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Go with your heart

Today has been a good day. I wasn't sure what I wanted to blog about today so I almost passed on writing a blog post today...until I had a moment when working out. I went to a cycle class today...and I didn't teach it. And you know what? It felt good. My hamstring is kind [...]

Happy Friday y'all.  I don't know about you but I'm glad it's Friday.  I've been really busy at work so life has been a bit hectic this week.  It hasn't been a bad week at all, but it hasn't been the best week of my life either...it's just a week! Yesterday I did have a [...]

Give group fitness a try.

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I'm still trying to get in the swing of things.  I don't know I just feel off this week.  I haven't been hungry and I've been a little tired.  Maybe it's because it's a million degrees outside.  All I know is, I'm just trying to stay hydrated! When I'm feeling down in [...]

Happy Friday everyone!  This has been the LONGEST short week of my life.  I've been finding it hard to push through this week so I'm definitely glad to have made it to Friday.  I wanted to share some of my highlights from the week.  Sadly, I don't have many HIGHlights but there are a few. [...]

The truth is: I'm not fancy. People have asked me several times where I get my workout clothes, especially when I was plus size. I have to be honest. I get most of my workout clothes from Walmart. Even though I work out A LOT, I can't justify spending so much money on clothes that [...]

I'm not expert but I had to figure a couple of things out on my own. (Always remember to consult your physician before starting a new diet and/or workout routine.) I wanted to share with you some of my personal rules for strength training. Incorporating strength training into your fitness routine will only make you [...]

My favorite graduate school professor told me "knowledge is power but people don't want to pay for that power." Paying for information doesn't necessarily mean a monetary exchange, sometimes is a time exchange too. Hearing that statement changed my world and continues to influence how I look at things now. I want to preface this [...]

I'm excited for a couple of things coming up, but for me to really enjoy those things I have to be healthy and strong.  I've got Marine Corps Marathon in October and I never thought I would have the chance to run that race so I want to make sure I make it through all [...]

At the beginning of the summer Willie started this water drinking thing because he felt like he wasn't getting enough.  He started doing it so of course I jumped on it too.  I just didn't use that annoying app that has reminders to drink all the time.  (Truth: Every time that sucker went off I [...]

Happy August everyone!  It's the start of a new month which means anything is possible.  Start thinking about the things you hope to accomplish this month. Yesterday was my momma's birthday!  It was kind of a chill day for her.  My  momma likes to celebrate occasions with food which is hard for Willie and I [...]