Fall Online Fitness Challenge (10 Days)

We could all use a little motivation with the summer over and the fall upon us, and now that the madness of the Back to School rush is over, we can settle in and do a few things for ourselves. Let's keep this blog post short and simple, so we can spend more time working on your program for the 10 days. Is there a cost? Yes, but it's minimal. $10 for the ENTIRE ten days! That's right, your health is worth $10. Spending $1/day on a your fitness should be more than reasonable. The other rea...

Exercise While Camping

squats exercise while camping
I have always loved being outdoors. And it's no secret that I love working-out, too. Camping and spending more time in nature helps clear my mind and an effective way to de-stress. That's why I couldn't pass up a chance to do two of my favorite de-stressing activities at the same time. Exercise while camping is the way to do it! Imagine working-out while hearing the tranquil natural sounds of chirping birds, rustling leaves, or splashing water. Being surrounded by nature does wonders for my m...

Reducing Teacher Stress

Reduce stress for teachers
Are you a stressed out teacher that could use some help? Do you feel like you never have time for yourself? Are you always putting yourself last? We know how you feel. Meal prep, haha that's funny. Working out? Make me laugh some more. And finding time to reduce stress in your life doesn't even seem like an option let alone a reality. Read on if this is you, and watch the video below because as a full time teacher for 8 years Dorothy Keith knows exactly where you are, because she was there...

20 Minute Low Impact Workout

Side Lunges 20 Minute Low Impact Workout
Are you tired of all the jumping and hopping when following a certain workout routine? Jumping is considered a high-impact exercise because it helps you lose fat and burn calories faster. Whilst intense workouts are ideal for some people, it's not for everyone, especially for those who have weak joints.  Many people still believe that exercise has to be agonizing in order to reap benefits. Well, it doesn't always have to be. A 20-minute low-impact workout allows you to reap the same benef...

Airport Workout in Minutes

We thought it might be fun to do a workout for you at the airport. It always seems like we have lots of time to kill at the airport so why not get in an airport workout in minutes. This is a fun workout, and shows what we believe in as we're always talking about working out wherever you go! The truth is, if working out is part of your lifestyle it doesn't matter where you are or what you're doing, you'll find a way to make it happen. Using your body as the machine, gives you the ability to...

Chocolate Peppermint Protein Smoothie

https://youtu.be/EmdM1CSXn4U This festive and delicious Chocolate Peppermint Protein Smoothie combines Complete Truth Protein Powder, a banana,  cacao powder, maple syrup and a touch of peppermint extract to wow your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied and reenergized! Ingredients 8-12 oz almond milk 2 frozen banana 2 tablespoons cacao powder 1 tablespoon maple syrup or 1 date  1 drop peppermint essential oil OR 2 teaspoons peppermint extract  1 cup baby spinac...

Full Body Beach Workout While on Vacation

https://youtu.be/gKcyo6ejteo This Full Body Beach Workout While on Vacation is perfect while you are traveling to a tropical area. All you need is sand, palm trees and a little ocean to complete this one! Honestly though, you can do this Full Body Beach Workout While on Vacation anywhere. You don't need equipment, other than maybe a yoga mat for comfort. You only need a small space and you can get this done in 20-30mins of your time. And if you're away on vacation, get up a little early an...

Benefits of a Foam Roller

There are so many benefits of a foam roller, in fact I believe in them so much I feel everyone should have one and use it at least 3 times a week if not more, depending on how active you are. In this post I'm going to talk about prevention, how to stay injury free, how to use a foam roller, the easy and convenience of using your foam roller as a prop and how to get a great full body workout in! Convenience of a foam roller  It can be difficult to get to the gym, we all know what it's li...

Listen to Your Body

listen to your body
My confession this morning is that I didn’t wake up for a workout, in fact I contributed to the cancelation of it (if not caused it :)), rolled over and went back to sleep. This makes me feel terribly guilty, I suppose it’s much the same as over indulging in treats, or snacks and then feeling horrible about it for hours, days or weeks after. I always tell those I’m working with that deal with heavy guilt on a regular basis, ‘that guilt does more damage than the actual action’ (of snacking in ...

Tighten up your glutes and hamstrings

tighten up your glutes and hamstrings
Got time for a less than 3-minute workout? Looking to tighten up your gluten and hamstrings? I know you've been sitting there for a long time in front of your computer probably posting and pinning those 5-minute workouts you've all been dreaming/wanting/aching to do but got no to do it. Remember, “Every journey begins with a single step.” So if you are taking on a journey to optimal health, to a sound mind and body, don't be afraid to take that first step. Every accomplishment starts with the de...