2021 is here, another year of resolutions is upon us. BUT, this is the perfect time of year for companies to influence you that you are not good enough, fit enough, or even thin enough (to promote their promising product, detox, or challenge). Every year it's the same thing, the same thing that most fitness … Continue reading Avoiding Self-Sabotage with New Year Resolutions
As macro tracking becomes more popular, more people are recommending it to their friends, family, and strangers on the internet. But as a coach, this can be problematic as it can either help someone or make their relationship with food even worse. So let's dig in with some important questions to consider as well as what … Continue reading Macro Tracking: Is it for YOU?
The self awareness theory, developed by Duval and Wicklund, states that when we focus our attention on ourselves, we can evaluate and compare our current behavior to our internal standards and values. This can simply mean being aware of procrastination in your work, evaluating how you can do better and be able to get the … Continue reading Self Awareness & Fitness
When calories start to decrease, your energy when working out is expected to decrease as well. This doesn't mean that you will necessarily lose muscle, but it simply means that your workouts may need adjusting as well. The biggest fear when going into a fat loss phase, especially with changes in performance, is that you … Continue reading How to Maintain Muscle While in a Fat Loss Phase
Stress and anxiety levels may be at the highest right now for most, if not all, of us during this Pandemic. Our daily life has shifted to feeling isolated, alone, and controlled (at least for the majority of us). But, it doesn't have to always feel that way. Yes, there will be moments of uncertainty … Continue reading Inner Work During Social Distancing Is Needed NOW More than Ever
Staying at home with less things to do can encourage constant snacking, focusing less on healthy choices and more on what's easiest to grab. But, when combined with social distancing right now, you may be experiencing both constant snacking and overeating...like many of us are. There may be a variety of reasons for this, so … Continue reading Overcoming Constant Snacking & Overeating when at Home
With the recent events happening, more and more people are trying to find ways to still remain active at home with little or without equipment. If you don't already work out at home you may find it harder to create a workout for yourself. First, I want to say that with time I hope things … Continue reading Easy Tips to Create a Home Gym + At home Workouts!
Growth comes in many phases of our lives, changing who we are in ways we never thought possible. It may be little and positive but it can also be large and heart-breaking. But how we respond to the challenges life brings us is how we grow as a person. Today, I want to focus on … Continue reading 5 Tips to Better Your Self-Development Journey
Are you new to training, have taken a long break from it or haven't really stayed as consistent as you'd like? Today, I want to give you the best tips possible that I wish someone gave me when I first started strength training 7+ years ago. So sit down, read it through and apply these … Continue reading Women’s Beginner Guide to Strength Training- Best tips!
A quick Google search may lead you to the top tips for figuring out how to love yourself- affirmations, journaling, talking positive, walking, baths, etc... To be honest, at the beginning of my own self-love journey I followed these believing this 'must' be the way to finally love my body. Plot twist: I didn't love … Continue reading Self Love Doesn’t Work: I’ll tell you why