It’s another Monday! You have made it to another week. But this is not your typical “rise and grind” motivational Monday post. This post asks you to evaluate your normal grind. Many of us have a “hit the ground running” attitude […]
Healthy Recipe: Ground Chicken with Lemon & Kale
Wanting to switch up my meals, I grabbed a couple packages of ground turkey from the store and had no idea how I was going to prepare them. I googled “ground chicken recipes” and saw a winner! I happened to […]
Counting Macros: Is It Right For You?
What are macros? We eat a combination of macronutrients and micronutrients each day. Macronutrients are the nutrients we need in a large quantity, like protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These nutrients provide our body with calories, which we use for energy. […]
Monday Motivation: Well, At Least I…
I don’t know if any other four words have ever killed as many aspirations as these four… “well, at least I…” What do I mean? Have you ever set a goal, started making progress, and then stalled out before reaching […]
Monday Motivation: He Flipped Me the Bird
He flipped me the bird. I was sitting in my car at a red light and saw a guy holding a sign. I realized he was possibly homeless and asking for money, so I tried to find the appropriate facial […]
Monday Motivation: Nothing is Impossible… It Just Hasn’t Been Done Yet!
Did you know before 1954, running a mile in under four minutes was thought to be impossible? While I cannot fathom personally ever running a mile in four minutes, for years, experts thought it physiologically could not be done. So […]
Monday Motivation: Be in the Moment
Ever notice how euphoric a dog looks riding with its head out of the window? Can I admit something? The other day while I was driving, I glanced over and saw a dog hanging out of the window. The dog […]
Monday Motivation: What Are You Built For?
It’s normal. It’s human. It’s actually what keeps us alive. The big “it” is our need to feel safe and secure. This feeling is what protects us from danger. But this feeling can also be a barrier that stops us […]
Monday Motivation: I Ate Half a Peach Cobbler.
I ate half a peach cobbler. Well, not exactly half, but almost half. Close enough to half. Too close to half. Of course, it wasn’t my intention. Friday night, my mama cooked a dinner for me, with peach cobbler for […]
Motivation Monday: Whether You Think You Can or Think You Can’t, You’re Right
“This weight is too heavy!” My client struggled to complete the last few reps of her exercise. As she finished, I casually grabbed the 20lb weight from her to put back on the shelf. There was a 45lb dumbbell sitting […]
Fit Tip: Meal Prep to Save Time and Money
How much money did I spend on my groceries for the week? Here’s a list of the foods shown above: One pound ground chicken breast 3 pounds 93/7 lean ground turkey 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 and […]
Motivation Monday: Now is the Only Perfect Time
It’s the end of February, and we are officially eight weeks into 2017. Unfortunately, this is around the time that we start falling off of our goals for the year. Can you feel it? Can you feel your enthusiasm waning? […]