We’re a little more than halfway through the year so, I thought it would be a good point to check-in on progress. I haven’t necessarily reached the body fat percent that I wanted to be at by this point but, I have made strength gains that I didn’t anticipate. I can almost bench 135 (which… Continue reading Seasonal Check-In
The term “introvert” has many meanings. Depending on who you talk to, you’ll hear a variety of definitions for the term. To me, there’s no negative connotation attached to being an introvert. I am a self-proclaimed introvert. I like to have alone time to recharge and can come across as shy due to my quietness… Continue reading Teaching Group Fitness as an Introvert
This post is a little bit different than my normal posts. I finally passed my personal trainer certification and am now officially a NASM-CPT (certified personal trainer). I have to say that test was a serious challenge. I have been in the fitness industry for about 6 years now; the amount of information you are… Continue reading NASM Personal Trainer Certificate
Having a full-time job working 40 hours, teaching 8-10 classes, and doing my own workouts 3-4 times a week is trying at times. I’m not going to sugar-coat that fact. I don’t get a lot of free time during the week and I have to carefully plan my weekends. Do I get exhausted? Definitely! Are there… Continue reading Balancing “Real Life” and Fitness
Most everyone goes through money troubles at some point in their life. Like me…right now. It’s a struggle and it’s stressful. Whatever your challenge may be or however it is affecting your workouts, just know you’re not alone and that they are ways to stay on track on a budget. I started working with a… Continue reading Fitness on a Budget
By this time in the year, most people have started dropping off the New Year’s resolution wagon. Regardless of whether or not you’re still on track, fell off track, or didn’t have a track it’s always good to check in on your goals and see where you’re at. Accomplishing small goals along the way to your… Continue reading Resolution Check-In
Happy 2017! It’s almost the end of the first month of the new year. How are those resolutions coming along so far? Maybe you didn’t make any resolutions because you feel as though you never keep them or don’t want to be tied down by something just because it’s a new year. Regardless of what… Continue reading New Year, New You… Again?