My then roommate was the first to discover Melissa Wood-Tepperberg’s online workout platform, and we both quickly caught on. Wood-Tepperberg’s classes are moderate, effective, quick, and intermittent Pilates exercises that remind you you’re working out on the floor of an old apartment building, which is so important for the individual. by me. We got through the dark days of the pandemic by splitting our Melissa Wood Health membership, and we’ve both continued to use the platform ever since.
I may be a Melissa Wood Health fanatic, but I’ve always been curious about Wood-Tepperberg’s morning routine. I reached out to talk to her about her wellness practices and I was amazed at how comfortable she is about her routine (I think that’s the main reason Melissa Wood Health has achieved so much success.)
“Since the moment I started MWH, I have been committed to a flexible lifestyle, especially since having children,” says Wood-Tepperberg. Every morning, she wakes up and tries to exercise and meditate before her kids wake up, but she says if they wake up at that time, she either follows through or waits until later. “I am very intuitive and follow what feels good in the moment. The most important thing on my mind is creating space to take care of myself. The more I show up for me, the more I can show up for everyone else in my life.”
I asked Wood-Tepperberg my scariest question – what does she eat in a day? I know that many fitness and nutrition gurus follow restrictive diets. After years of battling my own body disgust, I didn’t want to try to commit to something limiting that could push me back into bad habits. However, Wood-Tepperberg gave me a sigh of relief. “For a long time, I thrived on a mostly plant-based diet, but the best thing for me was actually publishing all the labels when it comes to food,” she says. “While sticking to plants is the thing that makes me feel the best, I eat what feels good at the moment and have experimented with a lot of different things as a result.”
Wood describes her morning routine to me this way: She wakes up and thinks of something she’s grateful for, drinks warm water with lemon on an empty stomach and an oat milk latte, takes probiotics. , 15 minutes meditation and 15 minutes of exercise. the movements she notes are not always accurate and give her formula for one green juice or smoothie. This is my weekly itinerary for living like Wood-Tepperberg.