Wellness Series

Last Minute Sweet Potato Recipes

sweet potato

Today is one of the best days of the year! A day we are brought together by family and love. And a day we get to eat until our hearts are content (and stuffed)! It’s really easy to get off track during this time of year. You’re eating rich food you don’t normally have that…

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Proper Posture and the Harms of Sitting

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Proper posture and the harms of sitting. “We should sit less, and we should sit better.”  Author unknown. I don’t remember where I read this quote, but I keep it written on a whiteboard in my massage room here at the Pittsburgh Fitness Project.  Anyone who walks into the room can read it and think…

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Winter Spaghetti Squash Bake

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The temperature has officially dropped in Pittsburgh and it’s really starting to feel like winter! Today, we want to share with you a warm and toasty spaghetti squash recipe guaranteed to fill you up. The ever-popular winter gourd, spaghetti squash, is in its prime season right now. The spaghetti stands out from other squash varieties…

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One A Day

one a day

One a day. We are diving headfirst into the busy new season of fall! And the holidays are quickly approaching! Now more than ever, I am relying on what I call my “one a day” rule. A few years back my husband and I created this rule for our lives. It not only helps us…

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Calm Your Anxiety: Mindfulness Help

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Calm your anxiety. I have a real tendency toward anxiousness. I think a lot of people do, especially in our modern-day society. In fact, it’s almost difficult not to! It would be untrue to say I still don’t struggle with it, even with my (self-proclaimed!) obsession with mindfulness. What I can say is that regular…

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Beating Back-To-School Stress

beating back-to-school stress

Beating back-to-school stress. As exciting as the start of fall is, there comes with this season a certain amount of trepidation. No matter if you have young kids, older kids, or no kids, it seems that this season is doomed to be hectic. Or so I thought until I started practicing mindfulness.

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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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