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Holistic health

Strength training is the best way to improve your health

It can be hard to sort through the noise and confusion of the health, fitness and nutrition worlds. But one truth backed by research and supported by experts is that strength or resistance training is the best thing you can do to improve your overall health. […]

2023-11-21T15:17:17-07:00November 20, 2023|

Does acupuncture work for chronic pain? Here’s what the science says.

The Washington Post recently published Does acupuncture work for chronic pain? Here’s what the science says. Author Trisha S. Pasricha is a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and a medical journalist. […]

2023-07-31T14:30:29-07:00July 31, 2023|

Your roadmap

If you don’t know where you want to go, how do you make a plan to get there? […]

2023-07-31T12:16:44-07:00July 31, 2023|

Acupuncture for maintenance and prevention

Oftentimes individuals will not think to seek out an acupuncturist until they are actively injured or in pain. While this is a great place to start, we’re missing out on all the other benefits acupuncture has to offer outside of pain management. […]

2023-07-31T12:20:55-07:00July 31, 2023|

New at the studio: InBody 570

We’re so excited to announce the arrival of the InBody 570 at Hyatt Training! The InBody is one of the most comprehensive and accurate body composition testing systems on the market. We’re excited to continue to offer ways to chart progress, set goals and discuss your strength and wellness coaching with a precision lens. […]

2023-07-21T09:13:58-07:00July 19, 2023|

Health benefits of the sauna

People have been enjoying bathing in heat for centuries. The Russians, Native Americans, and the Finnish, among many others, have been reaping the benefits of banya, sweat lodges, and saunas. But what are the health benefits to sauna use, and who should be using them? […]

2023-06-06T10:12:32-07:00June 6, 2023|

Acupuncture in the treatment of osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a fairly common joint pathology that stems from overuse or improper use of a joint for an extended period of time (generally years). Luckily, acupuncture in the treatment of osteoarthritis has been shown to be effective to slow degradation of joints, reduce pain, and improve mobility. […]

2023-06-02T11:23:56-07:00May 19, 2023|

7 reasons to strength train (that have nothing to do with how you look)

Recent studies show that as many as 66 million Americans belong to a health club–that’s one out of every five! However, polls indicate that half of all gym-goers suffer from appearance-based gym anxiety. With the overwhelming focus on the aesthetic in social and popular media, the pressure to lose weight, gain muscle, and chase after scale and appearance-related goals is at an all-time high. But the reasons to strength train go beyond the way we look, the way our clothes fit, or what the scale says about us. […]

2024-01-09T10:11:47-07:00April 25, 2023|

Why Do Plyometric Exercises?

When you hear about plyometrics, or “plyo” exercises, the first thing that pops into your mind is likely high intensity workouts performed by elite athletes–not something a regular person does as a part of their weekly fitness routine. While it’s true that plyometric exercises are incredibly effective for sports-specific training, they are also an excellent tool for general health. Gaining an understanding of plyometric training, and why you should do plyometric exercises, can help round out your exercise routine and keep you fit and healthy as you age. […]

2023-03-29T14:17:08-07:00March 21, 2023|

Acupuncture for headache relief

Headaches vary dramatically in presentation, severity, and frequency. For some they can be debilitating, for others they are only a mild nuisance. It is estimated that around 8 million people will visit their doctor with a complaint of headaches each year, while another 40 million will experience headaches and not seek medical attention. Acupuncture can provide effective headache relief for millions of headache sufferers. […]

2023-09-05T20:46:17-07:00March 7, 2023|

Healthy, fast weeknight dinners

We had a recent week in our house that was so jam-packed with evening activities I needed to give careful thought to how I would keep us on track with home cooked meals. I am sharing a few of my tips, tricks and plan of attack here. Healthy eating with whole, minimally processed foods goes hand in hand with exercise to yield the biggest health benefits. […]

2023-02-23T11:20:22-07:00February 23, 2023|

Why take an ice bath?

Ice cold baths are the hot new trend. You may have seen your favorite athletes and social media fitness influencers doing it – taking a dip in a bucket or pool filled with ice, wading through chunks of ice to take a brisk winter swim in the river. But why take an ice bath? What are the supposed benefits, and are they backed by science? […]

2023-02-22T10:39:50-07:00February 14, 2023|

Lean muscle benefits for women

When I got the notification for this podcast, I knew immediately I had to share it with the Hyatt Training community. […]

2023-02-07T13:31:16-07:00February 7, 2023|

Strength training is key to aging well

I Today I’m sharing with you one of the best, most concise articles I’ve seen regarding the benefits of strength training to age well. I understand I am preaching to the choir here – you already come to Hyatt Training every week! But hear me out. […]

2023-02-07T11:53:52-07:00February 7, 2023|

What does acupuncture feel like?

What does acupuncture really feel like? For some, the idea of having 15 or so acupuncture needles inserted at various points around the body sounds like an absolute nightmare. This post shares what acupuncture feels like and how it can be beneficial. […]

2023-01-24T12:58:47-07:00January 20, 2023|
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