Posts tagged "inspiration"

A Little Inspiration To Keep You Moving...

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Let’s face it, changing your body and your life is hard… but it’s not impossible.  Some people have it harder than others, and this video is a great example of someone who overcame the odds to reclaim their life and their body.  What did he do?  He found a workout that he saw as doable... Read more »

Kia Kaha. Be Strong. Lessons I Learned That Can Be Applied For Success!

Kia Kaha.  Be Strong. Lessons I Learned That Can Be Applied For Success!
This past weekend I attended the certification for Body Pump.  I’ve gone through plenty of certifications, but I think this one is actually the hardest one I’ve ever done… for a number of reasons.  However, I learned and re-learned quite a few lessons and I want to take a moment to share my experience with... Read more »

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
“When the situation becomes difficult, the strong will work harder to meet the challenge.” Well, I’m back!  After a month of being almost constantly on the road I’m back with more stories of where I’ve been, what I’ve done, lessons I’ve learned, and also some great tips and stuff for you, as well! I want... Read more »
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Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 2

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 2
This week has really been focused on inspiration… finding those qualities that inspire you to be better, and finding the role models who inspire you to be better.  I’m continuing by sharing another one of my fitness role models with you all, in hopes that she may inspire some of you too. One of my... Read more »

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 1

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 1
To follow up yesterday’s post about determining what qualities your idols have, now it’s time to think about who your fitness role models are… I’m talking real people this time.  Over the past few years I’ve had many fitness role models, and I plan on spending a few blogs highlighting them, because maybe they will... Read more »

Superhero In Training...

Superhero In Training...
When I was a little girl I always looked up to strong female figures.  At the time, that figure was She-Ra and the various characters on She-Ra.  I was always inspired by warriors.  Just when things looked bleak, they seemed to pull through and win the fight.  As I got older, my sights started to... Read more »
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10 Great Reasons To Exercise And Eat Right

Motivation.  It’s pretty much the age-old reason why a lot of people don’t get on, or continue with, an exercise regime and healthy eating plan.  The main reason behind this, as I see it, is that people haven’t really taken the time to figure out what their strongest motivating factors are.  We spend a lot... Read more »

Step by Step

… and I’m not talking a New Kids on the Block song, here. I posted last week about a weekly challenge I was giving myself, and I said I would check in with you all this week to let you know how it went. Well, I will say that when I set the goals it... Read more »

Fear Is Choice. Are You Going To Give In?

Hello, ChicagoNow!  It’s been a while, I know.  Life has been keeping me quite busy, but I wanted to stop by to share a story with you that contains stuff you can apply to your fitness and weight loss journeys. I want to talk about fear and choice.  You know that being afraid of something... Read more »
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Beachbody's Summer of Success Tour Hits Chicago!

Chicago is one of the lucky cities to get a visit from the Beachbody Summer of Success National Tour.  Beachbody corporate is coming through town next weekend (September 24th & 25th) to share their vision with coaches in Chicago, as well as any other locals who want to attend as guests and become inspired to... Read more »