With summer finally approaching, most of us are busy restocking on bathing suits, sandals and floppy hats. But once those wallets are out, let’s not forget to head to the nearest drug store and grab a few bottles of sunscreen as well. As the bridge between “tights season” and “beach season,” and in an effort to help prevent more cases of the most prevalent cancer in the United States, May has been designated as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. A lot of us make the human mistake of thinking … [Read more...] about Skin Cancer Awareness Month
It's hard to know exactly when modern Stand Up Paddling (SUP) began, but it has undeniable Polynesian ancestry. SUP is popular and fast growing sport because it is an exciting full body comprehensive workout whereby you launch from the shoreline, into the unknown. Your heart is racing you are filled with excitement and fear at the same time (FYI- this is normal). … [Read more...] about SUP Yoga for All!
Even after you've eased into the fall, school and work are underway, and your routine is familiar and comfortable, you may miss those carefree summer days. Just because the weather has cooled down doesn't mean you can't enjoy a taste of summer right now! Here are a few ideas of how to take a mini-summer-getaway right in the middle of fall. Indoor Pools The best part of summer is getting wet – whether swimming at the pool or beach, putting on a new suit and splashing about is the epitome of … [Read more...] about A Taste of Summer in the Fall
Summer may be winding down, but don’t pack up those suits just yet! Whether you’re exercising or just having fun, water activities are available and beneficial all year round. Indoor Pools Local recreation centers and other community facilities often have indoor pools that are open in every season. In addition to formal, group exercise classes like water aerobics, water Zumba and hydrospinning, one-on-one training sessions, and free swim are available everywhere. Whether swimming laps on your … [Read more...] about Water Fun All Year Round
Bathing suit anxiety becomes the hot topic of discussion as soon as spring rolls around. It doesn't matter what continent you are living on, bathing suit anxiety is felt by women all around the world. What exactly produces bathing suit anxiety? According to Dr. Marika Tiggemann, a psychologist and researcher from Australia, just thinking about shopping for a swimsuit triggers this anxiety. "Researchers also found that imagining wearing a swimsuit also increases feelings of … [Read more...] about Bathing Suit Anxiety