Plan for the Holidays

Let’s face it, we knew this time of the year would be here before we knew it. AND HERE IT IS! Technically, we can look at this amazing time of the year as a 6-week period from Thanksgiving to New Years. And what a fun time of the year it is!?! This is a time to celebrate your family, friends, and what you are thankful in this wonderful world. It is also a time to…

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The Butterfly Effect of Fitness and Health

“It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly’s wings can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world.” – Chaos Theory ​​ We make hundreds of simple, seemingly small decisions every single day. While some are clearly life changing, the majority of our decisions and actions seem to have a direct, small effect.Today as I was telling my 3 year old son that I had to leave for work, he…

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3 Reasons Why You Continue to Fail at Being Fit

      Since the advent of the internet we live in a world where information is just a click away.  If you want a new workout routine you can just find one on Pinterest. You want a new diet you can get one from the hundreds of fitness sites that will give you the low down on anything from Keto to carb cycling. Yet, why do so many people find it so hard to achieve…

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Balance

Have you ever tried riding a unicycle blindfolded while juggling a tennis ball, bowling pin, and chainsaw? Assuming most of us haven’t performed in a circus, the answer would be no. However, life can be very similar to this act. Finding balance is the base of success for both the juggling act and life itself. In both scenarios, things will start to fall apart without balance, both literally and figuratively. We are pulled in a…

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Timeless Tradeoffs

This world, especially in the western society, seems to be defined by time. Everything that we do, and do not do is constrained by time. Time will rule our life unless we wield our personal power to take responsibility for convincing the clock to work in our favor. ​ I want to be more physically fit; I want to be healthier; I want to compete in an athletic event. We have all had this conversation…

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The Power of Choice

Choice. Something we were given and are repeatedly given every single day. Choice. From the most valuable moment in our lives to our most fundamental needs as human beings, we are impacted by the choices we make. When we open our eyes as the sun begins to greet us, we have the choice to turn off that alarm clock to begin our day or hit snooze to rest just a little bit longer. We have…

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