Tag Archives: body image

Oh No! Bathing Suit Season!


The weather is getting warmer and thoughts of bathing suits and tank tops are looming in our heads. While we all reflect on our winter goal of getting our bodies ready for summer, I am here to tell you that … 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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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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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part III: Stress)


We all know that stress can cause havoc on our bodies and minds. It can push us into depression, it can cause us to make poor decisions, it can increase our anxiety levels and it can also wreck our nutritional … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part 2)


Looking at this Fork in My Road makes me want to scream! I see the road to my left leading me to a defeated life filled with jealousy of the fit and strong around me. I see the road to … Continue reading

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Are you on the PDL (Pregnancy Disabled List)?


This morning a student in my kickboxing class asked me a couple of questions about being pregnant and exercising.  Her doctor told her that since she was pregnant, she should no longer take cardio kickboxing or Pilates classes.  She wanted … Continue reading

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Dont Worry, They’ll Be Gone by Super Bowl!


It’s that time of year again!  Time when the gyms get overcrowded, classes are packed 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 … Continue reading

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