Wendy Batts

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  • Do you ever get “behind the eye” headaches?

    If you answered yes to the question of headaches behind the eye, I have a few simple steps you can perform to help relieve the pain without taking any medications or going to see a doctor. Try these easy stretches and see if they help you next time you are...Full Post
  • Find Joy In Your Life

    By now, I am sure that you have recently heard the news about the loss of “America’s favorite” comedian and actor due to depression. Unfortunately, this is a common disease that is often not spoken about very often. I am by far not an expert on the topic, nor...Full Post
  • How accurate are your body fat measurements?

    Knowing your body fat number is a great way to measure where you started and where you are to date in your workout regime and overall health. With that said, it is important to keep in mind that these numbers may not be as accurate as you think. So what does...Full Post
  • The Value of Balance Training

    Is balance training really important to everyday life? The answer to this question is simple, yes! Balance is an essential component to fitness routines. Unfortunately, it’s often overlooked because people do not realize the value that it brings. Balance training...Full Post
  • Are You Lifting Too Much Weight Or Not Enough?

    In the fitness world we often hear that if you lift heavy weights then you are going to get “big and bulky.” While there is some truth to that statement, your form, load (weights) and repetition range are what will dictate how your body will react to the demand...Full Post
  • Not Seeing Results? Try This!

    When people decide they are ready to begin a workout regimen, they often don’t have a plan that will focus on minimizing injury or that will properly progress over time so that they can avoid what we often refer to as “hitting a plateau.” It takes your body...Full Post
  • Is Yoga Right For Me?

    I often get asked if Yoga is something a person should look in to if they want to become more flexible. The answer to this question is easy, of course! The main thing about Yoga is to start off slow and know your limits. In time, you will increase your range...Full Post
  • 5 Beneficial Stretches To Stop An Injury Before It Starts

    We all have hectic lifestyles and there never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done. Even if we go to the gym and hop on a piece of cardio equipment or complete a full workout, who has time to stretch? Without stretching and working on muscles...Full Post
  • Taking a Trip? Follow These Tips!

    As we know, when it’s time to pack our bags for a fun filled vacation, we easily forget about our fitness and food choices. I personally just took a very fun trip out of the country and saw this happen to most of the people that were on the trip with us. It...Full Post
  • ‘Just Do It’ –It isn’t just a tag line

    As we all know, starting a program can be really challenging. I know I have struggled (yes, even as a trainer) to find the motivation to get up in the morning and get some sort of workout in. There really are no secrets to weight loss. The first thing you have to do is commit to your goals!...Full Post