Tips To Finding A New Workout Routine

“It’s a hard thing to leave any deeply routine life, even if you hate it.” ― John Steinbeck, East of Eden I’m sure most people are trying to create new routines or have already established new ones in the midst of this pandemic.  I think many of us took our old routine (before COVID 19) for granted;…

Resilence And Accepting Your New Reality

“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” ― Elizabeth Edwards   I can’t imagine anyone saying they haven’t been…

Making The Best Of Monday

“Most people hate Mondays because most people do not know the incredible beauty of being simply existed in any day whatsoever!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan   I can’t get the song “Rainy days and Mondays Always Get Me Down” out of my mind this morning……   I actually stayed in bed until 7:30 this morning unlike…

Self-Quarantine Improvement Challenge Week 2

“You only grow when you are alone.” ― Paul Newman  Practice gratitude and meditation upon arising – I go through periods where I do this consistently and it always puts me in a better frame of mind. This is a great way to start your day. I also love to incorporate stretching and yoga while listening…

15 Day Quarantine Challenge

“Trying to play my part and stay home, Burying my nose in a book like a gnome, But I know how Rapunzel felt in the tower When she wanted to feel the rain shower… It’s like being in your forties out of a fort When your forte is dancing barefoot… Instead of being trapped I…

Diet & Exercise KISS

I work with many clients who are so confused and frustrated regarding diet and exercise.  However, my philosophy is to KISS “Keep it simple, stupid.”    Per Wikipedia    KISS is an acronym for “Keep it simple, stupid” as a design principle noted by the U.S. Navy in 1960. The KISS principle states that most systems…

Barbell Total Body Complex

This is part of the workout I taught my Saturday morning crew this morning. Loved the challenge of a full body work-out that incorporates strength, core, and cardio. Don’t forget to warm up and cool down. Perform 10 to 12 reps of each exercise without rest. At the end of complex, rest and repeat workout…

From Comfort Zone To Beast Mode

“The comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Roy T. Bennet I bought a stationary bike about a year ago to incorporate it into…

Change, Goals, And Injury Prevention

“The attraction of New Year is this: the year changes and in that change we believe that we can change with it. It is far more difficult however to change yourself than turn the calendar to a new page. We are creatures of faith, like it or not.” ― R. Joseph Hoffmann Many people are a…

You’ll Never Be Happy If You Tie It To External Events

Celebrate the little things! Find happiness within you rather than the attainment of material things such as aspirations for more money, a better job, the perfect body, etc. Learn to cherish a walk on the beach, meditation, a great cup of coffee, an amazing workout, great food, or time spent with family and friends. Choose…