This is a time to reflect on how we've personally been living externally and internally, over the past, well, how long: Months? Years? A decade? A few decades? Externally: The long-term effects of moving your body, fueling it nutritionally, doing all that you can that is proven to improve your health compound on themselves. We … Continue reading Resilience: Finding your own Peace
https://youtu.be/bvvaxkJeY0Q Tough situations and circumstances will arise. It’s up to us to decide to respond in a healthful way. I’m sharing my own current life situation, which has much of my life in a state of transition/flux – between the transition of relationship with Brian, to taking care of my mom and her situation and … Continue reading Have Some Fun – Stress Relief
https://youtu.be/Rd5Fch9KE4U As a holistic personal trainer, I believe that health is important in all of the areas of our lives, including relationships. Health brings growth. Love. Positivity. Optimism. All things are interconnected and affect one another. Have you ever experienced a relationship (of any sort) sapping your energy to exercise or eat the way that … Continue reading Uncoupling Consciously (How to Have a Healthy Break-Up)
https://youtu.be/yQlTH48EbQY Have you wondered what the “buzz” is around “functional fitness?” Do you know what the term means? The Mayo Clinic defines: functional fitness exercises train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by simulating common movements you might do at home, at work or in sports. While using various muscles … Continue reading What is Functional Fitness?
https://youtu.be/29Je7M1t_zQ You might have guessed it! The best time to exercise is … When works for you. However, I have my suggestion: to exercise first thing in the morning. Why? 1. No one else is vying for your time quite yet! 2. You won’t have to think about it or spend mental energy on it … Continue reading When’s the Best Time to Exercise?
https://youtu.be/vZ_mi8V_AoQ We’ve talked about mindset and habits, but these components aren’t as vital as knowing as clear as day the exact target you’re looking to see in your life, in your health, fitness, wellness, and beyond! We all have a different idea of what success looks like to us! How do you know if the … Continue reading Mindset + Habits = Success (Success Edition)
🐶👈🏼 🐶👈🏼 Every year, I make a list of things I want to accomplish/do/experience over the course of the year. Many, if not all of these things, I cross off of my list. It’s a really fun activity for me and keeps me focused on the things I want. I started this in 2015. That … Continue reading Goals and Puppies
https://youtu.be/z9uSkk7GRWE You really can do (just about) anything, so long as you have the right habits! It’s simple, it’s not complicated! It’s not personal, and it doesn’t have to be very difficult! If you want different results than you’ve been getting in any area of your life (health, fitness, and wellness included!), it’s a simple … Continue reading Mindset + Habits = Success (Habit Edition)
https://youtu.be/SULF__zJNC4 What are the stories you are telling yourself and others? Are you “Clumsy? Disorganized? Stressed? Have bad luck all of the time? Murphy’s Law follows you around 24/7? Unhealthy?” What is one story you are telling yourself that is not empowering you to change it or to show up differently to life to change … Continue reading Mindset + Habits = Success (1 of 2)
https://youtu.be/NLyj-TodEgY You and many others have been curious on my Pittsburgh Marathon Journey since January of this year. It has been quite entirely the most impressive and formidable marathon I have done! I have been humbled by the actual forces that I was working with in terms of fitness and wellness. It has been quite … Continue reading What I Learned from the Pittsburgh Marathon 2018