Posts Categorized: Water

Toning Up and Detoxing with Toning Water

Do you or someone in your family not “like” water and therefore don’t drink it?  Are you achy and sore because of your boosted exercise schedule (good on ya!!)?  Or do you simply want something a little sexier than plain water now that you’re drinking loads of it each day? Say Yes!  Yes!  Yes! to… Read more »

Electrolytes: Who Needs ‘Em? You Do.

We all need them, we all lose them, and losing too many due to excessive perspiration can lead to body troubles.  (Read more about symptoms of electrolyte imbalance here).  In hot summer weather when activity and sweating levels are higher, electrolyte deficiency is more likely than during cooler temperatures. What are electrolytes?  They are minerals… Read more »

Have You Energized Your Water?

We all know that the sun and moon give off serious energy which affects our lives 24/7/365.  You’ve felt the intensity of a full moon as well as the burn of the afternoon summer sun.  Wouldn’t it be great to capture this energy and utilize its qualities? There’s an easy way to do this without… Read more »

Hydrogen Peroxide to Swimmers’ Rescue (Part 3 of the Swimming blog series)

Many times when I suggest lap swimming to clients as a great fitness practice (Lap it Up!), they quickly come back with “I can’t take the chlorine.”  I understand the concern because exposure to chlorine (whether topical, airborne or ingested in drinking water) poses many health risks.  I do everything I can to avoid and… Read more »

Water Baby (Part 1 of the Swimming blog series)

Swimming outside of the womb started when I was 18 months old.  Being comfortable and safe in the water was a family priority: my folks grew up jumping into swimming holes, wiggling in creeks, floating down rivers, and seeing firsthand what can happen when somebody isn’t a strong swimmer.  At little over a year old,… Read more »

Testing, testing…This is a Test

Drinking water continues to be a source of concern as the list of contaminants and their effects on health continues to grow.  Whether your drinking water is from a municipality or from a private source (well or spring) there’s good reason to know what contaminants it contains so you know what filtration is needed. Municipalities… Read more »

DIY Bottled Water

We all know how important drinking water is to our health.  (If you don’t know how vital it is, watch this video.) We’ve also heard that every household needs to store at least 1 gallon of water per person per day (to last 14 days) to use during natural disasters and emergencies.  Purchasing this much… Read more »