React As Your Best Self

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Sometimes we react well, we train our jumps in our HIIT training and our stabilizers in barre, and when we slip on ice or trip on a curb, we react and catch ourselves. In my line of work, when a fellow coach is sick, or a major storm hits, coaches respond and step in to […]

Motivation pt 1

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What is Motivation? What motivates us to do or not to do something? What motivates you to go to the gym, what motivates you to skip it? What motivates you to choose a heavier weight, what motivates you to not? Last week we focused on non-judgment and I think that’s perfect when it comes to […]

Mindfulness and Movement

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Practicing mindful awareness and being non-judgmental.  It’s not our challenges that bring us discomfort, it’s our relationship to the thought and experience of that challenge. Knowing that isn’t enough to make it change. In fact, researchers at Yale have coined the myth that ‘knowing is half the battle’ as the ‘G.I. Joe Fallacy’. Knowing is […]

Measuring Meaning & Movement

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What is body positivity? What does it mean to you? I’ve discussed this topic with a lot of people lately and there are many interesting points of view on the matter. One person I spoke with had the opinion that we should never talk about numbers again.  This has also come up for other clients […]

Pride & Positivity

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Pride & Positivity It’s uncomfortable when we push our bodies to it’s physical max in exercise. This week I want to train our minds to equate that hard work with a healthy dose of pride, as well as a focus on something that is positive about your body and performance. Science has proven that our […]

Transcend the Discomfort

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Transcend the Discomfort! Your workout is tough, but you know you’re going to become stronger from it, aren’t you? You know it’s moving you towards your goals, isn’t it? You know it will get better with the right mind set and practice, won’t it? Same thing with other discomforts in life. For those of us […]

Words in your Mind

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‘Energy Flows Where Attention Goes’ I liked this theme from the case study so much, It get’s to be shared with everyone! So… How often are you consciously aware of where your attention goes? In class, for this theme, focus on being aware of the words in your mind during your most challenging exercise moments.  * Become aware […]