Fitness Fun with Ellie Activewear Plus a Giveaway!

Fitness Fun with Ellie Activewear Plus a Giveaway!It’s fun to not just think about what you’re going to wear for the day but what you’re going to wear for your workout. It also makes your workout exciting when you look good and feel good.

This post is special because it shows women at different stages of life. I’m representing a woman in her 20s, my sister-in-law Chea is a woman in her 30s (and mother-to-be!), and my mom is a woman in her 50s and a grandmother-to-be! It’s fabulous that Ellie clothes suit all stages of life and various body types!

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June 27, 2013

Top 5 Ways to Train like an Athlete

Christina at the gym. (Photo by David Paterson)

Christina at the gym. (Photo by David Paterson)

We all have an athlete inside of us. Your inner athlete is there whether it was developed when you were younger, you’re currently a competitive athlete, or you’ve not experienced your competitive side. The key to bringing out the athlete within you is to train like an athlete.

As an elite athlete from a young age, I’ve had a lot of experience training as an athlete and living as an athlete. Something I’ve noticed is that if you’ve ever been a competitive athlete, that’s a part of you for life.

Often there is a transition point. For example, I’m now a figure skating coach instead of a competitive figure skater. There are still many areas in life where I continue to be an athlete.

Here are 5 ways to train like an athlete:

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May 30, 2012

Give Your Child the Gift of a Healthy Lifestyle through Physical Fitness

Fitness training is an important activity to include in your child/teenager’s life….

Athletic children and youth involved in sport can experience added improvement in their sport and prevent injuries with fitness training. As an example, ice skaters can really benefit from off-ice training such as sports conditioning, Pilates, jump, Zumba, balance work, and stretching.

Ice skaters tend to specialize in their sport at young ages, so it’s all the more important to develop strength and flexibility throughout the body to prevent muscular imbalances and injuries later in life. With fitness training added into figure skaters’ weekly routines, skaters can enjoy their sport even more and feel great!

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Photo Credit: Photo by Giulio Bernardi at Flickr Creative Commons.

July 1, 2011