"I've lost 10 pounds, but I can't lose anymore weight", "I want to workout, but I have a bad back", "I lift heavy, but I'm not getting any bigger", are some typical issues patrons share with me. When I give them some suggestions, all too often, not only do they disregard my advice, they come … Continue reading Don’t Be That Guy (or Girl)
If every year you make a resolution that you never fulfill, I challenge you to skip the resolution this year. Yes, that's right - no New Year's Resolution! Skip the "I'm going to lose ten pounds", "I'm going to give up ice cream", "I'm going to run everyday!" While these resolutions may sound positive, they … Continue reading Skip the Resolution!
Have you ever felt the empowerment of a comeback? Last December, in my post, End-of-semester Stress, I wrote about how change could be good or bad and how I dealt with unwelcome change. Boy, did I experience a drastic change from last year to this year! I pushed through my times of despair and I … Continue reading The Comeback
This past Veteran's Day, I participated in the final race of the Go Run Holiday Race Trilogy 2018. It was one of three holiday races for the year: 4th of July 5K, Labor Day 5K, and Honor Our Veterans 5K. For every race, each competitor received a medal that connects (by magnet) to form one … Continue reading Honor Our Veterans 5K
This Labor Day weekend, I participated in a 5K race that I did not feel prepared for. A lot of changes have been happening at once for me. I've found it difficult to train for the race on top of teaching, training clients, beginning a new semester, and assuming new job responsibilities. I didn't let … Continue reading Labor Day 5K
Whether I'm dealing with stress from work, home, or (shamefully) internal stress that I create amongst myself, I can always count on a good workout for relief! When it's over, I'm left wondering what I was so concerned about before I began. I am sure many of you have come across the following quote scrolling … Continue reading I Workout Because…
We can do it...if Rosie says so! But wait a second! Who is Rosie and what is it that we can do? Let's first reflect back to 1882, when the first Labor Day celebration occurred. Labor Day is a holiday that honors the American labor movement, which was the development of the labor union who … Continue reading We Can Do It…If Rosie Says So!
Although he played adult roles later in his career, I remember his baby face and gorgeous set of honey brown eyes from the Disney channel's, "The Famous Jett Jackson." The actor whom I speak of is the late Lee Thompson Young, who was only 29 when he passed. Young was found dead in his apartment, … Continue reading Remembering The Famous Jett Jackson
It's never too early to put your plan in motion! You don't have to wait until the new year to start working out. You can pick up some ideas from my 15-minute holiday workout. Happy Holidays! How will you be spending the holidays?
It's unfortunate that there are people in this world who thrive on putting others down. The better you become, the more haters you attract. These people constantly criticize others and often fail to take their own advice. Now-a-days, with social media, it's convenient for people to say whatever they please as they hide behind a computer. While the first … Continue reading A Response to Cyberbullying