Welcome to the final “Workout Wednesday” of 2018. Each week I share a new running or strength training for runners workout. As we close out the year, I’ve recapped the 10 most popular workouts and exercises shared in 2018. If you missed these the first time around, I hope you will check it out and try something new in 2019.
Happy New Year, friends! I hope you’re making plans for a fun and successful 2019.
If you’ve plateaued in your workout performance or strength gains, progressive overload may be the missing link. Your body adapts to the training demands you place on it. If you don’t give your body a new reason to adapt (get stronger and faster) then it won’t. In this blog post learn how to create a progressive overload so that you continually see progress as a result of your workouts.
I turned to CBD oil to manage minor aches and pains, and because I heard it could decrease symptoms of anxiety and depression. Turns out CBD and hemp oil made me feel emotionally worse. While CBD oil was not the miracle cure for me like it seems to be for so many others, I discovered another way to naturally manage for anxiety and depression: diet and exercise.
Is there a secret to workout motivation? In this edition of Flashback Friday we review how to get motivated to exercise and discuss the five real reasons you don’t work out. Spoiler alert: It’s not time.
Is your inner dialogue giving you confidence to work hard and achieve your goals or is it holding you back? I was made aware that my self talk wasn’t all as positive as I thought. Learn how I am working to change my inner voice for better results.
There’s a big difference between following your bliss, and following your blisters towards bliss. Learn how to pursue hard goals of personal fulfillment without getting discouraged.
If you’re not assessing, you’re guessing. Learn how to take accurate body measurements to track progress towards your health and fitness goals. The scale doesn’t tell the whole story, body measurements can reveal non-scale victories.
This week on the blog we are talking all about non-scale victories; alternative ways to measure progress in your health and fitness journey. Try these nine fitness tests, note your scores, and retest after several weeks of training. Improvements in your fitness do not always show up on the scale, sometimes they show in your performance.
If the scale isn’t budging, don’t give up, you may be experiencing positive results that aren’t reflected in your scale weight. In this blog post learn why the scale doesn’t matter and five ways to measure results without the scale. Focus on non-scale victories to remove the frustrations from your fat loss journey.
I reviewed five popular health & fitness apps to highlight the benefits of each and warn you of the potential pitfalls so you get the best results from downloading these apps.
Do you need a digital intervention? Too much screen time can lead to health problems, poor relationships, and diminished focus. In this blog post I suggest ten ways to decrease your screen time for a healthier balance. Don’t worry, I won’t take away your run selfies or Instagram meals.