Fitness, Injury Info, Wellness

What you don’t know about over-training might hurt you. Literally.

Ever heard of over-training? Here's what you need to know.  Over-training syndrome can be defined as excessive high intensity training and diminished rest periods resulting in constant tiredness, decreased performance, hormone & brain changes, frequent illness & mood alterations, otherwise known as burnout - quite similar to adrenal insufficiency or fatigue. It is generally talked about… Continue reading What you don’t know about over-training might hurt you. Literally.

Fitness, Sarcasm & Good Info, Weight management

The ultimate guide to a no equipment workout – Part 1 of 4

Think body weight training is just for beginners? Think again. What if I told you I could offer you a workout that required virtually no equipment, could be done almost anywhere, is free, and is effective in enhancing the shape of your body? What if I told you the body weight exercises weren't all burpees… Continue reading The ultimate guide to a no equipment workout – Part 1 of 4

Fitness, Sarcasm & Good Info, Wellness

Shocking before and after pics!

  I know you know this. Everyone knows this, right? Here's my PSA about before and after photos.ย They can be very easily staged. Honestly. It cracks me up because I regularly do them in my full length mirror for my almost 7ย year old and she laughs her head off. Check it out:   Get it?… Continue reading Shocking before and after pics!

Fitness, Habit Change, Nutrition, Weight management, Wellness

What no one told you about fat.

Every time I talk to someone about extra fat, diet inevitably comes up. Myself included. When I reach for that extra cinnamon bun, visions of my Mom belly (which I love and accept fully now - or at least I'm not beating myself up over anymore ๐Ÿ˜‰) come into my mind - expanding like a… Continue reading What no one told you about fat.

Fitness, Habit Change, Weight management

This acronym will change your life. A 30 second read.

You've heard of "SMART" goals, right? You know, the acronym first coined by George T. Doran,ย a consultant and former Director of Corporate Planning for Washington Water Power Company in Spokane? Well if not, here's what it stand for: S - Specific M - Measurable A - Attainable or Assignable R - Realistic T - Time… Continue reading This acronym will change your life. A 30 second read.