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Stay Fit During the Fall

Fall is here, the weather is changing and it is getting colder. But, it is still important to keep up your habits of working out especially with all of the delicious holiday food and sweets that are associated with this season. With the excess of indulgent foods, it’s important to include fat burning exercises into […]

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Top 5 Picks for Local, Seasonal Produce

The summer is ripe with an amazing assortment of in-season fruits and veggies. This is my favorite time of year, not only because the weather is beautiful, but because the Farmer’s Markets are in full swing overflowing with an abundance of my favorite seasonal vegetables. fruits, and herbs. As a nutritionist and personal trainer, the […]

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Surfing: 4 lower body stretches to improve your carve

As a trainer, I’ve worked with quite a wide array of athletes from professional football players, triathletes, endurance racers, youth athletes, and of course, surfers. As a surfer myself, I know the toll it can take on the entire body if I am not careful. The key is to not to overlook soft tissue, knee, […]

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Hydration: 4 Important things to know.

We all know that staying hydrated is super important. We’ve heard it time and time again. But, according to Medical Daily, 75% of Americans are living in a chronic state of dehydration. So, while we know that we need to be getting 10 cups of water a day, as recommended by The Institute of Medicine, […]

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7 Reasons to try an Acupuncture Purification Program

It’s Summer! Time to purify the body. Hippocrates once said, “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.” 1. Purification Cleanses: What is purification? Purification (also known as detoxification or cleansing) is the process of removing the natural toxins in the body. The liver, digestive tract, kidneys, […]

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10 things you should know when it comes to Energy Drinks

Energy Drinks pump you up! They get you going. You see a lot of ads for energy drinks ranging from how they can help you improve your performance in extreme sports and how they can give you energy to get you through a long work day. Without even thinking about it, most people reach for […]

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4 Yoga poses every surfer should know

Both yoga and surfing can provide an individual with the ability to overcome fear, gain more focus, confidence, balance, energy, endurance, vitality, flexibility, and longevity. Combining these two can help one achieve a greater sense of understanding and peace, but more simply, Yoga will help to improve your surfing by strengthening your muscles, improving your […]

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6 Foods to Help Reduce Inflammation Naturally

Remember the old saying, “You are what you eat,”? Most people don’t take this too seriously, but some do, and here’s why. Though you may not turn into a potato chip if you eat one, but living off a steady diet of junk food can have massive negative side effects on your body in not […]

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