Tag: fitness

Jul 28

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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Jul 12

Why Bloom?

A lot of people have asked me (by “a lot” I may be exaggerating *slightly*) why I chose the name Bloom for this business, so I thought I’d take a quick minute of your time to talk about it. To me, Bloom was the perfect name…

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Jun 26

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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Jun 24

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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Feb 04

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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Jan 30

Small Steps, Big Results

A lot of folks set out with sincere and profound determination to lose weight, get in shape, change their eating/sleeping/workout habits, stop smoking, and ultimately change the whole world – all at once! So today I decide to go from an overweight, non-exercising, smoking, drive-thru bandit-ing, sleepless soul to “healthy” tomorrow.

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Jan 30

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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Jan 25

“Anything in Life is Possible, if You Make it Happen”

That was the message Jack Lalanne delivered every time he spoke and that was the type of life he lived until he passed at 96 years old. He worked out religiously, he ate well (nothing processed, ever) and credits fitness with changing his life.

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Jan 04

Bloom on FitarellaTV

I was super excited to appear with Ms. Jacqueline Carly, AKA Fitarella on her new webTV show FitarellaTV at the start of this new year! We talked bout stuff like weight loss, getting fit, powerlifting, and what’s to come (hmm just what IS to come?!)

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Jan 01

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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