How YOU can stay fit through the chaos

Go back and remember a time when life got on top of you, wrapped its arms around you and squeezed you so tight that you barely had time to come up for air. Probably a fun time, correct?  I doubt it.     I recently moved from Texas to Louisiana and had no choice but … Continue reading How YOU can stay fit through the chaos

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The pantry is my enemy

When you were a child, you could almost eat anything and not put on a single pound. No matter what time of the day, you’d raid the pantry and shove some sugary goodness down your throat. Did I say you? I think I meant me. 😊 Sorry. Growing up I was the skinniest kid on … Continue reading The pantry is my enemy

The best exercise you’re not doing

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is crocodile breathing.   You should do this because- when we're stressed or under pressure, we take short sharp breathes and this taxes our accessory breathing muscles. This exercise … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing

Finding your why

I haven’t always been a beacon of health.  A long time ago, in a land far, far away I smoked cigarettes and pot, drank to excess and took pills. There were the happy pills and the ones that wiped my memory for days. I was in my early twenties following the lead of the cool … Continue reading Finding your why

Not sleeping? This will help

You've been eating right and been putting in time at the gym. However the scale is not budging. Quick question. When's the last time you had a good night’s sleep? Sleep and the scale can go hand in hand. Not getting enough sleep also messes with our hormones, in particular Cortisol. Cortisol, which is produced … Continue reading Not sleeping? This will help

The best exercise you’re not doing…..

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is all 4'S belly breathing. . You should do this because- it's the original core exercise and can help with low back pain, especially if you have a big … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing…..

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

We wish you a Merry Christmas We wish you a Merry Christmas We wish you a Merry Christmas And a Happy New Year! Is there any better song to end our Holiday emails then this one? I hope the last 12 days of emails have you helped you stay fit during this wonderful yet stressful … Continue reading We Wish You A Merry Christmas