There Is No Past Or Future

“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.”― George Harrison

Life On The YOGA MAT

  “Life on the Mat “I roll it out and step inside a world of self-discovery, mine. Here is where I challenge myself, to learn just how to be myself… to grow and reach and stretch and sweat, I push my boundaries, no regrets. For this is where I seem to be, a stronger, better…

AB BLASTER WORKOUT & SUMMER SALAD

It’s so hard to find a new normal these days; the world seems so chaotic. I still feel like I’m in the TWILIGHT ZONE! I haven’t been blogging and I’m still not back at work. I’m currently teaching virtual fitness classes but it’s been a challenge to get in my groove. I have been able to…

Battle Ropes, Total Gym, & Weights, Oh My! 

“Your body is the most complete and miraculous piece of gym equipment you’ll ever need.” ― Toni Sorenson When you’re desperate to workout and you can’t teach your group fitness classes or go to the gym; you settle for your home gym. Time to break out the old TOTAL GYM! HOME GYM WORKOUT- This workout felt…

All Consuming Chaos

“…all normal expectations went by the board and one’s daily habits were disrupted by a sense of ever-spreading all-consuming chaos which rendered the future unpredictable, the past unrecallable and ordinary life so haphazard that people simply assumed that whatever could be imagined might come to pass, that if there were only one door in a…

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…

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…

Feel These Muscles They Boast The Truth

  “Feel these muscles and understand how they boast the truth!”― Hiromu Arakawa, Fullmetal Alchemist Box Set If you want defined muscles, you need to work the entire body with compound and isolation exercises. You can’t just work the biceps or the chest and expect to have a defined upper body. Additionally, you need to do more…

Snowfall A Beautiful Reminder Of Life

“Snow is…a beautiful reminder of life and all its quirks. It makes me pause. Think. Stay still. Even my mind takes the hint. It makes me feel giddy. Like a kid. I bring my hot cocoa to the window and simply sit and reminisce…It brings me back to days of school cancellations and snow igloos…