Our bodies are so important and so incredible! They get us through the long days, carry us around, and maintain our health. The body is also a signal for when our bad habits are getting in the way of health - our physical and psychological health. It truly is so important to take the best … Continue reading Be grateful for and toward your body.
It can be hard to feel grateful for exercise, because people do not always love exercise! I challenge you this mid-week day to consider thinking of exercise as something to be grateful for! Remind yourself how fortunate you are to have the ability to exercise. Think of that friend or loved one battling illness, a … Continue reading Grateful to exercise.
Whether you love working out, or rather dread the idea, having a plan is key to finding the time, working on the areas you'd like in terms of fitness, and gaining the mental energy, focus, and excitement for the workout. It is also a time of self-care and self-reflection to sit down and think about … Continue reading Plan your workouts…
I do this type of workout in my free time, while watching television, and especially when injured and have to modify. When I began this journey I injured my knee quite badly. Old me would have given up, but motivated me - at 225 pounds - kept up with these type of leg strengthening workouts … Continue reading Body weight workout.
For me, when I am in the habit of morning workouts is when I am most successful. I have learned myself over the years of this journey, and I know if I wait until the end of the day I am more likely to miss a workout than actually do it. It doesn't mean getting … Continue reading Morning workout habit.