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Yoga – For Health, Relaxation and Strength

Hey #bfitnation!! Last time you heard from me, I promised to share with you some more about practicing yoga, so here we go!

Yoga, though a great source for exercise, is for sure a practice rather than a sport. Keep in mind that this may not necessarily be your thing… and […]

Heart and Mind- a Balancing Act


Imagine the sound of your parents’ voices in the morning, “Wake up, time to get ready…did you hear me?!”  Or, “If I have to wake you up one more time!” Familiar words? We all have heard this at some point or another. Getting up in the morning is a gruesome […]

An Easy Way to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

Hey, #bfitnation! With the New Year comes a perfect opportunity to work on your health, and an incredibly easy (and fun) way to do this is by improving the way you eat on a daily basis. Over my winter break from school, I read a fantastic book called Yoga Girl, […]

Easy Exercises to Stay Fit

Hey #Bfitnation!  Looking for easy exercises to kick-start your New Year’s resolution?  Check out the Rockford Spine Center’s first of many video blogs!   Physical Therapist Kim Alexander walks you through five exercises to help increase body strength.  

The Video includes instruction of these five exercises:

TRX rows/inverted row
Push ups
Lateral squats

Stay tuned for the […]

How to Stay Fit During the New Year

Happy New Year Bfit followers! As the craziness of the holidays comes to a close, finding time to exercise may be a little easier. However, with the weather getting cold(er), more sedentary activities can set in, leading to less energy burned. Here are some tips and suggestions to get you […]

Creating Healthy Habits

When it comes to health, habits will get you there. Habits lead to a lifestyle. If you are forming unhealthy habits they will lead you down an unhealthy path. If you are building healthy habits, they will become a part of your everyday routine. There are some great things you […]