Relax In 60 Seconds!

Bodimetrics Relax Me from Kathy Smith on Vimeo. Everyone knows that taking time to relax is SO important for your sanity – but telling somebody to relax is easier said than done. Until now. The BodiMetrics Performance Monitor has a function called Relax Me which helps...
Perfection Detox

Perfection Detox

This week, I was honored to be featured on the podcast of Petra Kolber, a self-proclaimed recovering perfectionist, and choreographer who has starred in over 100 award winning workouts (on television shows, DVDs, and good old-fashioned VHS). Her weekly show, The...
Episode 16 | Kate Grace | Releasing The Champion Within

Episode 16 | Kate Grace | Releasing The Champion Within

LISTEN…CLICK PLAY! Why you should listen – When you’re young, you might dream of being an Olympian. But you can’t just wake up one day, snap your fingers, and then pick up your gold medal. It takes years, and even decades of practice in the pool, on the...
3 Meditations To Nourish Your Heart

3 Meditations To Nourish Your Heart

In the simplest sense, meditation can help banish negative thoughts by clearing your mind entirely. One popular meditation technique is to focus on a positive idea or happy moment. As soon as a negative thought bubbles to the happy, calm surface you created, think of...
Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain: 7 Ways To Reverse The Damage

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain: 7 Ways To Reverse The Damage

By Travis Bradberry We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University finally have...
No More Anxiety!

No More Anxiety!

If it seems like self-compassion is hard to come by when you don’t reach your goals, take heart. Luckily, if you’re lacking in the self-care department, it’s a skill you can learn. Research shows a seemingly endless list of the benefits of nurturing...
NEW Study: Synchronized Workouts Boost Self Esteem

NEW Study: Synchronized Workouts Boost Self Esteem

Have you ever wanted to take a class at the gym, but decided against it due to insecurity and a fear of looking silly? Most of us have been there at some point or another, but studies have shown that taking the plunge into learning a new form of exercise has a...
10 Reasons To Get Active Today (Hint…It’s NOT Weight Loss)

10 Reasons To Get Active Today (Hint…It’s NOT Weight Loss)

1. It Protects Your Bones Bone tissue is living, and when you exercise it, you strengthen it, which helps prevent osteoporosis. In your 30’s, bone mass generally reaches its maximum level of growth. Then, in your 40’s, it starts to decline and your bone...

Practices For A Tranquil Mind

Yoga can be a lifeline, especially for those experiencing anxiety. And now, an increasing number of doctors are recommending yoga as a complementary form of therapy.  Here’s why… Practicing yoga not only calms your thoughts, but it also helps cope with...

Wash Away Stress in 2 Minutes

Wow…what a week! I just wrapped up a video shoot and I’m taking time this weekend to focus on mindfulness and yoga. While a busy life can be energizing, balance is important in all things in life, including fitness. By acknowledging a natural ebb and flow in life,...
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