Shoulder pain is a nuisance that you shouldn’t have to deal with — especially when you are trying your best to take care of your body with exercise. Shoulder pain can manifest itself in many different ways, and the general sensations of pain can vary. Here we’ll outline some of the reasons behind this pain, and some exercises you can do to ease it.Read More
Aerial Yoga hasrecentlygained attention and popularity due toits many healing benefits for the body. The Village Health Club and Spa is thrilled to offers its members this type of class — and all the wonderful benefits that come with it!
Trying an Aerial Yoga classjust oncewill automatically lift your mood simply due to the excitement that comes when trying something unique, fun,and new! Anyone from beginners to those experienced in yoga can do Aerial Yoga. I love introducing members of the Village to this engaging and one-of-a-kind practice.
The silk hammocks are used as props during class, much like a block or strap is used in a regular yoga class, in order to stabilize the body while maintaining proper alignment. This allows the body to feel supported as you relax, therefore allowing for a deeper stretch.
When blood flow rushes to the brain, it acts as a mental “reset” button to naturally increase your focus, clarity and attention level. This helps your mood if you are feeling foggy or are experiencing a lack of concentration, and it will give you energy for your day.Read More
Almost everyone has heard of the cardiovascular and immune systems — but have you ever heard of the endocannabinoid system? If not, don’t worry; you’re not alone. However, this little-known critical system is actually the focus of many emerging research studies involving the effects of cannabis on the human body.Read More
Do you ever wonder why you don’t follow through with your New Year’s resolution from January 1st all the way through Christmas? Things come up… you get busy or sometimes a little lazy and next thing you know, you’re so far off track that it feels too overwhelming to get back on track. If you’re like most people, you make a New Year’s resolution to focus on your health. Losing . weight, getting fit, or training for a marathon, hiring a personal trainer can help keep you on track and achieve those goals.Read More
Nachos, chicken wings, dips, pizza, and beer… these are just a few star players at any Super Bowl Party. So during the big game, is it possible to make healthy choices? Camelback Village Dietitian Jamie Miller has a play-by-play of how to not have a nutritional fumble while watching the big game.Read More
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But with endless holiday parties, seasonal treats, and busy schedules, it can be easy to forgo our normal healthy habits. Camelback Village Registered Dietitian Jamie Miller has some key tipsonhow we can maintain our health this holiday season. There’s no reason to feel less than our best by the time New Year’s Day rolls around!Read More
Cross training is a valuable fitness approach that is loosely defined as any incorporation of exercises varying from your traditional training or sports program. Most of the time, you’ll think about cross training if you want to reduce the risk of injury, increase weight loss, improve overall fitness, or just break free from the mental boredom of other activities in your routine. One example of cross training is barre. It’s not a foreign concept to most people who love health and fitness. But have you considered how barre can help you achieve these same benefits when strategically used as a form of cross training?Read More
Everyone knows that once Thanksgiving hits, the holiday hustle and bustle begins! Holidays should be about enjoying family, loved ones and celebrating the reason for the season, but somehow it becomes a stressful time of year for many people.Read More
While we all know we’re supposed to drink water every day, there are still questions such as how much water you should have and how it impacts the body. These common questions actually have some pretty complex answers — and the proper intake varies from person to person as well as on a number of factors. Water intake requirements can vary based on health, medications, how active you are, where you live and many other factors. Studies have produced various recommendations on water intake and it varies greatly based on individual factors.Read More
Tennis players, from amateur to professional and everything in-between, don’t spend all of their time on the court. For tennis players that want to improve their game, strengthening and training the body on and off the court is critical.Off court strengthening and conditioning doesn’t just improve your tennis game, it help prevent those pesky injuries. Performance increase and injury prevention is a win-win!Here are eight exercises that can easily be incorporated into any tennis player’s regular workout routine.Read More