Strength in Numbers

I had a great conversation the other day on why group classes are so valuable, even for the most disciplined. Group classes are more then the loud music, “Metcon” workouts and shouts of encouragement from your coaches. Working out with a…

It's OK to Rest

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Lately I’ve had some difficulty mustering up the motivation to get my workouts in each week. Not sure if it’s the weather, the craziness of schedules or the aches/pains I have been experiencing. I have been known to have that frantic…

Simplicity

The older I get, the more I admire simplicity. With my eldest child entering high school this year, lots of emotions have come to the surface. It has pushed me to reevaluate how I spend my time and what is truly important to me. Simplicity…

Huddle Up, It's Half-Time

July marks the mid-point of our year. It’s HALFTIME! For many July is just another month filled with work, errands, to-do-lists and other life demands. Summer brings with it vacation mode, a shift in attitude but also weeks of leave, shorts…

Are You Ready for a Coach?

I know in my own life the happiest and most successful I have been is when I decided to hire a coach. If you are new to the concept, know that it feels scary at first. You are spending money and time on yourself AND asking for help (something…

Keep Your Hydration in Mind

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Let the celebrations begin!! Over the next few day’s many people will be celebrating our nation’s birthday with BBQs, beach trips and firework displays. But if you’re not careful, a fun 4th can turn dangerous quick. Dehydration makes…

Staying Fit While Enjoying Summer

July 4th🇺🇸 is almost here which means summer is in FULL swing. Just like there are seasons of weather there are seasons with your health and fitness. Here in the Mid-west summer brings the biggest shift for most: There is less structure…

Nutrition on the Go!

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So it’s that time of year where I spend more time in the car and sleeping in hotel beds rather than my own on Saturdays. I would not change it for the world, as I truly love watching my kids play sports but it can be challenging at times. So…

CPM Get In Fat Burning Shape ..

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A lot of us are not that fond of doing tons of cardio to try to stay fit and trim. What if you didn’t have to do a ton to get the results that you want? Here are some great exercises that we will use this week to turn us in to a lean mean…