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  • 8 Reasons Mindful Movement Will Make Your Fitness Routine (Finally) Stick

    8 Reasons Mindful Movement Will Make Your Fitness Routine (Finally) Stick

    Mindful movement changed the fitness game for me. I spent years exercising without any sense of what my body needed or how it actually felt. Coincidentally, I could also never stay consistent with any program or routine.  I’d be invested and excited for a few months and then life would get busy and all of…

  • Mat Pilates vs. Weight Training: Why You Don’t Have to Choose

    Mat Pilates vs. Weight Training: Why You Don’t Have to Choose

    If you’ve been playing the Pilates vs. weight training game (Which one is better? Which one should I choose?)—I have good news: you don’t have to choose. Even better, when you combine Mat Pilates (Pilates without a reformer, which is what we do at Lindywell) with weight training, you reap the benefits of both.  When…

  • A peek into my current workout routine + a new strength training series

    A peek into my current workout routine + a new strength training series

    Changing seasons in life call for different kinds of workouts and adjustments to wellness routines. At Lindywell, we’re all about honoring the season you’re in, meeting your body where it is, and adjusting as necessary. My season of life is changing which is why I want to share what I’m currently doing in my workouts,…

  • How to own your habits so your habits don’t own you with Emma doe

    How to own your habits so your habits don’t own you with Emma doe

    If you have been trying to incorporate more exercise into your life you know exactly how challenging it can be to build the habit. Our habits make us who we are, so it’s important to intentionally cultivate good habits. Our guest today is Sandra Chuma, a coach and certified habit-building expert. In this episode, she…

  • How to Unlock Your Inner Child Through Play

    How to Unlock Your Inner Child Through Play

    July is here and that means it is time to have some fun. Every July we break out of our routines, let go, and focus on play. This year we have a special guest to join us and guide us as we play.  Kara Latta is the Chief Fun Officer at The Playful Warrior and…

  • Play Away the Stress: How to Calm Your Nervous System with Fun

    Play Away the Stress: How to Calm Your Nervous System with Fun

    If you search “how to calm your nervous system” in Google you’ll find hundreds of options—and I’m very intentional about how I do this too. It’s something we talk about all the time at Lindywell. A favorite of mine, though, is play. It’s one of the most overlooked ways to stay well. It’s easy to…

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