Find Your Why: The Next Steps

This is the second article in a two-part series. Click here to read the first installment about how to find your why and why it’s important. Once you’ve found your why, what are the next steps? We’ve uncovered a huge motivator, but it’s just that: huge. A large goal can seem daunting, even with the … Continue reading Find Your Why: The Next Steps

Find Your Why

Do you prefer to listen? In each podcast episode, I expand on the article and offer additional thoughts and insight. You can check it out on Soundcloud or iTunes! This week on the podcast, we talked about how the fitness industry is failing, but how you can succeed and reach the goals you have set … Continue reading Find Your Why

I Don’t Workout. I Train.

Recently, I’ve started saying “I’m going to train” instead of “I’m going to work out.” An obvious continuation of the conversation, this leads one to ask if I’m training for a race, competition, etc. But currently, I’m not training for an event. Yes, I’m working toward my goal of fat loss but this includes an … Continue reading I Don’t Workout. I Train.

The Overlooked and Underrated Workout

Fitness is more than just sweating. Swapping the cardio for weights, exercising your brain, relaxing the mind, or taking an active recovery day are all integral parts of weaving fitness into your lifestyle. Busier in life and in fitness, isn't always better. Active recovery is the overlooked and underrated workout.

Look the Part, Fit the Mold: The View of “Healthy” Women in the Media

Do you prefer to listen? Check out the podcast episode that goes along with this article on both Soundcloud and iTunes. We delve into the topic a little bit deeper and touch on the story of my experience with looking the part and fitting the mold. In today’s culture, a fitness professional who “looks the … Continue reading Look the Part, Fit the Mold: The View of “Healthy” Women in the Media

The Diet Debate: Which is Best for You?

Would you rather listen? Check out the podcast episode here to listen to me talk about the topic and go a little more in depth on each diet strategy Everyone you talk to will give you, most likely, a different answer if you ask them what the “best” diet is for you. Each person will … Continue reading The Diet Debate: Which is Best for You?

Transitions

At the start of the summer, I made my second cross-country move in a year. Relocating my life, again, but this time back to a familiar place – the same town where I went to college. Though the move was largely career-driven, personal feelings played a role. I spent May 2016 to June 2017 in … Continue reading Transitions

You’re not a “resolutioner”, are you?

I was filling my water bottle at the gym the other day when a gentleman posed the question. No introduction, nothing else what said. Replying with a polite, “No, I’m a personal trainer here.” He went on, “Oh, so you know what I mean. All those new people taking up the equipment. Since I’ve never … Continue reading You’re not a “resolutioner”, are you?