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Keeping the Passion Alive

Hello fitness family! I have the excitement of sharing with you today that I have become a contributing author to the popular health and wellness website – FitLife.tv! Please enjoy my first article (on the importance of self-care), and “like” and “share” if it speaks to you, so many more can come your way! Ladies and gentlemen, meet Juan. He has a passion for vegetables, and a lot of wisdom. Juan is the produce manager at my local Ralph’s market, and being around him is absolutely enlivening.  In the midst of normal grocery-store conversation yesterday,  with a childlike enthusiasm, he blurted out: “27 years, and I still...

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VIDEO: Escaping the Comparison Trap

VIDEO: Escaping the Comparison Trap

Ever caught yourself just feeling bad, and not sure why?  You just might have been mentally comparing yourself, and not even realized it!  Here’s one of my own stories with comparing, and the best way that I know of to just knock it off. Rather read the bullet points than watch a 4-minute video?  Okay, I don’t blame ya! Comparing makes us feel crappy Watch out for comparing yourself to other people, or to your own self, at a different time! Stop comparing by bringing your body back to the present moment (breathe, hug, stretch) Check out the video for more detail.  AND share with me your favorite ways to come back to the present moment when you catch...

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VIDEO: A Few Tips to Kick a Cold…

VIDEO: A Few Tips to Kick a Cold…

We originally posted this video just before Christmas, during the holiday cold season. Now, with flu season apparently still going strong, it seems a prime time to offer a few reminders of how to take care of yourself when you’re under the weather. Enjoy!

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VIDEO: Keep Your Body Holiday Happy

VIDEO: Keep Your Body Holiday Happy

A lot of you are taking time away from your usual training routine, to spend time with family and relax over the holidays.  We think this is great.  We also want you to feel as good in your body as possible, even without your regular sessions.  Use these few helpful hints to stay feeling vibrant, into the new year.    

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