It's okay if you're not okay right now. Having your routine overturned, not being able to work, having more time than you know what to do with it - this has been a time of trial and for many of us, it's new territory. We've been dropped down in an ocean of uncertainty, crazy things … Continue reading Recovery During Quarantine
The more you love your own decisions, the less you need other people to love them. I've been coming to the realization that the biggest obstacle holding me back is the fear of what other people will think. Like many others, the fear of being told I'm wrong or that I'm not good enough can … Continue reading Authenticity on Social Media
I don't even know where the idea of Colorado came from. A little more than a year ago, I started to make plans to move to out west. When people ask me why I chose Colorado, I usually throw them the "why not?!" with a little verse about how I needed to leave the place … Continue reading My Move to Boulder, Colorado
With everything going on in the world right now, I've been thinking a lot about how important it is to practice self care. That may seem like the opposite of what is generally thought; most people think about how they can help others in times of tragedy and distress. But while helping others is commendable … Continue reading Self Care and Ahimsa
Hey everybody, It’s been awhile, I know… eight months, to be exact. But the exciting part about taking a hiatus, at least for me, is that I always come back more inspired than ever! This year is my golden year. My best friend and I (whose birthday is also on the the 24th) were looking … Continue reading My Recent Breakup
How can you work on improving strength, flexibility, balance, mobility and your core all at once while constantly keeping your body challenged to be the strongest version of yourself? Functional training! When I started my first job as a personal trainer, I had a lot of freedom to coach and teach whatever I wanted. At … Continue reading What is Functional Training?
Today, it rained for what seemed like 12 straight hours and my mood seemed to reflect similarly. I couldn't channel any motivation and when I got to the gym, I took one look in the mirror and wanted to just leave. Now, I know for a fact my body had the same circumference measurements, same body … Continue reading Love You Like Your Dog
Hello! Today, I want to address my thoughts and feelings about something that I have yet to really acknowledge since I started this new blog : my return to fitness blogging. If you've been following me since I started in 2012, or even if you're just poppin' in for the first time, you'll see that I took some … Continue reading Coffee & Some Thoughts on Life
When I found out that my previous blog, 1FitForUs, was deleted (along with all the posts and information... always back up your stuff!), my heart broke a little. I put in many grueling hours blogging in order to have enough info to complete my site. And, yet! There's something so refreshing about starting anew, right?! … Continue reading Welcome to my blog!