DESTINATION FUN!

#FitnessFriday, #MotivationalMonday

Need inspired? When you don’t have a goal, it’s mighty hard to get inspired. Even harder when you aren’t feeding your soul with visual inspiration! So pick a goal, pick a race, PICK A DESTINATION! Whether you are trying to lose weight, get fit, or even just expose your family to new  parts of our … Read More

HEALTH IN TEN MINUTES

#FitnessFriday, #MotivationalMonday, Healthy You

INVEST SMALL, EARN BIG! It’s time to get real. I’m a workaholic. I could sit in front a computer or on the phone helping others at the cost of my own health, and sometimes sleep! It’s a love-hate relationship. Sometimes my OCD, type A personality will even compromise working out for my health coaching passion. … Read More

BEAST MODE VS. SMART MODE

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You’ve signed up for a half marathon, a 5K, or a new weight loss regimen, and now you’re pondering how much running is required. It’s something that plagues most runners, “JUST HOW MUCH DO I NEED TO RUN EACH WEEK to meet my goals?” It’s no surprise that this should be at the forefront of … Read More

DO YOU WANT TO RUN?

#FitnessFriday, Healthy You

YOU WANT TO START A RUNNING PROGRAM, BUT YOU THINK ONE OF THESE IS REQUIRED BEFORE EXERCISING?.. A) You must be lean. B) You must have Kenyan ancestry or at least natural athletic abilities. C) You should own a treadmill or have a gym membership. D) You must have incredible running clothes. E) None of the above If you … Read More

GET ROLLING!

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You’ve heard of a FOAM ROLLER? It’s the latest rage! Long before its popularity, I was introduced to BODY ROLLING, by my good friend, Karen Galliano…only with a ball, and with a larger range of purpose. Aimed at healing, wellness, and injury prevention, it also supports your goal of “getting in shape.” Here’s why. Body Rolling … Read More

DID YOU MIS(s) YOUR WORKOUT?

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I have a routine…When not in marathon training season, I run approximately 5 days weekly. This is enough to maintain my marathon base. What’s more, Mondays and Fridays are always strength training days. It’s truly hard to fit it all in, yet every piece is critical to my enhanced running improvement, health, and overall fitness. … Read More

LEADING A BALANCED LIFE?

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BALANCE!!! We talk about this a lot, right!?! In traditional terms, we usually think of leading a balanced personal life. We devote a great deal of time and energy to balance exercise, great nutrition, time for self-love, fun with family and loved ones, and a general sense of peace! Your body is no different; it … Read More

INJURY-FREE WORKOUTS

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Fitness enthusiasts are a walking contradiction. How do I know?…I’m one of them! We engage in physical activity, all in the name of looking and feeling our personal best (of course it beats therapy fees too!), yet injury rules the day for many! It’s a question I frequently get and am now a walking model … Read More

IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING

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You are running longer, incorporating speed workouts, and pushing harder than ever, but still not seeing results? The key might be in STRENGTH TRAINING!!! Strengthening exercises are often times long forgotten for distance runners. “If I run more, I’ll improve and reach a PR!” is often the default mindset. This is unilaterally not true! Strength development … Read More

BEACHBODY WORKOUT, ARMS AND ABS

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DUMBBELL CHEST PRESS: Lying down on a mat or on the floor, with knees bent and glutes raised and tightened, begin with your arms and dumbbells pushed straight above you, directly over your chest. Without the ends of the dumbbells touching; slowly lower your elbows out and to the side, away from your ears in line with the middle of your … Read More