SYKORA FITNESS

Turn Your Skateboard Into A Workout!

April 8, 2020

Being stuck at home with no gym equipment can be challenging, after all, you can only do so much with just body weight and a yoga mat.  It’s time to get creative! Here are a few ways that you can use your skateboard as a piece of workout equipment. Check out the video and instructions! Instruction Plank with knee tuck…

4 Ways You Can Supplement Fitness With Self- Care To Amplify Your Wellness Efforts

January 4, 2019

Are you ready to take your fitness routine to the next level? Balancing an effective fitness practice with basic self-care can give you better results and a better outlook on life. If you are ready to max out your health and fitness gains, you need to follow these simple self-care tips. Take the Effort Out of Eating Healthy Diet should…

This New Year, Get Ahead By Scaling Back

December 26, 2018

Scale back on sitting.  Add an hour each day of an activity that you enjoy. Give yourself the gift of self-motivation by making an effort to be a little more active today than you were yesterday.  The more active you become, the better you will feel.  You’ll soon find yourself with boosted energy and more positive mindset to go out and…

4 Ways To Have Willpower During The Holiday!

December 10, 2018

Stay out of sight of the treat table: Instead of hovering over the array of unhealthy snacks, contemplating whether or not you should sneak in “just one”, try to just completely stay away. Let’s be honest, “just one” turns into pretty much everything but the kitchen sink! The best way to overcome temptation is to not be tempted in the first…

How to cure knee pain yourself!

November 12, 2018

Knee pain is one of the most common pains I see as a personal trainer and it is a huge stumbling block because it really limits the range of motion people can go through pain free.  When you have limited range of motion it is harder to build functional strength, or do the exercises that will make the biggest difference for your body.  Getting back…

The Truths And Myths Of Working Out While Pregnant.

September 18, 2018

The truth about fitness and pregnancy from the eyes of a prenatal trainer As a Prenatal and Postnatal Certified Personal Trainer, I have worked with a variety of clients in all different phases of motherhood.  I get a lot of questions about working out through your pregnancy, so I wanted to write this article to point out some common myths…

Are You Training For Your Body Type?

April 20, 2018

The best way to find a training style that will work for you is to first, identify your body type. The three main body types are Ectomorph, Endomorph, and Mesomorph. Knowing what you are will influence the way you respond to diet and exercise. Ectomorph– Long and lean, may have difficulty building muscle or gaining fat. Usually has a fast…

Smoothie Recipes

April 4, 2018

Here are two of my favorite smoothie recipes! Power Smoothie 1-2 Ripe Bananas 2 Dates A scoop of Peanut Butter Almond Milk or Whole Milk Cinnamon Ice It’s very filling and gives you lots of energy!  Green Smoothie 1 Ripe Banana Handfull of Spinach Frozen or fresh mangos Almond Milk or Coconut Water 1/2 TSP Vanilla 1/2 TSP Lime Ice…

How to kick your sugar cravings

March 19, 2018

First, we need to understand why we crave sugar.   1. You aren’t eating enough nutrient dense food and crave a quick fix.  If you haven’t eaten enough nutrient-dense calories, your body’s blood sugar levels are probably low. This makes your energy low, so you crave sugar for that quick energy fix.  The problem is, sugar spikes your blood sugar…

How to prevent Diastasis Recti through a pregnancy

March 13, 2018

How to prevent Diastasis Recti through a pregnancy Diastasis Recti is “caused by a stretching of the linea alba, the … tissue that connects the two panels together in the middle,” explains Karen S. Weeks, physical therapist with the Northwestern Medicine Integrated Pelvic Health Program in Chicago. Usually, this gap occurs during the last trimester and affects those with a multiple baby…

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