Workout Technique Breakdown: Progressive Overload

So you’ve hit the dreaded workout plateau. Not sure what to do? Give progressive overload a try to break through that plateau and reach your fitness goals. In previous posts, we’ve gone over the four basics for every workout routine, cardio and strength training options, and even some tips and tricks when it comes toContinue reading Workout Technique Breakdown: Progressive Overload

Eat the Rainbow for Good Health (and no we’re not talking Skittles)

Taste the rainbow is a well-known slogan for the popular candy Skittles, but it’s some good health advice as well. Now, I’m not suggesting that you eat a bunch of Skittles every day. The rainbow I’m talking about is found in plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, and grains. Healthy eating is just as importantContinue reading Eat the Rainbow for Good Health (and no we’re not talking Skittles)

Stretching Isn’t Just For Runners: You Need It Too

The importance of stretching is lost in so many of our workout routines. Many think that stretching is a waste of time. You don’t have to do a full yoga workout to adequately stretch. In some cases, you just have to move your body normally, but with more intention.  The benefits of stretching go beyondContinue reading “Stretching Isn’t Just For Runners: You Need It Too”

Improve Your Strength, Improve Your Life. Strength Training for Better Health

We all know cardio exercise is an important part of any workout program, but it can get boring and if that’s the only exercise you’re getting, you’re missing out on some major benefits. If you’re searching for new cardio inspiration, you can find it here. Strength training is the next essential we need to discuss.Continue reading “Improve Your Strength, Improve Your Life. Strength Training for Better Health”

Enjoy Your Workout; Cardio Exercises You Don’t Have to Dread

It’s common knowledge that cardiovascular exercise, more commonly referred to simply as cardio, is an important part of any workout program. However, cardio may be one of the most hated parts of a workout, and one of the most difficult to stick with. I defined cardio in a post you can check out here, ifContinue reading “Enjoy Your Workout; Cardio Exercises You Don’t Have to Dread”

Grace In Productivity

The beginning of a “planned” lifestyle can seem understatedly arduous when one has a mood, thought, or developmental disorder. I recall seeing a humorous Facebook post that listed the multitude duties expected of a “functional” or “successful” human being— the duties in the workplace,  those as part of domestic life, for social situations and for personalContinue reading “Grace In Productivity”

About Amber Baylor

Thanks for stopping by to learn a little more about me. I am absolutely honored. My name is Amber Baylor, and I’m a no nonsense kind of girl. I’ve been a Holistic Health Coach since graduating from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in March of 2015. Health has almost always been on the forefront ofContinue reading “About Amber Baylor”

Take The Work Out of Planning Your Workout: 4 Basics to Include in Every Exercise Regime

When you’re thinking of starting a new workout routine, there are so many options and a myriad of information out there to sift through about which is the best exercise for you. Whether you’re trying to lose weight or improve your overall health, this brief guide will assist you in creating the best fitness programContinue reading “Take The Work Out of Planning Your Workout: 4 Basics to Include in Every Exercise Regime”

Exercise as Therapy–only after Severe Depression Has lifted

Myriad studies have been published in the past few decades discussing the effects of exercise on symptoms for major depression. The general consensus among scientists is that in the majority of cases, regular vigorous exercise mitigates the severity and duration of major depressive disorder. But what about those whose depression is so acute that itContinue reading “Exercise as Therapy–only after Severe Depression Has lifted”