Shopping for a fit girl 2016 by Shari Zisk

Shopping for a fit girl 2016

Do you have a fit girl in your life? Maybe she’s your super health conscious girlfriend, your exercise obsessed bestie, a fitness maven co-worker, or your wellness trend-setting mom. Or maybe someone you really care about needs a little guidance get her glow on. Are you stuck for unique gift ideas? Surprise her this gift giving season with some ultra stylish and functional gifts that will support her healthy and active lifestyle.
In 2016 I discovered some really awesome fitness and wellness finds so here’s my annual gift giving guide for the fit girl in your life.

The cycle class that is not for my soul

The cycle class that is not for MY soul

I was pretty excited when I moved to a new town that had a Soul Cycle studio however the novelty wore off fast.

I love indoor cycling classes and I am an outdoor cycling enthusiast. I believed that this uber popular fitness class was going to be an ideal, close-to-home fit for me. After a valiant trial (about 10 classes), I just didn’t fall in love with it like I expected. Here are 7 reasons why, despite it’s awesomeness Soul Cycle isn’t right for me (but might be perfect for you).

Intro to hypopressives part I | Radiance Wellness

Intro to Hypopressives (Part 1)

Could the Hypopressive Method of core training revolutionize how we flatten our abdominals and restore the pelvic floor after pregnancy and childbirth? Using my kinesiology and personal training background here is my attempt to introduce and explain the Hypopressive method or technique, also now known as Low Pressure Fitness.

My favorite fitness things: Why I love my Reebok Deck

My favorite fitness things: Reebok Deck

There are a lot of fitness gadgets out there. To make it onto my list of “Favorite Fitness things’ is not easy. My list is small and it’s been a long time since I’ve added to it.

I’ve been thinking about this one for a long time; the Reebeck Deck is most definitely a piece of fitness equipment that I use all the time and have been using for years. I realized that this is one of my favorite fitness things recently when I built a small fitness room at my home and the first item on my shopping list was a Reebok Deck.

Teen fitness

Fitness for non-sporty teens

Got an inactive teen? The benefits of being physically active during the teen years extend far beyond just health and body weight management yet unfortunately most teens are missing out on the good stuff. A staggeringly low number of teens meet the daily physical activity requirements.
Here’s why your teen needs to get moving and sneaky ways to encourage an active lifestyle.

Personal stress soothers by Shari Feuz-Alive Magazine Feb 2014

Stress soothers

The hustle and bustle of the daily routine can frazzle our minds and tie our muscles up in knots. These do-it-yourself self-care techniques and soothing herbal remedies provide at-home relaxation—no massage therapist required. Valentine’s Day is a great time to pamper yourself with a little TLC.