We made it to the new year! If you’re anything like me, you’re probably still adjusting back into real life while dusting off a trail of cookie crumbs, Christmas tree needles, and wrapping paper behind you.
If Santa ignored all those holiday gift guides you sent him, and your healthy wishlist remains unfulfilled, I have some ideas for some self-care gifts to treat yourself, and to help you transition into a healthy new year.
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If drinking more water and not taking yourself too seriously are your New Year’s Resolutions, you can kill two birds with one stone.
What gets measured gets managed. Yes, we all have the apps, but there is something refreshing about recording your progress with a pen and paper. Achieve all those New Year’s fit resolutions with a health-focused planner.
What you eat is as important as how you train. If you want to eat healthier and fuel your runs properly in the new year, this Runner’s World cookbook has got you covered.
If you need a boost of daily motivation to kick off the new year, try this run calendar to inspire you all year long.
If your new year’s resolution is to read more books, Atomic Habits will help you build sustainable, healthy habits in the new year. I’m reading this now and loving it! Kick those bad habits and build new habits to achieve all your goals in life.
If you are striving for moderation in the new year, this wine glass will help you balance running and wine.
I recap my fitness convention experiences at the IDEA personal trainer institute south in Dallas, TX; The good, the bad, and the sweaty.
We know how to life healthier, we just don’t always do it. Take my healthy lifestyle quiz and see how you score, then learn how to begin to bridge the gap between knowing and doing.
Try my easy to prepare spinach and turkey stuffed mushrooms for a quick and healthy meal.
Runners that strength train are stronger, faster and less prone to an injury. Try these six lower body exercises in my nine-week run stronger plan.
As an advocate for moderation in nutrition and fitness I can accept that moderation doesn’t work for everyone all the time. It’s important to keep an open mind and adjust your lifestyle choices based on your results. If moderation isn’t working for you, what else can you try? I believe in everything in moderation, including moderation. Try my five strategies to kick-start fat loss over the next 30 days.
Do you struggle with focus? You’re not alone. Too many goals, not enough time? Learn my framework for following one course until successful. Breaking your goals into small daily actions can help you achieve the results you desire.
If you are experiencing pain leading up to race day it can be a hard decision after months of training: To race or not to race? Take your ego and emotions out of it and ask yourself these questions to decide if you should race or rest.
If you want to run faster follow this 12-week speed work plan to progressively increase speed without increasing injury risk. Learn about the different types of speed work, how to perform them, and how to safely integrate them into your training schedule.
Often in our fitness journey we look for duct tape solutions to our problems, the weight loss pill, the quick fix, or the fad diet, instead of addressing the problem at the root. Learn to build a foundation of a healthy lifestyle for permanent results.
Check out my Spotify alternative rock running playlist for some motivation that will be music to your ears.