Category Archives: motivation

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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Move It to Lose It!


We have a problem. People can go the week, a month or more without any physical activity. People hire out for housekeeping & gardening, we don’t do our own chores.  We drive everywhere we need to go & we circle … Continue reading

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Losing Motivation? Trying to fight the Winter Blahs!


I know that January & February are historically the months when the gym is the most crowded, everyone is extremely motivated & New Years Resolutions are flying high! I find myself in a different place… Winter and its weather has … Continue reading

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