If you google "recovery day" you will find countless articles on the importance of rest and recovery days for fitness. Taking a recovery day is just as important for progress as the actual exercise. Giving the body the ability to rest and recover allows the muscles to grow, come out of the stress … Read more about Recovery Days Move You Forward
Happy Monday! I intended to get this to you over the weekend, BUT my water bottle spilled on my laptop effectively putting a halt to those plans. That has actually been one of the least annoying things that has happened this past week. . . .I'm doing all I can to tee this week up a little … Read more about Weights & Bands Total Body Workout Video
I have always considered myself a morning person. I tend to love the morning time and typically wake without an alarm. (that's unless it's wrestling season when the wrestler has to get up loooooong before the sun even considers rising). I have had a really good morning routine for years now that … Read more about Taking Back My Mornings
We are back from a great family vacation. It was so nice to have the three boys together along with our nephew for some laid back time in the sun, a day spent on a boat, hanging out in the beautiful Caribbean waters, enjoying some ferocious card games and, of course, sharing some mighty good … Read more about My Top Three Post Vacation Tips
I used to pooh pooh the whole concept of self-care and "taking time for myself". If you are in a really busy stage of your life, perhaps with young children running around, a demanding job, or find yourself in the sandwich portion of your life where you are still acting as a parent to your own … Read more about Do Something for You This Weekend
Week 3 here on the Beat Busyness Challenge. I hope it is going well for you and you are getting some inspiration from doing the activities and thinking about your time. I am posting this week's challenge a day early and as you read you will see why. As I said last … Read more about Beat Busyness Challenge – Week 3
WELCOME to a Preview of the 4 Week Beat Busyness Challenge! I am so happy you are here. If you are wondering if this challenge is for you, just think about your days and weeks. Do you feel as if you have been on your own hamster wheel, like so many others? I am looking forward to … Read more about BEAT BUSYNESS CHALLENGE BEGINS MONDAY!
Health and fitness is, of course, a big topic here. Lately, I've also been focusing on health as a whole that comes from more than just exercise and nutrition. I believe that how we train our minds, how we feed our souls and nurture our hearts (not in a physical sense) are the third key to our … Read more about Finding the Missing Link to Your Health