What Does Sleep Deprivation Do To Your Body?

Your Body on Sleep Deprivation

It’s understandable – once things get busy, sleep is often the first thing to go. Between work, family responsibilities, workouts, chores, social obligations, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day. But since sleep deprivation has so many negative effects on your health, it’s in your best interest to abandon that “I’ll sleep when…

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Fitness in 5 Minutes or Less

Part One We know you’re busy. Whether it’s work, school, or taking care of your family, it can be difficult to find the time to focus on you. That’s why we’ve created our 5-Minutes or Less Outdoor Fitness Series. Each workout will feature a multi-level and scalable option. So, regardless if this is your first…

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The Importance of Sleep

Importance of Sleep

The Importance of Sleep   You know how good it feels when you awake refreshed, recharged and ready for the day. It’s something I ask our guests when they visit Skyterra Wellness “how many hours do you sleep per night?” I’m hoping they say somewhere between 7-9. The recommended amount for adults according to the…

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Daily Living Movements to Master


In the 17 years between 1992 and 2009, admissions to skilled nursing facilities increased almost threefold, from 28 to 80 per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries. Additionally, over 1.3 million Americans now live in nursing homes (1). We’re not only not moving, but we’re not training our movement in the way that leads to “exceptional survival” -…

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Master the Mental Side of Fitness

jeff on near skyterra with guests

When I was in high school, I purchased my first gym membership. Along with my friends, I built up my routine until I was putting in a solid to four or five days a week, not including my school team practices. I weighed in at a sleek 140 pounds, and my main goal was to…

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5 Unexpected Weight Loss Secrets (Part Three)

hand weights next to feet

Be sure to check out secrets one and two of Jeff’s unexpected weight loss secrets. Focused Weight Training Beats Mushy Middle Cardio There are quite a few myths floating around out there about the relationship between weight training and weight loss. Here are three that I’d like to debunk right away: You’ll get injured. While there’s a certain…

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