Do you prefer red or blue…and a little game for you!

Here’s a little game for you….. Set a timer on your phone for 1 minute. Now within that minute, I want you to look around the room you’re in and take note of how many things you see that are blue or have blue in them.   Write down how many blue items you found within … Continue reading Do you prefer red or blue…and a little game for you!

A few of my favorite things…DID NOT see #3 coming!

I love it when people I follow on social media share their favorite things. It gives me some insight into what they are currently enjoying...and exposes me to some cool things that I might not be aware of. When one of my clients recently asked what my current favorite workout was, along with my favorite … Continue reading A few of my favorite things…DID NOT see #3 coming!

Steady state cardio…it ain’t popular but I like it!

I overheard a convo the other day where one lovely person was telling another that they keep hearing from "fitness experts" that steady cardio is a bad thing, but it's the only thing they really like to do (referring to running). That person went on to say, "I guess I won't do anything then since … Continue reading Steady state cardio…it ain’t popular but I like it!

9 Secrets to eating like the Italians do…without gaining (and most likely losing) weight!

America is a country that is obsessed with dieting. We just can't wait to try the latest, "cleanse" or "21 day quick fix", or "eat 500 calories a day and inject pregnant women's urine into yourself", (what the???)  to get the body of your dreams. Yet, we are a country where 2/3 of our population … Continue reading 9 Secrets to eating like the Italians do…without gaining (and most likely losing) weight!

My group fit peeps almost killed me in our Bootcamp class.

Well, sort of. I guess I had a leeetle something to do with it since I was the designer of the whole thing LOL! Oh, and I've linked the workout HERE just for you if you decide you want to try it.... We sprinted, scarecrowed, lunged, squated, high stepped, planked....you get the idea.  We worked … Continue reading My group fit peeps almost killed me in our Bootcamp class.

Want to achieve your fitness goals? Go get yourself some accountability.

Accountability. That seems to be the buzzword from my clients for the week. It's funny how we as humans behave so much differently when we know someone is "watching" isn't it? I know I certainly do things quite differently when I have to be accountable to others. Take my Group Fit classes for example. I … Continue reading Want to achieve your fitness goals? Go get yourself some accountability.

Suffering from Chronic pain or Injuries? 6 Strategies to keep you in the Fitness game.

What do pullups, push-ups, burpees, mountain climbers, renegade rows, tricep dips, straight arm planks, flow yoga, all have in common? They are exercises I can no longer do. I used to love doing these exercises….alot!    I really miss burpees, push-ups, dips & flow yoga the most.  Nothing like a good down-dog! Unfortunately, osteoarthritis in my … Continue reading Suffering from Chronic pain or Injuries? 6 Strategies to keep you in the Fitness game.

Mindset about movement…5 tips to get you out of your own way

Functional Fitness

Softball.  I highly dislike playing the game of softball.  Well, if I am completely honest with myself….I hate playing softball.  Same goes for volleyball, baseball, and oh, let’s add soccer in there too.  

Ok, so to be clear, I don’t actually hate these sports themselves, I was just never any good at playing them.  

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When I say never any good at playing them…I mean really BAD at playing them. I think it was a coordination issue.

Because I had such dreadful experiences with these sports, I started to have a negative attitude towards exercise in general.  I was no good at it so why bother.  Besides, don’t you have to play team sports to be considered athletic?

This was my mindset for a very long time about exercise and fitness.  I had that all or nothing way of thinking; it had to be team sports or you could never be…

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