New Years Resolutions – NOW!

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I suggest that we begin our New Years Resolutions now. So when January 1 get’s here, we’re not starting something from scratch. Instead, we’re working on maintaining it. If it’s a positive change we want moving forward in our lives, let’s work on making it permanent. This past year I’ve been learning a lot about […]

Gratitude – Thanksgiving 2018

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Thanksgiving, the most obvious time of year to have a theme on gratitude. I’ve had an interesting relationship with gratitude. I’ve read what many experts have written about the power of gratitude and how it is like a magic wand that brings more things in our life to be grateful for. Although there are times […]

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 […]