06.25.18

Summer Undergarments to the Rescue

We all need a little support in different areas. To complete your look, the true finishing touch may be building your foundation correctly. Sometimes this is as easy as selecting the correct bra. […]
06.22.18

It’s Time for Well Ray! (and Athleisure Is 40% Off!)

We are a bit biased, but we think Del Ray is the best. It is small enough that we have that natural, tight knit feel and sense of community. We look past our […]
06.20.18

Margaret’s Fitness Journey: “…I feel like a more capable person.”

Crushing your health and fitness goals: it’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon. And sometimes its hard to keep going. Margaret, a regular rider at Ascend Cycle, shares her story about how both […]
06.20.18

Holy Mole-y! Get Those Checked!

I’m pale. I’m freckled. And I have some moles. I don’t have tons, but I have a handful. I’m painfully aware of the location of all of them because they prevent me from […]
06.19.18

Does the Idea of Cardio Send You Running? Here’s a Better Way

So you want more cardio in your workout…but the ‘cardio’ word evokes images of running, which bores you. Or maybe you used to love running for cardio, but injury has you sidelined. Or […]
06.15.18

“Livin’ good in the neighborhood!” All About Well Ray, Next Saturday, June 23

Del Ray is known for many things: Sears bungalows, neighborhood restaurants, dog-friendly shops, and community events. And of course, you already know that Del Ray is a wellness mecca of sorts, with health-related […]
06.13.18

Actions Speak Louder Than Words…

If you’ve been reading my blogs, you’ve probably gathered that I have some pretty strong opinions on kids in sports and the importance of general training. To put it simply, I feel kids […]
06.12.18

Weight Loss + Cleansing: What You Eat Matters, but How and When You Eat Matters Just As Much

I’m off to Madrid in two days and I’m going to enjoy my vacation thoroughly: art, music, people watching, architecture, history, and, of course, food. To prepare for my indulgences I’m currently on […]
06.08.18

Sweaty Beauty. It Can Be Done.

A post shared by Dr. Megan Brown, PT (@drmeganbrown) on May 30, 2018 at 2:28pm PDT   After seeing this awesomeness on Instagram the other day, it got me thinking about makeup, skincare, […]
06.07.18

Inside the Mind of a First-Time Rider

Those of us who ride regularly, even if we’ve ridden hundreds of times, can vividly remember our first ride. Before: nerves, excitement, and, yes, more than a little fear. And then after: exhilaration, […]
06.04.18

Youth Sports: Don’t Forget They’re Just Kids

Last week I talked about the importance of functional training for kids, regardless of whether they were in sports or not. This week I’m going to continue the theme of youth fitness and […]
05.29.18

Why Functional Training Benefits *All* Kids, Not Just Student Athletes

Growing up, I remember my dad coaching my football and baseball teams and I always that knew when I became a father I wanted to do the same for my kids. I started […]
05.29.18

Skin Tag Removal…at Home

A few years ago, I started noticing a little skin bump near the skin fold on my left eye. I ignored it because you could barely see it in the fold. Then one […]
05.25.18

Street Style: Sue Henry

I remember meeting Sue almost five years ago at Swing’s coffee shop. She knew I owned Mind the Mat and she strolled over and introduced herself. I remember thinking how easy and natural […]
05.22.18

The Glutes Will Save Your Life

Warning! In reading this post, one may obtain strong, lifesaving glutes, and a toned tush. This post is for ALL AGES. In this business, your phone starts blowing up during different phases of […]


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