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10 Ways to Bulletproof Your Mind…at Home

When I wrote the first article about bulletproofing our body at home, I never intended for this to become a series, nor did I predict the global pandemic that swept through the world in 2020. Quarantine truly changed my life in ways I never expected...But that’s a blog post for another day. One of these, … Continue reading 10 Ways to Bulletproof Your Mind…at Home

Are You TIRED of Making Decisions?

In 2011, 27% of Americans reported that a lack a willpower was their greatest obstacle to change. That’s one out of every four people who blamed willpower. We see it all the time. Heck, we may even be blaming it ourselves! Oh, if only I had the willpower, I wouldn’t eat those cookies at the … Continue reading Are You TIRED of Making Decisions?

Motivation: Setting Goals and Recognizing the Source and Type

These next two weeks, we’re going to take a deep dive into motivation: proper goal setting to enhance motivation, sources and types, how to reclaim it, and what to do if you don’t have it.  First, let’s take a look at setting proper goals to keep you motivated to continue to work toward them, as … Continue reading Motivation: Setting Goals and Recognizing the Source and Type

It’s the Climb.

Most times, we start our health and fitness journey with only the end goal in mind. It’s a shining light at the end of the tunnel, guiding us through and (ideally) giving us the motivation we need to succeed in our efforts. But that’s not the important part or where we will find success. The … Continue reading It’s the Climb.

Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

Oh, you prep all your food on Sunday for the week? I don’t think I have time for that. How do you even know what you’re going to want to eat that day? I hate eating the same thing day after day. Meal prepping can be a daunting concept. Planning, buying groceries, and cooking meals … Continue reading Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

It’s not always black or white; embrace the grey.

Time for some Tuesday, trainer tough love. Every once in a while, I have a few topics that come up – either common misconceptions, ideas and exercises people get wrong, whatever they may be. We’re going to tackle these on Tuesdays with bonus articles. They might be what you want to hear. They might be … Continue reading It’s not always black or white; embrace the grey.

Don’t Give Away Your Success

Time for some Tuesday, trainer tough love. Every once in a while, I have a few topics that come up – either common misconceptions, ideas and exercises people get wrong, whatever they may be. We’re going to tackle these on Tuesdays with bonus articles. They might be what you want to hear. They might be … Continue reading Don’t Give Away Your Success

Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Time for some Tuesday, trainer tough love. Every once in a while, I have a few topics that come up - either common misconceptions, ideas and exercises people get wrong, whatever they may be. We're going to tackle these on Tuesdays with bonus articles. They might be what you want to hear. They might be … Continue reading Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

You Do You: 12 Steps to Build Self-Confidence

Regardless of the goal you're working toward, support is one of the biggest factors. Supportive family who buys and cooks healthy food. Friends who understand why you may decline that extra drink or appetizer when you're hanging out on a Friday night. Those around you play a big role in your journey to live a … Continue reading You Do You: 12 Steps to Build Self-Confidence

Back to Basics: Nutition

On Monday, I talked about we’ve strayed too far from the basics of exercise. Clients are looking for the quick fix. The fitness industry is fully saturated and coaches are trying to stand out among the thousands of people. But it's not only exercise, we see this in nutrition as well. Coaches are advising clients … Continue reading Back to Basics: Nutition