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Mind

Change

I’m grounded. My doctor grounded me from running for a bit. But instead of going down that dark rabbit hole where negative thoughts can take us, I embrace the challenge, turn inward and ask God – ‘What is the lesson in this?’ Now, I wait anxiously for the answer. It’s all about perception. There is […]

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Body Food

Pre-workout Fuel

30-60 minutes before a long run or workout, it’s important to eat just enough to fuel your workout, but not to the point of feeling full. The type of food you eat is always important because you want it to to break down quickly and convert to energy for the muscles to work at their […]

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Body

Need Motivation?

– Tabata Timer – Ever wonder why you start working out on a Monday with conviction and lose your motivation by Wednesday? 🙁 It’s because motivation is an emotion. It comes and goes like the wind. You can’t wait for the wind to blow if you want to get to your destination. You have to […]

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Spirit

What If…..

What If…. This global crisis is a way for us to refocus on what matters most? What If… this is a way for people to get UN-busy, slow down, rest more and appreciate the simple things in life. What If… this is a way to  take the focus off of money, greed and selfishness and […]

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Spirit

The Sound of Silence

I had every intention to work on Sunday to be better prepared for the week ahead. But that plan changed when I opened up an email from a colleague on a rant. Nope, not today! I shut my laptop and went to the gym instead – time to get gritty. There I was – minding […]

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Body

The Struggle is Real.

You may find comfort in knowing that every client struggles. Even though we all have good intentions, once the motivation wears off, finding balance between self-care, family and a career is a struggle. In general, change is a struggle. Look at how the caterpillar becomes the butterfly. When my clients struggle, I struggle too…. in […]

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Body

Super-size It!

A client came in for a training session who had a goal to lose 50 lbs. I asked, “What did you have for lunch today?” He said, ” Two cheeseburgers, large fries, and a large coke.” I said, “Why TWO cheeseburgers?” He said, “I don’t know, that’s just what I always order.” Food for Thought: […]

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Mind

FRAZZLED

In the workplace, we are expected to excel by working harder and faster. Our availability 24/7 is now the norm. It may be difficult to turn this button off, so chaotic schedules and frazzled feelings spill over into our personal life as well. To optimize our health, it is important to recognize that we are […]

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Body Food

SNACKS

Snacks are a good Go-To to hold you over until your next meal. But the Simple Solution to fueling for energy instead of eating empty calories is to have healthy snacks on hand when you’re in a pinch. Preparation is always the key to Success. Not being armed with healthy snacks at home or at […]

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Spirit

God. Goals. Grit & Grace

The road to success is long and arduous. To achieve transformative results in mind/body fitness, it takes hard work, consistency, perseverance, resilience….in other words, it takes GRIT. GOALS – Setting goals is the means to accomplishing all of our successes in health, fitness and our personal lives. Once we define our goal, we just need […]