After going through the Start Strong Challenge with you all, I realized that a lot of you were a little lost when it came to stretching, warming up, and cooling down. This can be a little confusing when you’re starting out and you might opt for just skipping it all together, but DON’T!
Okay so you’ve probably heard about the “mind-body connection”, but do you really know what it means? Do you know how powerful it can be? Do you know how important it is to focus on mental fitness and not just physical fitness? Let’s break it down a little so you can tap into some of the benefits of this connection.
Is it time for a change? So you’ve been doing nothing but this super awesome workout that you love for months now without changing anything…are you starting to notice a halt in your results, or are you getting a little bored with the same routine? It might be time to change things up, but how do you go about it?
Have you ever wished you could change something, or maybe a few things, about your body? Leaner legs, flatter stomach, smaller waist, bigger hips, and the list goes on and on. I know that I’ve done it. I think that we all have at one point or another. As women especially, there is so much outside pressure to look a certain way (usually a very unattainable and unrealistic way I have to mention) that it’s hard not to battle with body image issues and wish that you could change certain parts of your body.
Goal Setting. How do you feel when you see these words? When’s the last time you sat down and wrote out your short and long term goals? Where do you even start? It can be so overwhelming! I seriously feel like this topic should have been covered in depth at some point in our decades of education…it’s so useful and so important! But don’t worry, there are some quick tips and tricks that you can use to set yourself up for goal setting success! Read More
It’s officially the holiday season! For a lot of people that means a lot more traveling than normal, making it harder to keep up with your normal fitness routine. I just recently went back home for the Thanksgiving holiday and was doing lots of traveling even while I was there–back and forth between different family members houses, visiting friends, etc. So I thought I would share some tips that I used to stay on track with my fitness routine while I was traveling.
The holidays are right around the corner! For a lot of people that means FOOD! I’m all about enjoying yourself and living life but I also know how I feel after I over-indulge, and its NEVER a good feeling. My family makes an insane amount of food for the holidays and we eat ALL day for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Seriously, all day.