Common Winter Allergies


The common cold often strikes in winter. Before you reach for the cold medicine, you might want to consider whether your runny nose, scratchy throat and watery eyes might be symptoms of winter allergies. While spring and fall months often bring an increase in allergy symptoms for people with pollen allergies, symptoms may be worse during the winter for those with other allergies.

10 Ways to Ward Off That Winter Cold!


We’ve all experienced it – the stuffy nose, sore throat, exhausted feeling that has you reaching for the thermometer. There’s nothing worse than getting bogged down with a bad cold, especially during the holiday season. So here are ten easy tips for fighting off winter colds: 1. Rest Your body needs lots of it! That means instead of running all those errands, you get yourself in bed. You need to save your energy in order for your immune system to get rid of that cold. 2. Drink Plenty of Fluids

5 Minute Ab Blast


This quickie routine will forever erase any thoughts of “I don’t have time to exercise”.  Most of these exercises are Pilates based,  but I just had to throw in a couple planks!  They are the BEST for all-over conditioning.  In 5 minutes you will have hit all of your abdominal muscles- rectus abdominis (the “6 […]