Sharing information, techniques and approaches to support you on your journey to physical health.

Silken’s Self Care Strategies for COVID-19

As things continue to evolve with COVID-19, it’s important to stay updated on the news, but it’s equally important to take breaks from it. Engaging in nonstop news updates around the pandemic can lead to anxiety and mental health issues. Below are my suggestions for staying healthy as we navigate this new norm of staying at home.

Get Started – Today!

Get Started – Today! Time and again the biggest hurdle that I see preventing clients from being successful with their health and fitness is just starting. There is this notion that we have to have it all figured out before we can begin – but the truth is, every step you take towards a healthy […]

Yoga Nidra

What it is and how you can benefit Yoga nidra, or ‘yogic sleep’ as it’s commonly known, is a powerful meditation technique that looks like a nap. Practitioners lie in savasana or ‘corpse pose’ (which means you lay flat on your back) while going through the five layers of self to reach a state where […]

The Fit 5

People who are fit are a highly diverse group. They come in all shapes and sizes and from all backgrounds, levels of ability, and a huge range of life experiences. But within all this uniqueness, fit people tend to have the same 5 habits in common. That’s right, habits – not tricks or gimmicks or […]

Fitness snacking

The term ‘fitness snacking’ has nothing to do with food. According to an article in The Guardian, fitness snacking describes short periods of exercise done throughout your day as opposed to one longer workout. The reality is, hitting the gym is not an option for many people due to work schedules, income levels, the busyness […]

8 Ways to Boost Your Motivation

Stay in bed or go to the gym? Tuck in on the couch or get to that yoga class? Pretend to be busy or say yes to that walk with a friend? Staying motivated can be tough, but there are ways to refresh your commitment to fitness and it all boils down to dopamine. Our […]

Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First

“Mommy…the sun is up!” Just over a year ago, my alarm clock had become my three-year old’s voice, waking up with his Gro clock at 7:00 am. Not long after, my one year old was up, and we were off. As a 36-year-old, part-time working mom of two young boys, my days were filled with […]

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