In 2015 I decided to start setting mantras instead of resolutions for the new year. When I dug deep to find the mantra for 2016, New Experiences came to me. On my blog I tell you all about my new experiences for the year. Many of them are fitness/adventure related like the two featured today. We are closing in on the new year already (omg!!!) and I’ve done a very poor job keeping up with my blog and sharing my new experiences with you.… Read more
As you may recall last year in 2015 I decided to start setting mantras instead of resolutions or goals for the new year. 2015 was the year of No Fear. It went smashingly. When I dug deep to find the mantra for 2016, Experience came to me. It’s sort of a continuation of no fear, to experience brand new things that either I’ve always wanted to do or that I never thought about doing but would be interesting, fun, and enriching in some way. … Read more
I’m super excited to announce the details for my next yoga, fitness, wellness retreat! Last year’s retreat in Bali was a huge success so I’ve decided to offer a retreat every fall partnered with some of the best fitness/yoga/wellness professionals I know! This time I’ve kept it closer to home and shorter to allow more people to attend. Many people expressed last year they couldn’t travel too far and many couldn’t take a whole week off from work and family. So here you go!… Read more
So this was a pretty good week. I turned 36 on Wednesday. I started the day with a yoga class and pondered growing older. In this photo I’m standing next to a tree that my father planted in our front yard when I was about 6 years old. I’ve watched it grow to be the biggest tree in our whole neighborhood. It literally takes my breathe away when I look up at it, it’s so huge (and I kind of worry about the safety of our house if a big storm came!!).… Read more
Oops, I’m a day late on your weekly workout! A lot has happened this week! The newest issue of Definition Fitness Magazine launched! This issue is very exciting and features some of the most inspiring vegans I have ever met! More details can be found here. I hope you will subscribe or pick up this issue!
Now onto our workout today! I run you through one round of this circuit interval training workout. You just need one set of dumbbells (probably bigger than the ones I used depending on your strength).… Read more
Alright friends! I’m dog sitting and was able to record a few workout videos. Yay!
This one is to help you develop definition in your arms and shed that stubborn “wing” fat. For awhile, Michelle Obama’s arms were an icon across social media. She got those arms lifting weights. Not spending hours on the treadmill. If you want shapely arms you have to build muscle to create the shape. A permanent cure for the “wings” is to lift weights. That’s just the way it is folks.… Read more