I've loved all things health and fitness for a mighty long time. It was reinforced watching my parents battle thier own health issues that affected their quality of life. That helped me move from exercising for the outward results (like those skinny jeans) and focusing on all of the health … Read more about Growing Into Wellness
I'm coming clean here. In fact, I'm already getting a bit squirmy thinking about hitting the "submit" button. Recently, I was involved in a photo session for a fitness studio where I love to teach. (Check out WestCoastWorkout for a great experience!) This is out of my comfort zone to begin … Read more about Let’s Talk Body Confidence
This week I had to send out a hard email. I spent hours struggling and praying over the decision until I knew it was the right thing. I had made great plans and worked on this round of Better & Beyond to begin this week. I was striving to make it successful and full of support and … Read more about 5 Steps to Keep Climbing that Hill
Different people have different pain points. If you are here you know that my goal is to help you create and live your best healthy lifestyle. I say again and again this is not a cookie cutter process. We all have different pain points at what gives us trouble. For some of us it is the … Read more about What Is YOUR Pain Point?
I was talking with a friend the other day - I'm not even sure how we got to this topic - but this friend, without batting an eye, told me I "just needed to get more confidence." Ouch. Where did that come from? But, it is absolutely true. Spot on. I have lots of areas that I do feel pretty … Read more about 6 Ways to a Healthy Boost in Confidence
I love being inspired by people and things. I think it is a great gift coming from folks who might not even know the impact they are having on those around them. It is only noon but I have already been inspired by those around me and will make it a point to be on the look out for more as the day … Read more about Things Inspiring Me Today
I've talked about the Diet Dilemma recently. Today I'm sharing about something that seems to be on the minds of most folks that are at least my age, nearing my age or past my age. I'm not sure why this topic has been swirling in my head lately. Perhaps it is because it is a birthday month and … Read more about The Age Dilemma
Whether you are tired of going it alone and want to try a group fitness class, looking for a little more fun and motivation with your workout or are looking to make this your year of exercising, easing into a new class can be easy. Try these tips to make the transaction super comfortable, safe … Read more about New to a Fitness Class?
Here we are at Week 3. As promised I have a new, short but effective workout for you. I did this one yesterday and was in and out in no time, with great energy for the rest of the day. That's what we all want, right? Circuit 1 Squat Woodchop High Plank to Side Plank Side Lunge … Read more about WORKOUT #3 and Black Bean Soup
Here we are with Week 2 of the 4 Weeks of Workouts. Are you following along? If not, physically, maybe just mentally cheering the rest of us on or at least filing away the workout for when you are feeling uncreative, motivated or at a plateau? If that time comes, you'll know where to … Read more about Workout #2 from 4 Weeks of Workouts and Food
I intended to share today about being on vacation and finding a yoga studio. I was so proud of myself for thinking ahead, finding a place, putting it on my schedule and having a new place to experience. I love trying new classes, instructors, and studios when I can. However, when I dug through … Read more about BEACH WORKOUT