The Living Well Balanced Stretching Experience

In this video, Personal Trainer Wes is excited to share about our stretching program here at Living Well Balanced. The benefits of passive stretching are many and far reaching for improving flexibility, range of motion, promoting healing, and improving overall physical fitness for all people. Stretching has become the new…




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The Living Well Balanced Personal Training Experience

Here at Living Well Balanced, we offer personal training by itself, or included as one of our one-stop shop services in your wellness plan. In this video, Wes, one of the trainers at our Raleigh location, explains our approach to fitness. You will not find a cookie cutter program here,…




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Winter Wellness

More from Navy SEAL fitness authority… To vitalize your heart and blood vessels, you can walk in place, throughout your house or up and down stairs. Add more jumping jacks or jump rope, and you’ve done a complete workout that not only strengthens and fortifies you, it helps you burn…




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Staying motivated…

People often ask me how I stay so committed to working out, particularly to workouts as intense as CrossFit. (If by chance you’ve been hiding under a rock and don’t know what CrossFit is, check out the video). Most folks look at my current fitness level and assume that I’ve…




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Releasing the Winner Within

Time after time, I’m asked by very fit, often competitive people why, before we train, they need to start with myofascial release (a sort of soft-tissue release that involves foam rolling). They’re athletic.  They’re lean, strong, and often quite knowledgeable about the what, where and how.  But they don’t understand…




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Excellence, Seriously!

I’m going to live well past 100. Not only am I going to live well past 100, I’m going to be active, healthy and surpass young people half my age when I am well past 100. “Seriously?” you might say. The answer is yes, seriously. I strive for excellence the…




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I’m Bored

The holidays are, well, over. It’s back to reality after over two months of parties, cooking eating, bright lights, snow covered mountains and Christmas lights.  Back to reality comes with one problem for me.  I’m bored. There’s nothing bright and shiny to distract me and make my everyday life seem…




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Get Fit While Having Fun

Did you know that nine times out of 10 people put “get fit” on their list for the new year? That means you’ve got to find time in your busy schedule, motivate yourself and drag yourself to the gym with your perfectly structured workout routine…..right? If the gym isn’t for…




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It’s Time for You to Balance

What time is it? That’s something you’re asked everyday. I’m sure you normally respond with a typical glance at your watch or cell phone and answer with an approximation of the hour and minute.  You help others figure out the time, you run after your family and loved ones to…




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A Little Inconvenience, or a Lot of Pain?

Taxi fare for your knees? I hope a message from a recently lost relationship will be your gain. A client emailed to say that she can no longer benefit from us because she can’t make it to my training site. Like my client, many of you commute as much as…




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