Balanced Bartender | Amie Ward

Balanced Bartender

Stay healthy, Bar Meisters

Living a balanced life is very important for us as bartenders. In order to have a long, successful and healthy career behind the stick you need to take care of yourself mentally as well as physically. We are dedicated to you the bartender and want you to be your best!

Amie Ward

Amie Ward


Chances are you have been or will be spending some quality time in your abode over the next few weeks. To help you during this time, I have compiled a list of workout routines that you can complete at home and with zero equipment. Most people are familiar with the physical benefits associated with exercising, but did you know our mental health can be positively impacted as well? Exercising improves our mental acuity and cognitive function, increases self-esteem, and elevates the production of neurotransmitters like endorphins, serotonin, and brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). Endorphins are the body’s natural painkiller, serotonin makes us feel happy, and BDNF stimulates the production of new brain cells. There has never been a better time to do something enriching for your mind and body. Be well my friends!


Amie Ward
 Amie Ward

Please meet Amie Ward a decorated bartender, industry veteran, and known as The Healthtender—an ACE Certified Health Coach with a B.S. and M.A. in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland College Park. She has been outspoken on health and wellness in the service industry, traveling across the United States to educate bartenders on how to care for themselves physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Amie recently moved to Chicago and loves to connect with the hospitality community in healthy ways to promote longevity in the industry. In her spare time, you can find Amie bartending at Neon Wilderness, pulling trucks and competing in Strongwoman competitions, and climbing obstacles at Spartan Races.

April 2020
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