Monday Motivation


Motivation can be difficult on Mondays this time of year. It's cold and your resolutions or goals may have fallen by the wayside by now.  The cold weather is enough to keep me indoors all winter long, not just on a random Monday.  We were in Missouri last week.  So

Hydration is Necessary!

We always hear about hydration and water intake.  How much? How often?  Should we wait till thirsty?  These are just a few of the questions that come when hydration is a topic of conversation. Summer is usually the time where worry more about our water intake.  However, proper hydration is

Can Fear be a Motivator?


Fear is our brain's way of protecting us by telling us to STOP what we're about to do.  Our first reaction is to run away to save ourselves from the perceived threat.  However, it's important to evaluate why we're feeling afraid.  There are many situations that make our brain react

Why Drink Shakeology


Shakeology is one of the more popular shakes on the market.  It's no secret that I've been a Team Beachbody coach for a few years.  The accountability that being a coach offers is amazing.  Not to mention the products work.  But, of course, you need to use them properly.  Shakeology

Never Miss a Monday

Never Miss a Monday

It's important to never miss a Monday during your fitness journey.  Sure, rest days are encouraged and necessary.  But Monday should not be the day you miss.  Mondays have a reputation for being a crappy day.  So this makes more acceptable to relax after a 'case of the Mondays'.  Or

Clean Living Series: Deodorants


Welcome to Week Two of our Clean Living Series.  We're talking deodorants.  While at the personal care aisle, you'll see a seemingly endless choice of deodorants and antiperspirants.  When overhauling your personal care products, it's important to look at labels, just like with your diet.  In the last few years, there

Little Things

little things

Little things have a huge impact when lot when it comes to gratitude.  We easily express gratitude for the bigger, obvious things (the perfect house, luxury car, boat, etc.) when it comes to talking about things to be grateful for.  All too often, we forget to acknowledge and appreciate the

Gym Bag Essentials

gym bag

What you keep in your gym bag can help you succeed in your fitness journey.  The "perfect" gym bag is stocked with your gym essentials, but small enough to fit in the gym locker.  You also want to pack light.  Dragging a 50lb bag on your commute is no fun!



Superfoods are everywhere! Actually, I haven't heard the term too much lately.  But, fear not, superfoods still exist.  While there's no official definition of superfood, it's safe to say we can all agree that superfoods provide high levels of vitamins and minerals.  These foods can make you more energetic, fight

Best Week Ever

Best Week Ever

Best Week Ever...No.  I'm not talking about the TV show! I'm talking about YOU having the best week.  Mondays are usually the red-headed stepchild of the week.  Since Monday happens every week, we might as well make the best of it.  Keep in mind, prepping for Monday morning doesn't guarantee