Category Archives: motivation

New Years resolutions, cleanses, juicing, extreme dieting…WHAT DO I DO?


New Years resolutions, cleanses, special extreme diets, elimination diets, juicing….so many choices of ways to start the year off clean and healthy. What Should You Do? Do these really work? Every year we are bombarded with ideas of ways to … Continue reading

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Holiday Regrets…the morning after!


The holidays are here and so are the parties, the celebrations, and the family gatherings. At this time of year we can find ourselves snacking more often and eating items that are not typically on our normal diet. We are … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – A Virgin Backpacker’s View


Many of you know that I recently went on a backpacking trip in Yosemite National Park with a good friend of mine. This had been on her bucket list for years and I was the lucky girl that was able … Continue reading

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My Girlfriend Cup (40th Edition)


Ok ladies…now that I am 40 (which is just a number) I have the ever growing feeling to make sure that my relationships with my girl friends are as strong as ever! All my life I have been surrounded by … Continue reading

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I’m Here To Pump (clap) You Up!


I speak to women all day everyday…at work, school events, friends, family, etc. One thing that has stuck in my brain is that women are SCARED to lift weights. Now before you start yelling at me from your end of … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals…Same Result??


It’s that time of year again!  Time when the gyms get overcrowded, classes are full, there is a wait for a cardio machine and gym regulars get frustrated.  Don’t worry, they’ll be gone by Super Bowl!  We all know this … Continue reading

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Workout Friend or Workout Snob


I see it all of the time…friends running together. I love the support system it provides to people. In fact, I suggest it often to clients for a sense of accountability. The other day I started thinking about my workouts…. … Continue reading

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