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My 5 workout gear essentials

My 5 workout gear essentials

Getting the the right mindset to workout and push yourself can be difficult enough, so having a few key pieces of the right workout “gear” can make that decision easier. I truly think less is more when it comes to exercise accessories. I don’t have a lot of fancy gadgets, but here are a few … Continue reading

How often should you change your workout?

How often should you change your workout?

Is that treadmill plan not delivering results? Are you consistently weight training but seeing no new muscle gains? We have all heard and maybe experienced hitting a plateau in our fitness plan. Plateaus are very frustrating since we are still working  just as hard as before but with fewer or no results. Unfortunately, this is … Continue reading

Celebrate your goals! – big and small

Celebrate your goals! – big and small

A lot of times it is hard for us celebrate “small accomplishments” when we are focused on the journey to our “big” accomplishment. In weight loss and fitness the big goal can seem so far away. It is so important to be proud of our day to day goals. Completing your workout for the day … Continue reading

Exercise is not enough!

During a grueling (or not so grueling) workout have you ever thought ” I am going to lay around the rest of the day after this is over. I have earned it”? I have thought that myself and acted upon it at times! It seems that our daily workouts may not be the only key … Continue reading

Tracking your resting heart rate

Ever thought about tracking your resting heart rate? RHR is a great way to track how your fitness level is improving. An average heart rate for a healthy person can range from 60-100 beats/min. An athlete can have a heart rate in the 40’s. In fact, Miguel Indurain, a cyclist, had a RHR of 28! … Continue reading