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Hardwire Your Habits

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Will Durant We all have ideas of what we want for ourselves. We want to eat better, exercise more, take time for ourselves, decrease stress, become organized, save money…this list goes on. So if we know what we want, why .. read more

What Are You Doing for Exercise? This Trainer Doesn’t Care

Look at the cover of any magazine in the grocery store and you will see at least one headline heralding THE new way to get fit. Open Yahoo! News and you’ll be greeted by a plethora of articles about workouts: You can read about how much exercise is too much, how much is not enough, .. read more

Self-Care Lessons From a Frequent Flier

As a coach, I frequently travel around the country by air. I observe people standing in long security lines, waiting patiently (sometimes) to board the flight and settle in for their trip. I can pick out the seasoned travelers: They pack light, breeze through security and never pay any attention to the flight attendant’s speech about safety .. read more

The Power of the To-Do List

Last week, my daughter came rushing home from school, completely stressed out and talking a mile a minute about all the things she had to do before she had to head out the door to soccer practice. I didn’t even get in a “hello” before she was telling me she was too busy to talk .. read more

How Do You Measure Fitness?

Recently, I attended a health fair where my job was to offer to take participants’ body fat measurements. Needless to say, I wasn’t the most popular person at the event! People would walk up, say hello and then when I asked if they would like to know their number, most laughed and said, “No way!” .. read more

What If You Started Now?

“A year from now, you may wish you had started today.” —Karen Lamb I came across this quote the other day and it made me stop. I had recently been discussing something similar with a friend regarding working out. About two years ago, I took advantage of a free CrossFit Personal Training session. For those .. read more

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