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10 things you didn’t know about Saunas

USE THE SAUNA TO BOOST YOUR METABOLISM! Tension fades. Muscles unwind. Mentally, we emerge relaxed, revived and ready for whatever the day may bring. 1. Saunas relieve stress. It's a warm, quiet space without any distractions where you can clear your mind and stimulate the release of endorphins.2. Saunas relax muscles and soothe aches/pains in [...]

The Power of a Positive Mind

I truly believe that everything that we do and everyone that we meet is put in our path for a purpose. There are no accidents; we're all teachers - if we're willing to pay attention to the lessons we learn, trust our positive instincts and not be afraid to take risks or wait for some [...]

The Power of Community

Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.

Lean and Healthy

Lean and Healthy 2008 By Matt Fitzgerald Her Sports + Fitness During heavy training for a marathon or triathlon, you, like many athletes, may feel hungry from the moment you wake up until your head hits the pillow at night. Worse, with a jam-packed schedule, those pesky hunger pangs can lure you to stray from your [...]

Having a Mindset for Change – Positive vs. Negative

Having a Mindset for Change – Positive vs. Negative 9.22.2010 Before engaging in any workout regime, you must first develop a positive mindset, which takes commitment and perseverance. Doing so will allow you to achieve desirable results, both mentally and physically, that can positively affect your health and lifestyle. Although obtaining a proper mindset requires hard work [...]

The Benefits of Private Yoga Lessons

The Benefits of Private Yoga Lessons Mod Amaya 6.30.2009 My cell phone rings and I answer, “This is Mod. You’re looking for yoga lessons? Great! I teach group classes and I also give private instruction.” The conversation goes back and forth for several minutes, until the potential student on the other end of the call decides that group classes [...]

Engagement for Efficiency

Mod Amaya Engagement for Efficiency March 31st, 2009   I was sitting in a packed-out yoga studio when a very skilled teacher said one of the most profound things I’ve heard during my entire yoga career:  the more you engage your muscles, the faster the body will open up.  It makes complete sense, but it [...]

Why Choose A Lifestyle Specialist?

Why Choose A Lifestyle Specialist? By: Nancy Mitchell   Most of us, it is safe to say, would love to look good, feel great and BE healthy. If it were possible to make lifestyle changes in order to: lose excess body fat, look incredible, have an endless amount of energy, a zest for life, always be [...]

Exercise….the true ‘fountain of youth’

Nancy Mitchell Exercise….the true ‘fountain of youth   Fit Over 40 Exercise….the true ‘fountain of youth’ by Nancy Mitchell   Throughout history, explorers have searched the world over seeking the so-called “Fountain of Youth”. Legends have always claimed “Drink from this fountain and you will have eternal youth!” To the best of my knowledge, this [...]

Mitchell’s body builder beneath business suit

San Bernardino Sun Mitchell's body builder beneath business suit April 2007 Patricia Thio, Correspondent   Her fitted business suit and gentle handshake camouflage what this woman is all about. The only hint: her Superman logo necklace. During the day, Nancy Mitchell is a physician service representative for Quest Diagnostics, but the 51-year-old moonlights as a body [...]