July 21, 2019

As Simple as Self-Care

When was the last time you felt stressed? Stressed to the extent of not feeling like yourself. Some individuals may experience this more than others; although, everyone is susceptible to this state of being. The […]
July 14, 2019

The COLD, My WARM Friend

Nature has presented us with environmental conditions to better our moods, take control of our immunity, and give us energy. We all have it in us to perform extraordinary things and to change our bodies, […]
July 7, 2019

The Very Soul of Nature

The aroma of citrus, lavender, and peppermint soothe your senses as you walk into Urban Fitness Studio. Feelings of calmness and energy fill your mind as you breathe in the air. This is the state […]
June 30, 2019

A Bit of a Stretch

“Sit down, extend one leg forward, reach for your toes with both hands, and hold it there for 15 seconds.” You have most likely heard and done this hamstring stretch many times before and after […]
June 23, 2019

Think Again!

If you exercise, you need to be taking supplements and if you do a lot of crunches, you will have a six-pack in no time. Have you ever heard either of these? They may have […]
June 16, 2019

Nature Lovin’

The birds chirping, the sun is sizzling, and Bloomington has emptied until August. This warm and pleasant time calls for outdoor adventure and opportunities to set healthy habits for yourself. These may be to walk […]
June 9, 2019

Socially Engaged

When committing to a better version of yourself, it may be hard to stay committed and engaged in your routine. New affairs arise during the course of a person’s life and may push your fitness […]
June 3, 2019

International Day of Yoga

While we were all called to take our first yoga class for different reasons, I believe the undercurrent of our choice is the same: we are seeking a movement practice that is integrated.  Whether we […]
June 2, 2019

Resistance Training for Older Adults

As we age, some of our fears change based on changes in our environment and bodies. A couple of fears that develop with age are the fears of losing independence, managing activities of daily living, […]
May 26, 2019

Should we Shoo the Shoe?

As a human race, we began without shoes. Then, we developed more cushioning throughout time. Now, we seem to be trending towards minimalist/barefoot shoes again. For example, at Urban Fitness Studio, we recommend individuals to […]
May 19, 2019

Thirsty?

With so many options for beverages, we still find ourselves living dehydrated. Additionally, we sometimes consume drinks that actually make us even more dehydrated! So, what should we be drinking, how much of it, and […]