7 Easy Ways to Reboot a Healthy Life

Some people think that a healthy weight, feeling good, looking good, and such is something that happens when you eat right and workout. To an extent that's true, but there is a bit more than that involved. Chances are if you are reading, you are already pretty aware...

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Getting Back into the Fitness Groove

There is nothing worse than getting into a rockin' fitness routine and having something happen to drive it off course. I love being active but when I get out of the habit, it is so hard to get the balling rolling again as it is for pretty much everyone I've ever...

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Weight Loss: Signs You are Starting to Backslide

You did! You have hit your goal weight, you feel amazing, and it feels weird not to have healthy habits. But then something changes, it may be a relationship, job, illness, whatever... but something comes along that shakes up your life. Your routine is completely...

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9 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Exercise

With the holiday season passing, many of us are resolving to shed pounds, reclaim our health, or be more active. Gyms and fitness equipment companies are basking in their busy season, and most people embarking on this journey are on fire, a fire that if not fueled,...

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When New Year Resolutions Wear Thin

It's almost a full month into the new year, so let's get real here...   How are you doing on that resolution you made back on January 1st? I am going to be honest, I don't make resolutions anymore. Three weeks was about the half-life of my resolutions and they say...

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“Quick & Dirty” Bodyweight Workout

Crunched for time this holiday season? Here is a workout you can do if you can't make it to the gym. It is part of my "Quick and Dirty" workout series. Why "Quick and Dirty"? It doesn't take long to get through the workout, but it really makes you break a sweat. I...

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Stay Ahead of the Curve this Holiday Season

A lot of people tend to backslide on their wellness, fitness, and weight loss goals over the holiday season. It is a bit easier to justify when you are super busy and the New Year is right around the corner, along with New Year's resolutions. It's one of the meanest...

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10 Ways to Start 2017 Fabulously Fit

  Keeping your motivation to exercise can be difficult anytime, much less the holiday season. During the holidays I sometimes find myself wanting to pat myself on the back for just keeping up with all the festivities and excusing myself from working out regularly....

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3 Ways to Stay Active Over the Holiday Season

If the phrase “ holiday workout ” brings up an exhausting mental image of fighting your way through a crowded shopping mall weighed down by bags full of gifts that now need to be carted home, wrapped, tagged, and hidden until the big day, you are not alone. The...

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5 Ways to Be Active Outdoors Before Winter Comes

I am a child of the summer.   It is those warm sunny months that motivate and fuel me. Before I became a personal trainer I absolutely refused to carry a gym membership during the months of summer and the only reason I held one after was because one huge perk of being...

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7 Sneaky Ways to Stay Active This Winter

There is a chill in the air and the days of frolicking in the sun are tucked away until next spring. Some people turn to the gym over the colder months, some love being active in the cold, some vow to start exercising at home, and others just go on hiatus until it...

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Ditch the Gym & Stay Fit

I have a confession. A big ol' hairy one. I am a personal trainer who hates gyms. They just aren't logical to me. Don't get me wrong, I completely believe in the value and necessity of working out, exercising, and being active. However, I don't see the necessity of...

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6 Tips to Stay Healthy and Sane While Traveling

After quickly going from someone who rarely travels to someone who is away more than they are home, I have learned some hard lessons while on the road. Ask for Help If you are like me and cling to self-reliance like it's the last drop of water and you are dying of...

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Why I Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions

Every year I hear ambitious resolutions from many people around me. Usually these resolutions are to quit something, start something, or change something. Pretty basic, right? I personally haven't made a New Year's resolution in years because they have never seemed to...

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