Aubrie is an associate wellness coordinator at USANA.
Protect Your Body with Layers and Stretching It is important to warm up and stay warm for your winter workouts. Whether you are skiing, running, or snow shoeing, it’s crucial to warm up your tendons, joints, and muscles before you work out. When it is cold your muscles, tendons, and ligaments are less elastic, making them […]
National Take a Hike Day November 17 is National Take a Hike Day. No, you’re not being told off, you really should go outside and take a hike. The great thing about hiking is that almost everyone can appreciate it—and it does not necessarily have to be in the mountains. You can enjoy walking out […]
Exercise is important, but don’t think of it just to lose weight. There are other factors at play. There’s more at stake than the scale As a personal trainer, I meet with a lot of individuals who want to lose weight. The first thing they ask is, “What is the best exercise to lose weight?” […]
Self-Talk Can Help You Get Through Your Workouts Workout mantras—inspirational quotes positioned over images—have been flooding the Internet for years. There may be something more to them than trying to increase your number of Instagram followers. Research shows positive self-talk can improve exercise performance. Self-talk is “the endless stream of unspoken thoughts that run through […]
Exercise seems to be all or nothing. People either hardly exercise at all or they’re diehards who exercise day in and day out. I am a proponent of regular exercise and urge clients to exercise daily. But, there are times when you may need a rest day. Recovery days should be incorporated into all workout routines […]
With the convenience of vending machines, gas stations, and drive-thru restaurants, getting a soda has never been easier. As a popular beverage choice, we can’t seem to get enough of the sweet, fizzy drinks. Over the last decade, soda has started to get a bad reputation, being taken out of some vending machines and even taxed […]