Get Outside!

It’s gonna get warm this week (Seattle)! Studies show going outside for fresh air for 20 minutes increases vitality levels. So get outside! Breathe deep, go walk, do core work on the dock – just get out there.  “Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights, and new truths to enter.”…

Swing into Spring Workout

Yay, it’s spring!  It’s time to get into the swing of things with this baseball inspired workout.  All you need is a light and medium sized dumbbell for these exercises below: Windmill Arms (core warm up) Stand with feet wider than shoulders, abs in. Swing arms from side to side, twisting from your upper torso. Try…

Focus on Your Breath

The days are getting longer, the trees are blooming, and it’s time to do some mindful breathing. Not only is it easy to do, it helps boost energy, mental focus, and decreases stress.     Try this simple breathing technique: Sit, stand, lie down, or just be in any position you like (as you can see from…

8 Minute Cardio Challenge!

This is the time of year we tend to get into a rut with our workouts.  Keep them fresh and fun with a new challenge! How about an 8 minute cardio challenge? You can: walk run bike swim stair climb  skate …or whatever cardio you like (cardio is any repetitive activity that keeps your heart…