Hi FP50 readers! Thank you for reading and sharing my blog! I invite you to read about my mission to shed light on a very painful and debilitating disease called Lipedema. If you have Lipedema or know someone that does, please share Continue reading Online training for Lipedema patients
It was 2013 and I was 41 years old. I completed my first Spartan Sprint race in June and was feeling physically at the top of my game. My weeks were filled with gym workouts and running outside. Most likely, Continue reading My story with chronic pain
If you suffer from chronic pain, please know that you are not alone in this. I am hoping to raise awareness about chronic pain through the real life stories of those suffering, possibly in silence, because they may think it Continue reading Chronic Pain
I would like to share with you a topic that I recently researched for a final project as part of my Health and Sports Sciences curriculum. It’s about a condition that few physicians understand to date and it is called Continue reading They say it’s just FAT, but it goes beyond that….
It seems as though every other day I’m hearing something on the news about false health claims being made by supplement manufacturers. In fact a recent probe found popular store brand supplements to be fake (http://insider.foxnews.com/2015/02/03/new-york-ag-walmart-target-gnc-walgreens-supplements-are-phony-contaminated). I was beside myself Continue reading Are my supplements safe or what?
Since my epiphany, I am so happy with the changes I have made to my diet. The catapult was giving up the one thing I was truly hooked on, but knew was not doing good to my system , and Continue reading Transforming my diet slowly
Hi FP50 readers! I keep reading about the benefits of Tai Chi and its positive effects on the health fitness components, such as strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, functional ability and so much more. Study after study has demonstrated Tai chi Continue reading Tai Chi and me
Hi FP50 readers. I learned about an interesting term recently that I wanted to share with you. Group Fitness Instructors know of this phrase, I’m sure but I had not heard about it before and it is called the “pressor Continue reading What is the Pressor response?