"Falling" Into Your Routine

Welcome Fall! As we say goodbye to summer, the heat, vacations, extra hours of daylight, we can reflect on what our goals will be as we ''fall into'' the next season. What will you do to stay motivated? Will you try a new fitness class at the gym? Will you take more walks outside now that it's cooler. Will you take some hikes to see fall foilage? How about finally adding that meditation app to your phone and committing to using it? Will you log on to one of our virtual classes?

5 Ways To Stay Focused & Keep Making Progress While On Vacation

Focus is a huge component of a healthy lifestyle.
If you can stay focused on the long term benefits of living a healthy lifestyle everyday, then even when you're on a break, you'll be able to tap back into why you started in the first place.
Immediate gratification is wired into our system so, it's not easy but it's definitely worth it to build this muscle alongside your physical body.
The course we are focusing on is: staying motion no matter what.
Here are 5 ways to STAY FOCUSED, no matter what delicious opportunities pop up calling you to skip a workout or a healthy meal.

The BEST Diets In 2022 AND What They ALL Have in Common

Last week I went to a fitness conference and for the first time EVER, I actually attended more lecture workshops than exercise workshops!
My fitness friends would probably come to one conclusion unanimously...
My age is catching up with me, however I'd say that I was lured in by the amazing lecture titles!
There were some really great topics and titles, which you should I know because WELL, the title of this blog is very similar to one of the lectures I attended.
Anyone who's ever tried a "diet" knows that they typically don't work.... LONG term.
I had to know what was actually working.
It's time to redefine the term "diet" because it's not always just a fad. Diet actually describes our main eating patterns, that's that.

How To Upgrade Your Heart Health AND Change The World

Healthier hearts work more efficiently in everyday life, which makes everything from taking in your groceries to climbing a flight of stairs way EASIER.
Ready to push the "EASY" button on your entire life and your heart health?
Heart disease is the number one killer in the world! However, simple lifestyle shifts can make a HUGE impact in your health.
Usually we bring all the exercise ideas you need to upgrade your health but you might be wondering, "what else can I do?"
Other than exercise, there are MANY other ways to increase your heart strength & health:

The Real Reason You Stopped Seeing Results From Your Workout…

Do you have a routine or are you stuck in a rut?
Sometimes it's hard to tell exactly where you are, especially if you're really digging your current workout regimen.
Here's the best question to ask yourself in order to find out:

When’s the last time you changed your workout routine?
According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), it's recommended that you change one or more of the following variables in your exercise routine every 6 weeks:

  • Frequency
  • Intensity
  • Timing
  • Type

Think of it as the FITT principle, so you never forget.

Are You Wondering: How Do I Get Started?

If you're wondering: How Do I Get Started With My Healthy Intentions?
You're not alone!

'Here's a bit of wisdom...
"You don’t have to see the whole staircase just to take the first step.”
-Martin Luther King
When it comes to trying something new, 
getting back into the swing of things or 
even starting over again…
Usually taking the first step is what gives us the momentum needed to keep going & growing.

Striving For Perfection Is The Weakest Link

"Do your best, forget the rest."
Perfection is overrated and in actuality- unattainable.
Do you know anyone or anything that is 100% perfect? 
Therefore, your best is always WAY more than enough to push the needle forward on your intentions/ goals for 2022!
Right now I'm re-reading this book, Atomic Habits a by James Clear, and there’s a part in there where he talks about incremental improvements-- that blows my mind!

Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy Snacks might sound like an oxymoron to you if you're used to grabbing a bag of chips around 3pm every afternoon but there is hope for you yet!
Someone recently asked for healthy snacks and it reminded me that this is something many struggle with-- there are sometimes when you won't be able to have a full on nutrition dense, balanced meal but a healthy snack might be the bridge to get you home for something more substantial.
Here are some high-protein, healthy snack ideas you can mix and match or add your own flare:

What’s The BEST Anti-Aging Workout

What's the BEST Anti-Aging Workout?

How To Tap Into MORE Fitness & Health

How To Tap Into MORE Fitness & Health
There’s always more health available.
Did you know that “healthy” is a moving target?
The truth is that you are never “done” with getting fit, there’s always more fitness available.
If you’re wondering what I mean AND you are passionate about your health, keep reading.
Once you get consistent with your workouts and achieve your goals, you might be thinking, “welp, I’m all done.”
When in fact you just made even more health available. Once you increase your fitness level, you can do even more.
This means more flexibility and range of motion allows you to increase strength.
Just think about better form on your squats and push-ups!