Scala Sun Hat Review

It’s important to wear sunscreen and a sun hat for skin protection when outside pulling weeds and keeping your yard pretty. Scala has this UPF 50+ sun hat with a larger brim to protect your face from the sun’s harmful rays. You can wear it brim down or brim up and comes in over 20 colors (I had a tough…

DVD Review: Yoga for Strength with Vytas Baskauskas

  Anyone else remember this guy, Vytas, from Survivor (he’ll be on the reality show this season too)? I took one of his classes at the Yoga Is Online Conference and was pleasantly surprised, so I knew I had to try this DVD! Here’s the Pros and Cons of Yoga for Strength with Vytas Baskauskas… Pros:…

DVD Review: POP Pilates Flat Abs Fast!

Cassey Ho (of Blogilates/YouTube fame) has come out with a few DVDs and I thought I’d try out Flat Abs Fast! for review. This workout is a strong intermediate level pilates/core training workout.  In my opinion (as a 20+ year certified fitness trainer), you must have good body awareness and understand the basics of pilates before trying…

Healthy Summer Books for 2015

I hope this summer finds you expanding your knowledge of health and wellness.  Even though I’ve been a fitness trainer for over 20 years, I’m always the student and learning new things. Here are some noteworthy books I’ve been reading on my kindle this year for health, wellness, energy, pain management, and more.   Click any highlighted…

Yay or Nay? Sock Style for Barre, Pilates, & Yoga

I found some new barre/pilates/yoga socks on Amazon that I had to test out from Shashi.  When looking at the photos online, I thought they looked so super cute!  When I put them on…. I felt like a 5 year old dressing up for her ballet class!  Boy, I just don’t know about these at…