Spring Is Here

The last day of winter has arrived (officially March 20th, 2018) and spring is upon us. Spring is a time of renewal, rebirth, and reawakening.  It’s also a great time to revisit your fitness goals. Maybe you created a New Year’s resolution or two. How are they doing? Are you meeting your goals? Perhaps you’re chugging away on your same …

Getting Motivated

Springtime is a great time of year to get more motivated to meet your fitness goals. You can get outside more and start shedding the winter pounds. Here’s a few tips to motivate you to be more active this spring. After all, summer is just around the corner. Set a Specific Goal.  Sometimes we exercise because its our routine. We …

Fitness Walks in Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks is known for mom-and-pop shops, tree-lined streets, Mulholland Drive, and its abundance of shopping. It’s also a great place to walk. Walking for fitness is very popular and with good reason. It has several benefits that should make it a part of your regular fitness program. Walking helps control body weight and maintain muscle tone. It lowers your …

Finding Superfoods in Sherman Oaks

If you want tasty and healthy restaurant fare you may want to find a local restaurant featuring superfoods. Some of the more popular superfoods are blueberries, salmon, kale, acai, sweet potatoes, beans, fruits and nuts. Superfoods aren’t actually a food group. “Superfood” is a marketing term describing foods said to be very nutritious and good for you. There’s certainly nothing …

Personal Training In A Group Setting

There are countless benefits to working out with a personal trainer. People of any age and experience level can see better results and live a healthier lifestyle. A personal trainer will help create a unique workout plan to fit your individual needs and goals, and can accommodate an injury or other obstacle that might otherwise prevent you from exercising. There’s …

Whole Life Challenge – Best Recipes!

The Whole Life Challenge is a program that was created to give individuals the power to change their lives for the better through changing the 7 daily habits of nutrition, exercise, mobilize, sleep, hydrate, well being and reflect. It is played as a game with friends, with points being awarded each day for completing the 7 daily habits. Since fitness …

The One Year Health Plan – Change Your Life Dramatically In Just One Year

A lot can happen in a year!  Although when we look back it seems to be a relatively short period of time. In one year you could . . . Become certified in a technical skills program like graphic design, refrigerator maintenance or truck driving. Grow and harvest 4 seasons worth of vegetables. Travel across the country by train. Have …

Retro Fitness Playlists On Spotify

Looking for some new music to push you through your workout-or maybe just through cleaning the house? Below are some great retro Spotify playlists that are guaranteed to get you up and moving! To play on a mobile device you’ll need to download the Spotify App, to play on a desktop you’ll need to sign up for an account on …

The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection

Every day, students at SHIFT by Dana Perri experience the SHIFT philosophy: Shaping How I Feel Today. . . SHIFT is an acronym that underscores the belief every one of us is unique and able to make choices to shape our lives one day at a time. Every day we have an opportunity to purposely influence our health and well-being …

Living the SHIFT Lifestyle

The SHIFT lifestyle empowers you to live a full, healthy life by shaping how you feel each day. It gives you tools and information to get the most out of each day.  It puts purpose and meaning behind living one day at a time. SHIFT Core Belief The SHIFT lifestyle is based on the belief we can make choices to …