Monthly Archives: September 2018

21 Sep 2018

The Paradigm Shift of Habits

Last winter I met with a friend of mine for coffee. We had gone through yoga teacher training together years prior, and wanted to catch up. He taught me an interesting concept about change. He told me to imagine a skate ramp, or a pendulum of sorts. A pendulum swings side to side, sometimes it is one way, sometimes the other. Same thing with a skater going through a half pipe. This pendulum represents us, and our daily habits. Sometimes […]

18 Sep 2018

The New Food Pyramid

Calorie breakdown The first most important component of your nutrition is CALORIES. Getting the right amount to provide energy balance in you body is vital. A calorie is a unit of heat. Despite what some nutrition novices may say, a calorie is a calorie. It’s the amount of energy required to raise the temperature of one gram of water 1 degree Celsius. The laws of thermodynamics don’t change just because it’s a cookie instead of broccoli. (To be completely accurate, […]

12 Sep 2018

Do Your Exercises Make Your Arthritis Better or Worse?

Do Your Exercises Help or Hurt Your Arthritis? This article was copied with permission from Ryan Carver, owner of Leverage Fitness Solutions. To read see the original website, click HERE. It seems that part of aging is getting aches and pains for putting so many loving miles and motions on our bodies. Arthritis is a common ailment as we age. While common, it doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt any less. You’ve probably experienced such a flare up of arthritis and […]