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Starting your fitness journey — do this BEFORE working out

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Possibility: “a thing that can be chosen or done out of several possible alternatives.” Your fitness journey is about so much more than moving your body. It’s about possibilities. And possibilities come from knowing where you are now, in this present moment. And that’s where the fitness journey begins.  Start your fitness journey where you are now One of the …

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Get Inspired with the Nine Types of Rest

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What’s your Enneagram number? Mine is 8. (From NineTypes.co: Eights are motivated by a need to protect themselves and to avoid vulnerability. They have a keen understanding of their own intuition, and they tend to trust their gut to lead them through life. They are truth-tellers and highly justice-oriented: they will always stick up for the underdog.) I feel I’m …

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How Meditation Helps Me in My Everyday

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If my younger self could see present me, I think she’d be mindblown. Especially to know that I’m an avid meditation practitioner — and that it’s helped me find peace as an adult. Meditation is something I was introduced to when I worked at lululemon in my late teens/early 20s. Working there exposed me to so many things that have …

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10 Reasons Walking is the Best Form of Exercise

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The other day while I was walking my dog, I started thinking about ways I could break down fitness into digestible steps for beginners. I’ve found that most people tend to build exercise into this huge event. It “requires” special clothes, you get sweaty, you need a place to do it and there is never enough time to get everything …

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How to: Tone your arms

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    Here we go. I’m about to give you a foolproof plan that I guarantee will give you toned, strong arms. If you follow these steps, your arms will 100% look like Michelle Obama’s, and you can call it a day!   I wish there was a simple formula that worked for everyone, but it’s not exactly that straightforward… …

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Abs Challenge Info

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I thought I would write a little blog post to hopefully give you a bit more info on why it is important to have strong abdominal muscles before you start this challenge. Beyond the aesthetic benefits of increased muscle tone in this area, strong abdominal muscles also generate strength, stability, and mobility needed to carry out everyday activities such as …