Thanksgiving on a diet: It can be done

I’d be a hypocrite to tell you to lay off of the pumpkin pie or avoid all carbs. That’s not real and that is also not #livingyourbestlife or whatever people are saying now. I want to offer up a couple suggestions on ways to drop out some calories so you can afford to crush your grandma’s apple pie. 

Showing up is half the battle

Showing up each and every day is so powerful even if the workout isn’t great. Something in the gym is going to be better than nothing. Just for the sake of keeping the routine, show up and do a 15 minute bike ride or elliptical. Now, you can go home and do anything else knowing you stuck with your routine and will feel much better about staying on track.

Cut through the BS, get what you want

I want to keep this short and sweet. Let’s be honest, the attention spans are so short these days a longer post would be losing altitude the moment it got off the runway. We all have goals. Whether it’s success at a job, success in the mirror, or a goal for something inner like happinessContinue reading “Cut through the BS, get what you want”

Beach Body program is underway

We are 12 workouts into the Beach Body-ready program. This program is focused on building muscle groups you need to look great at the beach.

But, just as with anything else…. the devil is in the details.

What we need to discuss is more than just sets and reps or what types of exercises go where. Any program you get does nothing without the right execution.

3 ways to show out on Spring Break

I want you to get there. I hope everyone reading this is able to, because you are truly capable. It just takes a willingness to show up and an unwillingness to give into the voice in your head saying you should stop. Nothing extraordinary ever happens until you step out of the comfort zone.

Skip the easy route, enjoy the view at the top

After working in a gym for so long, I’ve seen so many people that signed up and paid their fees only to be a “no show” three months later. They didn’t stay motivated because their goals were not life changers. However, when your goals are big and your passion is present, actionable steps start to form. Too many people settle for the easy route and never get to see the view from the top.

Wait..why do I want to be athletic again?

Athletic again programming asks you to run, jump, hop, squat, and push/press, and pull stuff. That, in essence, is every way in which you can express the qualities listed earlier. That is how you will get your athleticism back. Move heavy stuff quickly and do all the things that encompasses an athlete on a daily basis. I want you to focus on getting back the things your body forgot it could do. It takes soreness and a little gritting of the teeth, but it will give you far more benefits than without it. Put meaning behind your effort and the results will be there.

Sweat, but don’t sweat the small stuff

Sweat, but don’t sweat the small stuff When you first get started going back into the gym, it’s overwhelming. You look around and there is so much going on. What the heck is that guy doing? Why the heck is she throwing that ball at that thing? Why is that guy grunting so loud? ShouldContinue reading “Sweat, but don’t sweat the small stuff”

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