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The Top 5 Reasons People FAIL at Weight Loss

Saying “Can’t” instead of “Don’t.” Did you recently say the words, “I can’t eat…or I can’t drink” at a meal? When someone says “can’t” the words are inviting debate from others and taking away your power to succeed. For example, I personally have not had a soda to drink in 5 years. When I would…

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Studios are for the pretty people. I have to agree.

My studio is full of people who are beautiful inside and out. These people work their tails off to be fit and exercise every chance they get.  I opened my studio so that I had a place that was not intimidating… A place where I could go to exercise and teach other people how to…

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Fortitude

   Fortitude is the willingness to confront uncertainty. Uncertainty comes when you don’t know the outcome of an upcoming situation.  It can be scary to say the least.  However, being prepared for the uncertainty by training, focusing, and trusting in your abilities is where the champions prevail. On Saturday 11/14 my niece and her high…

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Move your body because you can…

My mother was my fitness inspiration. I watched her play soccer in her 40’s, dance at every wedding, and park her car in a parking lot far away so we could walk farther to the store.  She didn’t know it at the time, but she was without a doubt my hero. She attended my fitness…

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Bonding Through Fitness

Recently I  had an opportunity to host two different parties. One was for high school athletes getting ready to prepare for a state bound volleyball game and the other was a yoga and wine party. Both parties we decided to do yoga and of course lots of fun events in between.   Something surprising happened on…

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Am I wearing the wrong shoes for this class?

There is a good chance you are! My fit bit hit over 18,000 steps one day last week.  I literally performed Plyometrics (Jumps), taught TRX, yoga, barre and lifted weights.  Clearly my shoes have to be AMAZING and multifunctional. Here are some tips on finding the perfect shoe for you: Group Fitness Class – Cross…

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Is a 10 minute workout even worth it?

When you work out smarter, 10 minutes is plenty of time! I often hear people say that it so hard to find the time to exercise. I totally understand that considering my very busy life! The key to getting the most out of that very quick workout is the quality of the exercises. I recently…

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Eating Healthy While Traveling… Is it Possible?!

I recently went on a 2 day trip for a fitness conference. We drove 5 hours in the car and almost immediately I felt as if I should be indulging in “vacation foods.” Wasn’t sure if I was hungry or tired of driving, but food was the first thing on my mind. Eating fast food…

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The real reason Group Exercise is effective!

Group Exercise used to mean leg warmers, grape vines, and competition. I remember putting on makeup and making sure my hair was just right for class and I was the instructor! Group Fitness in 2015 is friendship, support, and family. Getting that text from your friend, spouse, or maybe even the instructor that invites you…

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