Fitness

Empower Your Wellness is written by an exercise loving physical therapist and fitness instructor. This section covers everything fitness with tips and tricks on how to do your best and avoid injury.

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    How To Choose A Foam Roller (Made Easy!)

    One of the biggest questions about foam rolling (other than which exercises are the best?) is how to choose which foam roller to buy! You’d think it would be easy, but there are so many choices leaving you with analysis paralysis.  Don’t worry. This article will guide you through everything you need to consider to…

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    Creative Gifts for Fitness Lovers

    Every year it seems like it gets harder and harder to shop for people. We seem to have everything in our instant gratification next day prime shipping lives.  Need a gift for a fitness lover (or yourself)? Win any holiday with this guide that’s sure to get your creative gift-giving juices flowing. K-DEER LEGGINGS If…

  • woman exercises at home with exercise equipment in a small space
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    Game-Changing Exercise Equipment for Small Spaces

    Looking for home gym ideas but short on space? Never fear, there’s plenty of space-saving workout equipment options. Confession – I’ve turned into somewhat of a collector of exercise equipment over the years. Although, that shouldn’t be surprising. I can confidently say, I didn’t need everything, contributing to an eclectic fitness inspired donation pile. In…

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    Beat the Heat with Aquatic Exercise

    Whether you’re looking for a low impact workout or just want to cool off, pool exercises can hit the spot.  Aquatic workouts can also offer something to all fitness levels.  Check out these great aquatic exercise options to switch it up this summer (or anytime!) *Bright flowered bathing cap not required* WHAT IS AQUATIC EXERCISE?…

  • girl using a fitness tracker
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    Are Fitness Trackers Worth It?

    Fitness technology is becoming extremely popular. It seems like everyone has a fitness tracker these days.  You’re probably here because you’re considering taking the plunge into the fitness tracker club. (Welcome!) Are fitness trackers worth it? Or will it just end up in a junk drawer with a bunch of your old cell phones? Not…

  • woman doing a home workout
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    17 Ideas to Make Home Workouts Less Boring

    As a class person, I always struggle with home workouts. For me, it’s just not the same. I love the energy of the studio and the distraction-free zone so I don’t keep stopping and changing my laundry around. Leaving the house is a major mindset shift and a motivator that now it’s exercise time! Yet…

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    How To Actually Reach Your Fitness Goals

    New year, new you, or so they say. Health and fitness goals are often at the top of everyone’s list. You bought that gym membership or class package. You laced up those new shoes, slapped on a fierce new outfit, nothing was going to stop you. For the boys reading, maybe you got some new…