Health Blogs

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Are You Sabotaging Your Own Health?

Are You Sabotaging Your Own Health? This isn’t an easy topic and I know no one really likes to admit it, but we all have some bad habits that NEED…
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How to Deal With Set Backs

How to Deal with Set Backs Even the most dedicated athletes will experience a set back now and again. Life can get messy, and setbacks come in all shapes and…
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9 Ways Posture is Affecting Your Health

9 Ways you Posture is Affecting Your Health The first thing I focus on when working with a client is their posture! Proper body alignment not only helps prevent pain…
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Mindful Breathing

Mindful Breathing for a Better Workout BREATH DEEP AND CARRY ON This has always been a mantra of mine. It’s a guiding point through every stressor and big life struggle.…
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The Benefits of Walking

The Benefits of Walking As we kick off May, we are also kicking off the First to 50km Virtual Walking Race in the Active for Life Facebook Group! These last…
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Start Working Out With Confidence

Start Working Out With Confidence Be honest now… how many new fitness plans, diets and routines have you tried over the years, that you were really excited about, but they…
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Creating a Mind + Body Connection

Creating a Mind + Body Connection Today I want to talk to you about the mind-body connection because I think that it is a very important point to establish before…
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This is my health journey

This is My Health Journey This is a story that I probably should have written and shared a long time ago, but to be honest, I have struggled with which…
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Why a good nights sleep is so important

Why is a Good Nights Sleep So Important? And How to Improve it! We have all experienced a bad nights sleep and the way that it can ruin the entire…
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The Therapeutic Effects of Exercise

The Therapeutic Effects of Exercise When we think of the typical reasons for working out we always think of loosing weight and building muscle, but on the long list of…
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How to Workout With Chronic Pain

How to Stay Active When Your Body is Against You As a person who has lived with chronic pain for over a decade i can attest to the fact that…
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Get to Know Your Body

Get in Touch With Your Body Today I would like to take a break from talking about working out and talk about other ways that you can take care of…
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Change Your Mindset

Change your Mindset I think that one of the first steps to starting your fitness journey, before you ever pick up a weight, or buy those new running shoes, is…
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Take Pride In Your Health

Take Pride in your Health Hey everyone!  When I started Active for Life I set out to break down barriers. I want to help everyone get active and be healthy…
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Exercise for a Healthy Mind

Exercise For A Healthy Mind On May 5th Iwill be walking to help raise money for Alzheimer’s research and programs. This is a cause near and dear to my heart.…
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Couples Who Sweat Together, Stay Together!

Couples Who Sweat Together, Stay Together Working out with your love is the ultimate way to make a relationship strong and healthy, in more ways then one! If you have…