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When you are ready to get into action, and TAKE CHARGE of your fitness, happiness, and health, here are some great places to start. Most of all- Have fun, and take it step by step!

Is Grunting Really Necessary?

You’ve certainly seen and heard them, those people at the gym who grunt really loud when they are working out – You might wonder, is that what I have to do to get a great workout? NO! Please don’t, unless of course you enjoy grunting, or it helps to motivate you. Instead, look for something […]

The Two letter word that is keeping you stuck

Don't Stop what you're doing

You hear it all the time- I remind my clients of this all the time, (I remind myself too!) “You have to know how to say ‘no’.” Kindly. Firmly. As a complete sentence. This works when you are trying to regain balance in your life, or to just begin to get a handle on the […]

Core Strength + Great Posture = Energy

How you carry your body determines a lot when it comes to your energy. Great posture means your body can move as it was designed to move, rather than fighting against un-natural positioning. This video gives you three great moves to tap into your core strength. Go through the whole video, working up to 2-3 […]

TMI and taking action

Okay, wow!  If you’ve spent more than a minute on the internet, you know that there are no fewer than 6,000 ‘proven’ ways to (insert anything here)… It’s enough to make you feel like you better do some more research before you commit to actually doing anything. And that, right there, just may be what’s […]

Setting the pace

Watching the Olympics was inspiring. Seeing new records for speed and strength; as well as heartbreaking falls and courageous acts of sportmanship. One of the most remarkable races I watched was the 15 year old(!!) American swimmer Katie Ledecky set the pace for the 800 m freestyle.  She went so incredibly fast- the entire time. […]

The (Funny) Secret to Effortless Weight loss: part 3

When was the last time you laughed? Not a polite chuckle, but a good ole’ belly laugh that leaves your belly hurting and tears in your eyes? And what does this have to do with weight loss? – Turns out- a lot. While laughing may not stack up toe-to-toe with other forms of exercise on […]

5 Tips for Cleansing without losing your mind

Cleansing is awesome. There is a sense of freedom and lightness that comes from letting go of habits that aren’t helping you, extra weight, and helping your body get rid of toxins. As a busy mom, wife and entrepreneur, I find that going at a gentle pace with my cleansing serves me better than doing […]

Will just doing what you can make a difference?

I’m not sure about you, but my to-do list gets a little long… And by long, I mean Rapunzel’s braid long.  Kind of makes me want to throw it out the window like Rapunzel did with her braid 😀 Having a list like that can be overwhelming. So can starting a hard-core diet, or an […]

Get Fit for your Adventure

Are you Ready for your Ride? Last week brought beautiful waves, and a wind that allowed us to enjoy beautiful smooth rides.  As a surfer on Maui, it was about as good as it gets. Whatever your sport is, are you keeping yourself in condition, so that when it all lines up, you can enjoy […]

Multi-task much?

As moms, as women, as entrepreneurs, our lives are filled with demands. Phone calls to make, laundry to wash, to-do lists to do, walks to take, it goes on and on… We think it’s useful to be doing 5 things at once.  Of course we can make dinner, write an article, and answer the phone […]