DISCOVERING YOGA

I discovered my enthusiasm and love for yoga several years ago when I was going through a rough transition in my life.  Before that period, I had always be an avid runner and loved any type of exercise that focused mainly on cardio like running, skating, tennis, and kick boxing.  Honestly, I always thought that Read More…


Benefits of Yoga

In addition to having positive effects on the mind, stress, sleep and mood, yoga can also benefit the musculoskeletal system. YOGA CAN -Strengthen the muscles supporting the joints. -Improve balance and physical function. -Increase bone strength. -Reduce joint stiffness. -Improve joint flexibility and range of joint motion. -Reduce pain by increasing the range of joint Read More…


WHAT TO DO ABOUT THAT KNEE?

We spoke about the different causes for knee pain and when to seek medical attention. Now, let’s talk about some of the things we can do for knee pain.  Remember to always have a dialogue with your physician first.  Listen to your body before deciding on the next steps. SIMPLE MEASURES FOR KNEE PAIN Avoid Read More…


DEALING WITH KNEE PAIN AS A PASSIONATE RUNNER

Fall is in full swing and the famous NYC marathon just took place! Watching all those courageous participants in that amazing race gave me goosebumps!  Witnessing those runners cross the finish line and achieve their goals made me start to think about my next big race in 2019, another half marathon. Next year, I want to Read More…


RUN MAGGIE RUN!

The NYC Marathon is around the corner and the excitement is palpable. I love this time of year when I run around New York. Watching other runners train with such dedication in hopes of participating in one of the biggest races in the world. My Love Of Running My love of running ignited when I was Read More…


CARDIO KICKBOXING

When I moved to NYC thirteen years ago, this workout helped me get in shape. It also helped build my confidence to attack my problems in life head on while having so much fun.  My favorite class is at Equinox in NYC taught by instructor Akin Williams who I have followed for several years. His class Read More…