Pilates is your friend

If you had told me a few years ago that I’d be regularly going to a Pilates class, I would have laughed at you. I’m the poster child for high-impact, ass-kicking kind of workouts. But then I hurt my back. Actually I didn’t hurt it, I learned that I have arthritis in it. Yep, at…

Traveling in the South: The odds are not in your healthy favor

I live in Texas, which is technically the South, but last week I was in an area of the country that was, what most people would consider, the “deep south.” I was there for a work conference, staying at a major university hotel with a conference center attached to it. Food The hotel is about…

Why not work-out AND learn a new skill?

I’m an efficient person by nature, but I realized something recently about my workouts: I choose the classes I go to because I not only get my training in, but because I also learn a new skill. From martial arts I learn self-defense, self-confidence, body-mind connection, etc. From Zumba I learn to be a better…