Do you feel like a caterpillar, moving slowly through life? Are you struggling emotionally and physically with an autoimmune diagnosis? Are you mourning the active lifestyle you used to lead or are you wishing to be healthier and fit? For those that struggle to maintain or achieve greater fitness levels due to autoimmune disease, […]
This article, 12 Common Triggers for Autoimmune Disease, very succinctly discusses the impact that nutrition has on autoimmunity. I think the phrase “being on the autoimmune spectrum” describes autoimmunity very well. I think many more people are on the autoimmune spectrum than have full-blown autoimmune disease. I feel my best and look my best (no […]
Do you know what separates the less than 10% percent that finishes a Beachbody program from those that do? Accountability and support! Do you need to combat that sluggish feeling? Need to get in shape? Need some motivation and accountability? Well, I have the answer. Join my online motivation groups. Get daily accountability, get nutrition tips, […]
My son loves fresh pineapple. I can take it or leave it (usually leave it) but being a mom, you sacrifice yourself for your kids. Well, sacrifice no more! I bought this pineapple slicer on a whim. My son was able to use it effortlessly. I was so impressed, I had to try it myself! And […]
When you are following the autoimmune protocol (AIP), it is quite challenging to eat out. Even a simple salad can have hidden triggers in the salad dressings such as artificial sweeteners, seed spices, and preservatives. So I was quite delighted when I saw that Panera Bread (the name says it all as to why I […]
I hate being between workout programs. If you give me a schedule, I will follow it. Without a schedule, I’m left with that big question each morning, “What workout shall I do today?” One fantastic tip I’ve read recently is that each decision takes energy. Today we make more decisions than ever! We need to […]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2015 by Sybil Cooper, Ph.D.
Get into great shape at home with Shaun T’s newest, intense dance fitness program. I was lucky enough to attend one of Shaun T’s dance workouts a few years ago. It was very similar to CIZE. It was SOOO much fun! I burned as many calories as I would doing an Insanity workout but it […]
I just started reading the book Spark – the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain by John J. Ratey, MD. I will be posting tidbits from the book over the coming weeks. I was happy to see the following study, One Twin Exercises, the Other Doesn’t, reported in the NYTimes that corroborates what I’m reading […]
Get an ultra lean and intensely defined physique without bulking up or straining your joints. Introducing PiYo, a high-intensity, low-impact workout for a new kind of STRONG. Chalene Johnson took the best Pilates and Yoga-inspired moves and cranked up the speed to give you full throttle cardio, strength, and flexibility training—all at once. PiYo […]
Posted on 24. Sep, 2014 by Sybil Cooper, Ph.D.
This is a wonderful video by Dr. Terry Wahls. She is a traditionally trained physician who lived life on the other side of the desk – as a Multiple Sclerosis patient. She was quickly confined to a zero-gravity chair for most of the time until she started researching animal models for healing the brain. She […]
How to incorporate 21 Day Fix into everyday life!! What to do when you’re on the go?
Shaun T was kind (and cruel) to provide an extra 5minutes of abdominal exercises for us this week. I’ve embedded each video so you can come back and do these whenever the mood strikes! ENJOY! This first video is Shaun’s tips for getting a strong core! Post by Shaun T. There wasn’t a video for […]
While looking for a specific youtube video I made recently, I came across this one from October 30, 2013 filmed during Focus T25 Speed 3.0. In this video, I was struggling because I had not had anything to eat prior to working out. While I have worked out first thing in the morning for years, […]
If you have any doubt about Shaun T’s latest program, Focus T25, you absolutely must read Tania Baron’s blog post at Shaun T’s blog. After being nicknamed “The Machine” from being in the Insanity videos, Tania doubted she’d ever have that Machine body after a pregnancy and c-section. Focus T25 changed that for her in […]
One of our Beachbody slogans is Fitness – Nutrition – Support. The fitness is provided on DVDs from some of the very best celebrity trainers such as Shaun T, Tony Horton, Chalene Johnson and Autumn Calabrese. Support is provided by Team Beachbody coaches who help to motivate and guide people with the programs. Nutrition is […]