You don’t need the luck of the Irish to have a good time AND not decimate your health goals this St. Patrick’s Day. Staying on track for holidays just takes a few easy little tweaks. Love beer? No problem! Sucker for corned beef? It’s all good! Our strategies will have you feeling both satisfied and proud when Monday morning rolls around, whether you found a pot of gold or not!
Plank Hold for 3.14
Pi Day is being taken back by KG's and we're planking for Pi!
You Are Strong
When we say the word strong we might immediately think of physical strength, which our ladies certainly have plenty of, but there’s so much more to being strong. I spoke to several Kaia girls, coaches, and friends about what makes someone strong and these 3 things were echoed in nearly every answer.
Did You Know a Strong Core Can Give You a Strong Heart?
Who doesn’t want abs? Working towards a stronger core makes us feel sexy and it is a great motivator in our fitness routines. But ladies, imagine your body is like a sports car….everyone likes to look at how sleek the outside appears, but if your engine (heart) is rotten you won’t get very far at all! Today as women, we are most likely to die of heart disease; talk about a serious fitness motivator! Read below to find out 5 ways a strong core not only looks sexy, but also helps you to fight disease so you can keep kickin butt!
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.
If you experience a combination of any of these symptoms, it’s important you or your caregiver calls a health professional to get the help you need.
- Shortness of breath
- Swollen ankles and legs
- Aching in shoulder and chest
- Snoring and sleep problems
- Irregular Heartbeat
A healthy diet and regular exercise are the main components in protecting against heart disease.
Alternatives to Keep Valentine's Day Sweet!
Having made a point of never celebrating Valentine’s day, it is ironic my first child was born on this day. After years of avoiding the holiday, February 14th is now one of my biggest celebrations of the year - the day I became a mother. This was seven years ago and since embracing Valentine’s Day, I have endless reasons to make and buy sweet treats for the occasion (and a convenient excuse for derailing New Year’s intentions).