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How Yoga Can Be Good For You

How Yoga Can Be Good For You

We use a wide variety of workouts at The Worx in Alexandria, VA. We incorporate many of the yoga moves, particularly for flexibility training. Like strength training with weights, or running for endurance, yoga is great to help you improve your flexibility and protect you from injury. It improves your range of motion and is […]


Is It Safe To Workout While Pregnant?

Is It Safe To Workout While Pregnant?

Clients often ask, “Is it safe to workout while pregnant?” Most know that I’ve had three babies, so they feel that I’m an expert in that area, particularly compared to most male trainers. The answer is yes, but with qualifications. It actually depends on when you started working, the type of exercise you do, what […]


How To Stay Fit As You Get Older

How To Stay Fit As You Get Older

At The Worx in Alexandria, VA, I work with people of all ages. I see how discouraging it can be older and see how fast the younger people make fitness gains. It’s not only harder to get fit as you get older, it’s also harder to stay fit as you get older, too. Hormone levels […]


Different Ways To Use Green Tea For Health

Different Ways To Use Green Tea For Health

Put down that soft drink and start drinking green tea for health. It’s true, green tea has huge health benefits. First, drinking green tea is associated with weight loss. That should make it popular with hundreds of people immediately. Studies show that just drinking one cup a day can provide healthy changes and other studies […]


Pelvic Floor Exercises For Women

Pelvic Floor Exercises For Women

Whether it’s improving your sex life by reducing pain during sex and improving the quality of the sex or helping to prevent leakage from the badder or bowel, pelvic floor exercises for women are important. Pelvic floor exercises strengthen the muscles that support the bowel and bladder, they also help when you’re pregnant by providing […]



Workouts That Are Safe In Pregnancy

Workouts That Are Safe In Pregnancy

There wasn’t ever a question in pioneer days whether a woman would do physical labor when pregnant. Life dictated that she would. Later, in the early 20th century, women in America who could afford it workouts that are safe in pregnancy often took to bed and rested through the pregnancy, while people in other nations, […]


Benefits Of Organic Food

Benefits Of Organic Food

Are you torn between paying extra money for organic foods and focusing more on eating healthier. I get a lot of questions from my clients in Alexandria, VA, whether choosing organic food is really that important. The answer is yes and no. I know, that’s not the answer most people want but it’s the right […]


Is Cardio Making You Fat?

Is Cardio Making You Fat?

What’s the best type of exercise to help you lose weight? Some people say cardio is the best because it burns tons of calories, but new schools of thought contradict that, saying cardio is really making you fat. Which one is right? Which one is right? There are valid reasons to suspect that cardio alone […]