Self care is one of those things that’s necessary yet many of us seem to neglect our own selves. Most of our fitness retreat guests attend one of our programs in order to achieve some level of self care that they haven’t been able to accomplish at home. We’re all time starved and taking care of ourselves seems to fall by the wayside. Often times, we think that self care takes time out of our day that we could be using for something more meaningful (business, kids, errands).Read More
I like to do these weekly recaps when I have time to give you a glimpse into Vita Boot Camp and what goes on at the retreat. It’s an exciting week full of fitness and wonderful people – and the beach! So here is the recap for the week ending December 16, 2018.Read More
Ahh….the Spa-ahhh. . .How wonderful it feels when you are in that tranquil, scented environment. The senses are stimulated from head to toe through touch, smell, surroundings, and taste. Even your soul feels pampered from the pride and pleasure of self-care.
Spas know that natural pleasures are a popular favorite among spa-goers. Spas work really hard to help re-create nature for you. Don’t lose sight that you too have the ability to access the same natural forces and incorporate them into your daily life. It is possible for you to Make Every Day A Spa Day!
Maybe you’re feeling tired or stressed out? You don’t have to wait to go to the spa. Create a relaxing environment at home!Read More
If you’re an avid exerciser or even new to exercise, you might be wondering how working out affects your immune system. There are so many different ways to be active from light and low impact to intense and invigorating. But which is the best for your body? There are a number of factors that affect your immunity and you’ll need to consider all of them when adding in fitness.
In this blog post, we’ll cover:
Other Factors That Affect Your Immune System
Workouts That Support or Suppress Your Immune System
How To Workout When You’re Sick
The Best Supplements To Support Your Body + Your Immune System
Do you use honey in your diet? I love it for health benefits but I also like to use it as a natural sweetener. I use it as a sweetener in baking recipes if it’s an easy swap, as a substitute for syrup on the occasion that I have pancakes or waffles and even in yogurt with granola. It’s also a great sweetener in protein smoothies and drinks like tea, iced tea or coffee.Read More
If you’ve read the blog before, you know I love aromatherapy and essential oils. I diffuse them in my home. I use them topically and I love them for a hot bath and even a room spray. Essential oils and the practice of aromatherapy aren’t just to make your home or yourself smell better. There are some wonderful health benefits as well. Have you ever used essential oils? If you haven’t or even just want to dig a little bit deeper, this article is a great one to discover some of the health benefits of aromatherapy.Read More
Who isn’t stressed out these days? We’re living in a fast paced, high energy world. Whether you’re feeling stress from work, school, family, friends or relationships, it’s everywhere. There are many ways to combat stress including meditation, deep breathing, yoga, massage, reading a good book and so much more. Essential oils can be a fantastic way to beat stress and ease your tension while you’re at home.Read More
Vacation traditionally means blowing off your normal routine. Generally, we're consuming food we might not eat on a normal day, we might abstain from working out in order to give our bodies a rest and possibly indulge in adult beverages. This has become what vacation is about; an escape from our normal reality. With a few simple steps, your vacation can be much more balanced and healthy, yet still leave you feeling that vacation vibe.Read More