Category: Fitness

Monday: The Day to Start a Thing

Diet? Exercise? Getting enough sleep? In honor of “starting on Monday,” I propose something new. I mean, it’s Monday – so it’s the right day for it, right?! Let’s take on a challenge and start something new, and this time – really make it happen. Novel…

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Stopping The Spin

My head is spinning.

Recently there’s been a rash of articles in the media discussing all of the many reasons why Americans are so overweight. It’s been blamed on everything from snacking, restaurant portion sizes, advertising, video games, sugar, and diet…

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Autopilot, Rut-roh!

Nothing wrong with letting our inner auto-pilot take over once in a while, we gotta do what we gotta do, right? But if you’re suddenly finding it harder to get to the gym, go out for that run or fix that “favorite” meal, it may be just that inner-autopilot that’s steering you into the ground. Rut-roh!

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Showing Up

Oh you know how it goes, the same as it does with a lot of folks for making time for their workouts, eating right, etc….we get busy or life throws us a curve ball and something (or thingS) fall by the wayside…

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Making (not finding) Time

You’re going to have to work for the results you’re looking for, they’re not just going to happen by wishing, they’re not just going to happen by working towards them when you feel like it or when you’re schedule is wide open. You’re always going to have meetings and carpools and grocery shopping and work and emergencies and vacations and many, many days where the list goes

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Bloom at Raw Unity Powerlifting Championships

Powerlifting is not anything I ever imagined doing, but once I gave it a try I surprised myself and fell in love. It’s also become a doorway for overcoming some of the games our minds can play, as your mind (your confidence and belief in yourself) is every bit as much a part of each lift as your actual skill and strength.

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Taking the First Step

No really. Forget about “all the other times,” forget about the holidays are coming up, forget about your busy schedule – forget it! Make the decision for you, your health, your family, and your life. Give yourself this gift. None of “the other times” matter, THIS time is different because you are making a conscious …

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About Me

I never actually set out in life to be a personal trainer, but about 10 years ago, weighing in at over 250lbs, I started down this long road barely able to lift myself off the floor. Fitness was the furthest thing from my mind, and I actually feared the gym, sweat, movement. I didn’t know …

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Ready, Set, Goal

You’re probably rolling your eyes at me right about now – “goal setting – come onnnn!” but bare with me for just a few. This is *really* important stuff for a lot of reasons. You need to be purposeful, you need to know what it is you are going after if you ever want to get it. You can’t be wishy-washy or timid, unsure, or waivering in any way.

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