings for runners and cyclists

Every sport creates areas of strength and areas of imbalance and weakness for the athlete.  This is mainly due to a select group of muscles working re [...]
Complete Core Training

Complete Core Training

Do you only want abs that look great? Or do you want abs that improve the way you look, feel and perform? Well the fact of the matter is you can have [...]

PMS: A Monthly Update

A woman’s monthly cycle is a direct barometer of how her body is feeling. Approximately 75 to 80% of women experience the following symptoms on a mont [...]

Think You’re Just Too Heavy to Exercise? – Think Again

There are so many people out there who think they are just too big to exercise. Think again because simply, you’re not. You too can move your body. I’ [...]

Flat Bellies: Tips That REALLY Work

By:  Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD, LDN Edited By:  Billy Pratt, CPT, CPFT, PAS, GIPS – Head Trainer, Fitness Together Avon Had a little too much comf [...]
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