Tag: health

Tight on Time: Holiday Fitness

Hands up if you’re one of the many to toss the towel in on fitness this time of year. Raise ’em up high if the reason is “no time.” It’s ok, because we’re about to change that.  Don’t freak if it feels like just one more thing on your to-do list, it doesn’t have to …

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Eat Food!

I read an opinion piece today that I found kind of intriguing. It cited some recent research that shows that in all our efforts to break foods down and rebuild “healthier” alternatives, we’ve really only succeeded in creating new food ‘evils’ that have furthered our collective nutritional downfall. Hmm, ok…tell me more! Sharing! Here’s a …

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Stretching: Shoulders & Triceps

I issued the “start a thing” challenge to start a new thing (adding something new and healthy, or stopping something not so new and not so healthy) and make it a success by implementing the change in small steps over time.  For me, that thing is slowly building stretching into the end of my training …

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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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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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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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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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“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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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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