How To Get Into Yoga When You're Type-A
8 Tips to embracing taking a deep breath
I'm a first born and my parents named me Amelia. In Latin, Amelia means "industrious". Basically, this means that a synonym for my name could be Type-A. I'm only now realizing how appropriate that is given the first letter of my name. All of this to say, I feel like my constant need to be productive and setting goals and difficulty JUST RELAXING was kind of inevitable.
For the most part I've accepted and embraced that. But accepting my person…
The 2 key principles that finally helped me understand and master glute activation
I want to preface this post by stating that I am not a certified personal trainer nor a physical therapist. My goal with this post is to simply share what concepts (after spending a lot of time, money, and hours researching) allowed me to have some "light-bulb" moments and finally understand how to master glute activation. If you're experiencing any pain or muscle imbalances, I highly recommend consulting with your doctor and a physical therapist first.
My battle with running injurie…
Friday Favorites #7
Happy Friday! I hope you all have had an amazing week. I'm once again typing this from 32,000 feet up in the air. We are on our way home from an amazing week in the Maldives. I think this will officially be the longest Friday of my life. Due to the time change and flights we will be living in "Friday" for something like 32 hours. No complaints, but it's a weird state of having no idea what time it really is or when we should be sleeping/eating. The good news is it gives me some time to…
Friday Favorites #4
Happy Friday! It's that time of the week when I share a few of the things that are making me smile. As always, I'd love to hear what you're currently loving in the comments. <3
Alexia Clark workouts
*Love* Alexia Clark's workout program. I have been following her workouts for over a year, and I still look forward to her workouts every morning. No workout is ever repeated, so I never get bored.
If you aren't familiar with her, for a super reasonable monthly…