• What is “Wellness?”

    By Bonnie Kretchik

    NASM Certified Personal Trainer
    B.A. in English

    When asked to discuss the concept of “wellness”, I had to ask myself, what exactly is “wellness?” Depending on who you talk to, the definition varies. Take, for example, the personal trainer or avid exerciser. A typical response may be something along the lines of “free from injury or muscle soreness” while a busy parent

  • 4 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism, one bite at a time!

    By Courtney Minors

    BS in Biology
    MS in Dietetics and Nutrition
    Registered and Licensed Dietitian

    “Does grapefruit increase your metabolism?” and “I just can’t lose weight like I used to when I was younger”. These are just some of the comments I hear from clients wanting to lose weight and increase their metabolism. So, what is this buzz word “metabolism” and what does it mean? Well, in the simplest term

  • Yoga for your Growing Family

    By Lori Ramirez

    Certified Instructor
    Pre/Posnatal, Baby & Me
    Barre, Group Fitness

    Since being in the fitness world for so long, I’ve always felt that group fitness was one of the best ways to stay motivated with one’s exercise program. You really do inspire each other to keep going and reach your fitness goals. Yoga means union. Yoga accepts people of all beliefs and encourages a deepening