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There’s a New Trainer in Town

There’s a New Trainer in Town

New year, new workout program, right? I couldn’t be more excited about the new Barre Blend Program coming out this year. Barre is like nothing you’ve ever tried before and Elise Joan, the trainer, is an inspiration and joy to work out with. I was able to try out a few of the Barre Blend … Continued

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How to Move More

How to Move More

No matter what your health and fitness goals, nearly everyone could find ways to move more. So many of us are stuck behind a computer for hours on end every day, only to go home and sit on the couch. The inactivity is costing us our health, but it’s actually really easy to start moving … Continued

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Make up your mind to take action

Make up your mind to take action

Rachel Hollis was the keynote speaker at the recent Beachbody summit and I feel like her message sparked something in me: You can’t just know something; you have to actually take act on it in order to be effective. We all know what we need to do in order to move the needle on our … Continued

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Through Aging and Injury

Through Aging and Injury

A few weeks ago, I was playing a tennis match at Phoenix Country Club. My leg cramped but, being the stubborn person I am, I chose to play through it and stretch between sets. Eventually, I felt something like a rubber band snap in my calf. I was done. I had to forfeit the match. … Continued

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Motivation Fixes for Working Out at Home

Motivation Fixes for Working Out at Home

Working out from home can be hard. More difficult than dragging yourself to the gym, even. Why? Well, there’s no one really holding you accountable. You turn on the television or log into the app and hit “play.” But if you’re like me, you’re working out while the house is empty. If you do half … Continued

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Recovery and Treatment, Not Masking Pain

Recovery and Treatment, Not Masking Pain

In medicine today, it’s common to take medication that masks pain and hides symptoms. I’ve talked before about my belief that getting down to the root of the problem is the more important. When I developed plantar fasciitis, I was in a lot of pain. Of course I wanted it to go away, but I … Continued

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Rolling Through the Injuries

Rolling Through the Injuries

As our bodies age, we’re unfortunately more prone to injury. Of course, staying active and eating right helps. But even that activity can cause injuries from time to time. I’ve been dealing with injuries for a while  now, starting with my knee. During 80 Day Obsession, I also started having issues with my foot–which ended … Continued

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80 Day Obsession: Phase II Review

80 Day Obsession: Phase II Review

I finished up Phase II of 80 Day Obsession recently and I’m still going strong. The more I’m in this program, the more I love it. It’s hard and pushing through has been really good for my mindset–I’m proving that I can still do it! What I’m Loving Traditional Beachbody programs repeat the same workouts … Continued

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Support your spouse for optimal health & happiness

Support your spouse for optimal health & happiness

When you have a spouse or partner, it’s important to support them in their goals–especially when you want the same support back. It’s not always easy to do when you have busy lives at home and at work. But often your goals are similar. After all, your mutual respect for health, fitness or some other … Continued