Create a Ripple


Ever hear of a ‘keystone habit’? Keystone habits are small changes or activities that people introduce into their life or daily routine that unintentionally carry over into other aspects of their life; they have a ripple effect and spill into other parts of their lives. This ripple effect ends up creating lots of unintended and […]

Fit and Toned- Free Weights or Machines?


The age old question! Do I use machines, cables, free weights, or the often forgotten and neglected body weight to get in shape? The answer is “YES!” You use all of them. To what extent you incorporate each into your fitness focus depends upon your level of fitness and individualized personal goals. Machines are great, […]

Legs! Fast and Furious!


Thought I would share my fast and furious leg workout with you. I promised I would! When I say fast and furious I am not talkin’ about the moves. The moves are done at a moderate speed, maintain good form, and move with intention. The idea for this workout is to move fast enough from […]

Of Fitness and Food- Maximize for Success


Sundays at my house always resemble me as a well organized (relitively speaking) vacation planner packing for a week long journey. Sundays in my house for the most part are both a loving disciplined ritual and a routine. Food prepping, laundry, exercise plans……When you come down to it, each week is in and of itself […]

The Power of Clean


Here we are! 2013! I love the start of any new year, always filled goals and energy and promise. If at any one time we as people felt empowered to “do it all”, this is the time. For the last two years I have been blessed to be trained by Jen Hendershott. I never had […]

It’s All About the Math


Perseverance for me is by far the most important factor in determining the amount of joy and success you will achieve from your workout plan.  I am talking about results not only at the gym, but results in your life. Success in life and in the gym is not about how talented you are, about […]

Leading our Souls (Part One)


Remember way back when, when you were little and young and ready conquer the world? – Or at least determined enough to take on your own little neighborhood. We were ready to go out and prove to the world that we could take on and do anything we wanted to! How many times did we […]