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

Intuitive Eating for True Body Positivity

Even without research backing it up, most of us can attest to the fact that fad diets don’t work long term. With the body positivity movement coming into a more mainstream position, intuitive eating may be just the answer we need. Intuitive Eating was defined in 1995 by two dietitians; Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch.Continue reading “Intuitive Eating for True Body Positivity”

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”

Practicing Yoga Brings Several Health Benefits

Yoga as an exercise practice brings many health benefits, both physically and mentally. When I was a freshman in high school, I started doing yoga within my dance class at school. At first, I found it quite tiring and difficult to do. I didn’t feel all that flexible or balanced and found the downward-dog pose wasContinue reading “Practicing Yoga Brings Several Health Benefits”

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”

1 Reason To Drink Black Coffee Without Milk Or Sugar

Coffee is arguably one of the world’s most cherished beverages in the world (Click here to learn more about its cool origins!). Regarded as a source of stimulating energy to all and a lot of people claim that they can’t live without it (I’m not quite sure about that). Starbucks & Dunkin Donuts have madeContinue reading “1 Reason To Drink Black Coffee Without Milk Or Sugar”