Wellness Series

My Mindfulness Corner

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I recently set up a Meditation Area in my house. My mindfulness corner is something I keep set up at all times so that anytime I am the least bit inspired (outside of my regular bedtime meditation routine that I’ve gotten in the habit of), I can sit down and focus immediately.

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The Return of the Wellness Series

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School is back in session. Not just for the kids, but for adults as well! At PFP, we believe in continual education. We want to share our collective wealth of health and fitness knowledge. And what better way to do that than bring back the PFP Wellness Series?!

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The Old Man Series: Massage Therapy

recovery massage therapy

After a recent long run, my hip was a bit sore.  The muscles and tendons around my knees were aching. Then after several 12 hour days at the office, my lower back was stiff. I knew it was time to do something. It was time for some massage therapy!  Besides stretching, last month’s Old Man…

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Healthy Substitutions

healthy substitutions

Healthy substitutions. One of my favorite hobbies is recipe development and utilizing healthier ingredients as substitutes for other, less nutritious ingredients. I have listed a bunch of my go-to substitutes in the table below and I encourage you to try them out for yourself. I promise you can hardly taste a difference and your body…

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September Events

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September events. September is upon us. Schools and universities are back in session. The days are getting shorter and, eventually, cooler. Fall is gearing up. And we have a lot of events planned at Pittsburgh Fitness Project to help you prepare for the season!

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How Journaling Helped Me Become Mindful

journaling helped me become mindful

Journaling is perhaps one of the more commonly recommended self-reflection techniques. This is for good reason – it ensures a certain amount of time spent in reflection, it is therapeutic, and it helps detox your mind through processing. This practice does not have to be every day, though, as is so often prescribed. Once a…

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Missing My Meals!

missing my meals

Another Chapter in My Meal Prep Adventure I needed to write this blog after missing my meals and an entire week of meal prepping. We were out of state for a college graduation and did not get home until midnight on Sunday so meal prep was impossible last week. We reverted back to our old pattern of buying…

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A Mindful Eating Blog

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Mindful eating can help with so many of people’s’ common ailments. How many people have multiple stomach aches every week and are constantly hungry? When I eat slower, I tend to eat less, better absorb my food, and feel more satisfied with my meals. I used to have so many problems: overeating, always famished, frequent…

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