Through the hustle and bustle of the holidays it’s so easy to put off our self-care, exercise, and good nutrition until that magical moment everything changes and you have all the time in the world to focus on your health and fitness – the New Year. I joke. 😀 But no matter how many years people repeat the process, we just can’t seem to wrap our heads around how to make time NOW for change.
When you begin an exercise program over 40 years old there are a couple details that must be addressed. First see your doctor to evaluate your ability to tolerate the type of program you are planning. There are times when a condition lies dormant or is sub-clinical (meaning you don't know you have it) and … Continue reading Begin exercise program over 40
STRESS!!! Its causes are absolutely everywhere. Would you agree? Our natural “fight or flight” stress response can sometimes go a little overboard. It’s supposed to help us escape injury or death in an emergency and then return to normal after we’ve fought or flew. But, that doesn’t happen too much in our society … Continue reading How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)
FINAL CHANCE FOR 2019 We will be running a final challenge pre-Christmas to get a head start on 2020. I know it’s tempting to wait for a NYE resolution but remember, only about 8% of those setting a resolution actually succeed. We want you to start now, feel amazing leading up to the festive season … Continue reading 🎄🎅X-MAS CHALLENGE 💪💪
A HUGE HAPPY FESTIVE SEASON to you! I hope your holiday season will be absolutely incredible. The most wonderful time of the year is beginning! But from now to Christmas the average westerner gains 3-5 kilos. We KNOW this, but we do it anyway. Most people do absolutely nothing to stop it. So why is this? We … Continue reading 5 strategies for a guild-free, waistline-friendly Festive Season
Ever heard someone give themselves permission to indulge their sweet tooth just because they just had a great workout? It’s a common excuse. Many people believe that because they exercise, they’re in the black as far as their calorie input/output. But in reality, this sort of thinking is a sure road to failure. Most people … Continue reading You are What You Eat: You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet
🎅🏼 🎁 Have you gotten your holiday shopping done yet? (More importantly: Have you gotten YOURSELF a present yet?!) ✨ 🎁I have a GREAT free gift for you that will help you check all the names off your list – and help you spread the gift of good health! It’s my brand-new 2019 HEALTHY HOLIDAY … Continue reading 2019 HEALTHY HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE!
Picture this for a second.... You’re at a Christmas party. You’re surrounded by your family, friends, or coworkers and are having a great time. Drinks are flowing and food is everywhere. And it’s delicious. In fact, you’ve already indulged in some of your favorites, in moderation of course 😉 But then your … Continue reading My 3-second question to eliminate temptation…
Got hygge?! (Funny enough, in Denmark and Norway it’s pronounced “hoo-ga”) Self-care, self-love, self-support, self-nurturing or hygge… whatever you want to call it, it’s one of the greatest investments you can make for your physical, mental and emotional health & wellbeing. Because when you nurture yourself, you’re better equipped to help others. But, self-care … Continue reading 50 Simple Ways to Start a Daily Self-Care Practice
When we look at commitment to our health and fitness, it’s easy to see a lot of obstacles: time, energy, money, family obligations, commuting, etc. We could come up with a million of them. But I’m getting real with you today… Your biggest obstacle is never what you think it is. Your … Continue reading Your biggest obstacle