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Family and Fitness. It is an AND, not an OR.

Family and Fitness. They are not two opposing forces, fighting for your time and attention. They are two non-negotiables. You are a mom, dad, husband, wife, grandma, grandma….whatever God has called you to be in this season of life AND you are called to be well, healthy, fit.   It can be difficult to find the … Continue reading “Family and Fitness. It is an AND, not an OR.”

Vacation and Moderation

I went on vacation and I didn’t track my calories. Not even once. I know there are some professional health gurus out there that will strongly disagree with my calories shmalories vacation mentality. I am not writing this as a fool proof “how to stay on track with your diet while on vacation” blog. I’m … Continue reading “Vacation and Moderation”

The Quickest and Easiest Way to Lose Weight!

Okay, now that I have your attention with that title…let’s talk about sustainability. That’s about the least sexy word you can use in the fitness industry right now (hence why I didn’t title this “Sustainability.”) Especially with every magazine in the supermarket headlined with “drop fat fast!” and multi level marketing companies claiming “3 day … Continue reading “The Quickest and Easiest Way to Lose Weight!”

Semi-private Training – And Why It’s For YOU!

So you’ve tried the $9.99/month membership to the big box gym. You were ready to CRUSH your goals. You were consistent for about two weeks, you even had the willpower to walk by the pizza that the GYM provided for you (what?…) You hopped on the elliptical several times a week and tried a couple … Continue reading “Semi-private Training – And Why It’s For YOU!”

Awe heck…. We’re talking about the scale

The tool created to weigh an object and provide a measurement of mass. That is the sole purpose of a scale. So why, OH WHY, does the scale get treated like it holds more power than a genie lamp? The scale has the ability to determine if today is going to be a good day … Continue reading “Awe heck…. We’re talking about the scale”

I’m Just Not Motivated

“I’m just not motivated” is probably one of the most common phrases we hear as personal trainers. There is this myth that we should always feel motivated, and if we aren’t feeling “motivated” that it’s an adequate excuse to not do something. I’m here to tell you that motivation isn’t the key to success in … Continue reading “I’m Just Not Motivated”