At the Sweat for Smiles "Ace It For Kids" Pickleball Event, we all learned a lot about the game of pickleball. Andy Peeke, lead pickleball pro at Lifetime Sky in NYC, taught us a lot of pickleball basics, and we had so much fun learning! Many of us were just getting started playing pickleball and … [Read more...] about Andy Peeke’s Pickleball Basics
Walking is one of the best low impact exercises you can do. According to studies, walking briskly or power walking for 30 minutes about 5 days a week can provide the same benefits as other cardio exercises but without the harmful intensity on the joints. Its free, attainable for most people, … [Read more...] about Walk on the Fun Side
How's everyone doing with their 2023 fitness goals? Sticking to a fitness routine is a challenge for everyone. It's easy to set unrealistic goals, compare ourselves to others, and get unmotivated or off-track. If you take some time to develop a realistic workout plan for your needs that accounts for … [Read more...] about Be Smart About Your Workouts
Ready, set, WORKOUT! It can be tempting to start your workout right away. Really, who has time for warm-up? But, according to fitness experts, everyone - from beginners to the most fit pros - should make it a habit to warm up for at least 5 minutes before exercising. I reached out to my good … [Read more...] about No Time? Make Time! Warm Up.
Happy February guys! DYK? It’s American Heart Month. It's time to take action and protect our hearts against Heart Disease. This February, Sweat for Smiles will be sharing helpful insight and tips on how you can strengthen your heart. First up - how to make your body & mind happy. Having a … [Read more...] about Happy Body + Happy Mind = Happy Heart
Sore not sorry!!! Hands up if you like rolling out your soreness with a foam roller, or massage ball. I’ve made it a goal of mine to take the time to do this the day after every intense workout. According to Elizabeth Tretter, super star fitness instructor (aka @sweatalittleglitter), It’s … [Read more...] about Roll It Out