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
It's here!!! I collaborated recently with Dr. Amy Shah on creating a quick kettlebell workout that is quick, effective, and low impact; something you can do at home- perfect for the busy holiday season! This can be done in as little as 10 minutes up to 30- depending on how much time you have in … Continue reading Just in time for the holidays…a kickbutt, time saving kettlebell workout!
It's easy..... SIT AND STAND UP TALL! Compromised posture is a big issue now more than ever. We are hunched over at computers all day and constantly looking down at our mobile devices, This causes neck and shoulder pain along with roundness, which of course causes over stretching through the thoracic and lumbar spine along … Continue reading Want to look 5-10 lbs thinner right now?
Because I work in a Physical Therapy Clinic, Spooner Physical Therapy, I work with a lot of post rehab clients with knee pain. One of the best ways to keep your knees strong is probably not what you think. They key to keeping your knees strong is to keep your butt strong!!! I found … Continue reading A Strong Butt equals healthy Knees
Let me see a show of hands if you mastered riding a bike on your initial attempt. Like, you didn’t fall….no training wheels….you just got on and rode. Or maybe you started speaking a foreign language fluently the moment you first heard it. Perhaps you opened up a cookbook and became a master chef instantly … Continue reading Consistently Inconsistent