It’s a new day for “employee wellness” and we are here for it.￼
“Employee wellness” and incentive programs have historically aimed at reducing sick days and health care costs, and increasing productivity and profit. Today, things have changed. The pandemic led the workforce straight into clinically defined cases of burnout, especially amongst working parents, and what we now refer to as The Great Resignation and the phenomenon […]
How Do I Plank When My Wrists Hurt?
We LOVE planks—when done correctly, plank exercises engage and target the whole body, can be incorporated into all kinds of dynamic movement, and require no equipment. Unfortunately, wrist pain and discomfort is a common issue that can be aggravated by planking. Can I still do planks if I’m having wrist pain? Yes! With […]
The Fear of “Getting Bulky” with Resistance Training
One of the biggest misconceptions I encounter about resistance training, particularly from moms, is a fear that it will make us get “bulky,” (i.e. that it will rapidly make our muscles huge, and we won’t like the way we look). Sigh. There’s a lot to unpack here, but my response when I hear this […]