Avoiding Dehydration

Never forget your hydration! I try to always keep a water bottle with me– it encourages you to sip on h2o throughout the day without even thinking about it!

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Getting motivated to run!

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Sometimes I can’t believe this is the view I get on my daily runs in La Jolla, CA. I can’t tell you how important scenery is when you run! Nothing makes me more discouraged than drab surroundings or worse– indoors on a treadmill. Find somewhere to run that inspires you, and motivates you to keep going! If you’re new to running it really helps take your mind off the pain! It also really helps clear your mind, and can transform running into a meditation, and de-stresser!

Open House at Black Sheep Yoga – free yoga!!

An awesome opportunity for my fellow San Diegans to get some free yoga in! The health benefits are incredible, and there is no better post workout feeling of peace of mind than after a yoga sesh!

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If you’re free and available Saturday, 8/18, please join us at Black Sheep Yoga for an open house with free yoga, food, music & fun!! I’m teaching at 12 and 3!! Hope to see you there 🙂

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Get up and GET MOVING . . . Spin yourself mobile!

For those of us with running injuries, arthritis, or who just plain dread the treadmill– biking is an excellent way to get active and moving, while staying easy on your joints!

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Do you suffer from what can sometimes be a debilitating illness like Arthritis?  Did you know one of the most important things that you can do for your joints is getting up and moving?  Having a chronic illness, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, I know how important it is to Get up and get moving with movement for joint health.

I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 8 years ago, a crushing diagnosis that slumped me into a depression state about the future of my body and joints and the association with medication and movement.  Commonly compared to Osteoarthritis due to the symptoms, Rheumatoid Arthritis is far more debilitating.  When I was initially diagnosed I took all the medications because then I thought, “that’s what you are supposed to do” and then after feeling some of the effects from those medications I looked to alternatives.  The most important thing that…

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