...Of doing things. Always. I was "hanging" out in one of the Personal Trainer groups I belong to when a very heated discussion ensued about how to do the perfect squat. One person said it had to absolutely be this way, another said that that person was wrong and this other way was the only … Continue reading There’s always more than one way….
If you've ever suffered from neck or back pain, you know how miserable it is. Back in 2007, I had the worst back pain I had ever had, and it lasted for almost 2 months! Getting out of bed was excruciating, I couldn't pick up anything off of the floor, I had to sit … Continue reading Tired of neck and low back pain? Kettlebell Swings Can Help!
I've wrapped up a little over one week of my new healthy habit of daily meditation. Here's what I've learned so far. I missed two days this week and that's ok...I managed to do 8 days which is 800% better than last week! Will I nail this everyday for forever...not likely. But if I … Continue reading Not so fast…Healthy Habits take time.
Like many things in life, lifting weights is one of those topics that is very misunderstood. I grew up thinking strength training was for athletes and body builders, and was something women shouldn't do because we would get "bulky". I had also heard people say that if you build muscle and don't maintain it, it … Continue reading Beyond Buff: Why all people need strength training….yes even you!
I had it all figured out and ready to go..... I was going to get up and do my "scheduled" workout which was to be a circuit workout consisting of ;burpees, pushups, lunges, overhead presses and bent over rows mixed in with some treadmill work. But then I woke up with pain in my … Continue reading All or Nothing Thinking; it’s hard to let go…or is it?
What did you do" For the love of movement" today? Did you do: Yardwork? Dance? Golf? Swim? Walk? Tai Chi? Participate in team sports? ..... So many amazing ways to move our bodies to make us feel good. I decided to get my movement on by doing a kettlebell/treadmil workout. In celebration of the … Continue reading What did you do for the “Love of Movement” today?
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. When I … Continue reading Mindset about movement…5 tips to get you out of your own way
How was your Christmas? I hope you were able to enjoy friends, family & great food! I know I sure did. I must have been a pretty good girl this year, or else I have Santa really fooled! 🙂 The day after Christmas is a bit of a reality check for me. I always … Continue reading 5 Quick Tips to Get You Back on Track After Holiday Indulgence
Let's talk about meal planning during the holidays, shall we. Ah the hustle and bustle of the holidays. It's such a busy time of the year! Parties and shopping and parties and shopping and decorating and parties.... You get the idea. We are straight up busy. It's also the main reason we gain weight over … Continue reading The number one reason you’re gaining weight over the holidays and it’s not what you think.
Oh we've all done it haven't we. Waited until the 1st of January to set our laundry list of New Years Resolutions. Be honest with yourself....how has that worked for you in the past? Did you succeed? Me neither. Studies have shown again and again that only 8% of people actually succeed at obtaining their … Continue reading Why waiting until January 1st to start exercising and losing weight has a 92% failure rate and how to be part of the 8% success rate