7 Gym Bag Necessities

7 Gym Bag Necessities

As you may know, leading a healthy and active lifestyle is an important aspect of my life. You shouldn’t have to choose between—as I call it— Living Wisely to ensure that you're feeling your absolute best.  In a perfect world, maintaining your social life, work life, workouts, etc. should all culminate into one beautiful blend. My gym bag essentials are a vital tool in making sure I can smoothly transition from a great workout to a busy business day or lunch date with friends. Here are my favorite products to store in my gym bag for a quick, clean refresher.

Essentia - Why Less is More in the Hydration Game

Essentia - Why Less is More in the Hydration Game

You remember that old science class factoid, that our bodies are over 60% water. Long before we’d heard of ions and pH levels, we all knew that hydration was important. Whether you’re an elite athlete or simply want to keep your skin looking great (check out my skin post), staying properly hydrated is essential to full-body health. So if water is such a big deal, shouldn’t we be reaching for the best water possible? And since we’ve all read, heard and felt the benefits of clean, additive-free foods - why should we expect anything less from our water?

 

Travel and Stay on Track

Travel and Stay on Track

The end of the year is approaching and that means holiday overindulgence, entertaining, year-end quotas and of course, travel. Commit to keeping fitness in your routine with a few staple items in your suitcase. Packing a Jump Rope, Resistance Band & Nylon Door Anchor takes up minimal room and will keep you prepared when your hotel gym is subpar! If your hotel gym has equipment - BONUS. You can add weights to the exercises below and/or substitute dumbbells for some of the band exercises. The workout below is a full-body workout that will get your heart pumping. You can crank up the intensity of you are advanced or use this as a beginner routine to kickstart your fitness journey.

Meditation: 2 Ways To Give it a Go

Meditation: 2 Ways To Give it a Go

Ever thought about meditation but didn’t know where to begin? Interested in reducing stress, improving sleep, and increasing mental clarity? You’re not alone! Thanks to a large variety of apps, starting a meditation practice is just a click or two away! No need to feel embarrassed or vulnerable with a group of strangers (THANK YOU TECHNOLOGY!); you can meditate anytime or place you wish.