the “Holiday Hold ’em” Plan

Happy Monday!! I just back from a trip to Louisville, Kentucky. I was there for a mastermind meeting with my business coach and some other industry colleagues. I am a big believer in coaching! Just like I coach men and women over 40 to get strong and lean with kettlebells, I have coaches in fitness,Continue reading “the “Holiday Hold ’em” Plan”

the Feb Fallout

Recent stats show that almost 80% of people have already given up on their New Year’s resolution by mid-February. Since it’s February 8th as I write this note, I thought I would check in: How are you doing with your resolution? Do you need help getting back on track? There are a number of reasonsContinue reading “the Feb Fallout”

Girlfriends vs GoalFriends

Girlfriends vs GoalFriends Finding other like-minded people to hang out with in your health and fitness journey is really important. What helps so much is finding a GOAL FRIEND! (Not girlfriend. Big difference ???? Though it might sound like that’s what I’m saying in the video, lol) Is there a friend or family member whoContinue reading “Girlfriends vs GoalFriends”

How to Stay Motivated During the Lockdown (my daily routine)

Working from home for a couple of weeks, as a lot of us originally thought this whole thing might go, is one thing… …being ordered to stay at home for weeks upon weeks, with no real end in sight, is another thing entirely. For me, it’s becoming very challenging. Staying motivated and positive – somethingContinue reading “How to Stay Motivated During the Lockdown (my daily routine)”

Daily Routine to Stay Focused, Positive, and Strong!

COVID-19 crisis is driving stress and worry through the roof. And being quarantined is not helping the situation. But we have to remember: this WILL end. Our lives have been flipped upside down, but it’s temporary. And it’s all for the greater good. One thing that can help tremendously with staying focused, positive, and strongContinue reading “Daily Routine to Stay Focused, Positive, and Strong!”

Injury Update + on Choosing to Stay Positive

If you’re following my email newsletter / blog posts / social media, you’ll remember I shared that I tore my pec going over a wall during the Spartan Ultra Beast in Lake Tahoe a couple of weeks ago. Initially they said it was a partial tear, and didn’t think it would require surgery. Now theyContinue reading “Injury Update + on Choosing to Stay Positive”

When is the best time to start a fitness program?

Maybe you want to lose 10 or 20 pounds of fat, gain some lean muscle, and just improve your overall condition. Maybe you’ve been thinking about it for quite a while now. You see a picture of yourself on Facebook, are a little disgusted, and that’s it. You decide – I’m going to start a new fitnessContinue reading “When is the best time to start a fitness program?”