Category: Fitness

Summer Changes

I spent a much needed week with the boys at the beach last week. It was perfect… just what I needed: relaxing, soaking in the sun and enjoying quality time with my little loves. Today was my first day back

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Perspective

They say hindsight is 20/20. Sometimes the way we experience something is all in the way we see it: our perspective. I have been thinking about this lately. If I am feeling down or struggling with something, I try to

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Weekly Workout Wednesday

weekly workout

Today is International Women’s day, so what better way to celebrate than getting your workout on and feeling like the strong, healthy confident woman that you are. Here is an all body weight workout you can take with you anywhere.

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Weekly Workout Wednesday

weekly workout

As I mentioned before, I am always curious about what type of workouts others do. When I first started working out, I looked to magazines for workout ideas. However, as I became a certified personal trainer and started to learn

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Gifts for Fit Chicks 2016

Holiday gifts for fit chicks

With only 3 more shopping days left until Christmas hopefully you’ve already made your list and checked it twice, but in case you haven’t, here are a few ideas for the fit chick on your gift list at any budget

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GRIT

Sometimes it can seem like the people we admire got where they are because they are lucky. However, in reality there is usually a lot of hard work behind that success. I was reminded of that the other day when

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The beginning

getting excited about getting started

I started working on my second book with the goal of being done by February 2017. But now as I dig into the writing process and start my research I feel like this insurmountable load of work is standing in

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Grateful

I love seeing the leaves turn color in fall. Not only does it make for a beautiful landscape, but I think it is a powerful analogy for the impermanence of life. This year my summer was marked by some big

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Working with a Health Coach

working with a health coach

Have you been wanting to lose that last 5-10 lbs? Have you finally decided you are ready to achieve your dream body but have know idea how to get there? Have you had a recent health scare and want to

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Surviving the Holidays

Halloween is over, which means in no time at all turkeys will be on the table and then Christmas trees and Menorahs will adorn houses. And with each of these holidays comes a crap ton of food: Mashed potatoes, gravy,

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