How to Read a Swim Workout

Many beginner swimmers set out with a goal of swimming a half mile or a mile straight through. I cringe when I hear that—it’s not really the best way to do a swim workout. If you were lifting weights, you would do 3 sets of 10 repetitions of a biceps curl, instead of 30 straight repetitions, right? The same goes for swimming. Continue reading How to Read a Swim Workout

Meet Laury Christian Post: “You, Me & the Reformer Makes Three”

Twenty years ago Laury Christian Post was the middle car in a three car accident. “I was the meat in the sandwich so to speak.” The accident herniated the discs in her cervical spine at the 5th & 6th vertebrae, with compression at the 7th. A cervical fusion/discectomy was performed by a Neurosurgeon not long after the accident. For years she looked for exercise programs that would keep her neck healthy without causing re-injury. Continue reading Meet Laury Christian Post: “You, Me & the Reformer Makes Three”

How to Transition From Lazy to Active

Lazy: unwilling to work or use energy. Synonyms: idle, slothful, shiftless, inactive, under active, sluggish, lethargic…

How do you go from lazy to active? It’s probably safe to say that we all know what it’s like to be lazy now and again. Sometimes laziness slowly creeps into our days, and then our weeks, and then our months, and suddenly we’ve become lazy all the time. It can happen to us without even recognizing that it’s happening, and there are a plethora of different reasons why it happens. In this post, we won’t get into the why right now, but we will get into a few steps you can take to initiate the move from lazy to active. Continue reading How to Transition From Lazy to Active