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Proper rest and recovery are essential elements to any successful training program.  For the most part, they are also the least planned and underutilized ways to improve.  Many gym-goers take an ‘all or nothing’ approach to their workout routines.  When you train, you train very hard.  When you don’t train, you do nothing at all.  The bottom line: you need to combine quality work with quality rest to get the results you want.  Sleep, hydration, stretching/foam rolling and posture will increase your output ability, decrease recovery time and decrease injuries

I’ve been talking about self-care a lot on Instagram and I know how difficult it is for women to prioritize themselves. But you have to take care of yourself before you can fully support others. In order to be that good wife, mom, or self, we’ve got to start taking care of ourselves. What does that look like? I spent this weekend at the Portland Mom & Baby Expo where I’m an exhibitor and a big contributor. Seeing all these women and their beautiful babies got me thinking more about self-care

Caffeine is a naturally-occurring mild stimulant that exists in a variety of foods, most notably coffee as well as tea, chocolate and cola drinks. No surprise, the average person consumes an inordinate amount of caffeine annually. Over 113 million people drink at least one cup of coffee per day. The good news: there are many positive health benefits linked to regular caffeine intake. Just make sure this primarily comes in the form of coffee and tea, not soda. 1.Mental Alertness Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system by blocking the neurotransmitter adenosine, usually

             Daylight Savings Time is right around the corner as March begins tomorrow. That being said, some people hope for better sleep quality and quantity moving the clocks ahead. The importance of sound, consistent sleep patterns should never be understated. In short, good sleep can make you look younger, feel less irritable, and protect against weight gain, depression, heart disease and diabetes. Current research even suggests it helps against osteoporosis and digestive problems. Roughly 50 to 70 million people don’t get enough deep, refreshing sleep. Obviously this is due to multiple