Are You Engaged?

Happy First Friday! Technically we still have over a month before Summer is here, but May has always marked the beginning of the summer season. Today is supposed to have a high of 81º and you can bet we will be getting outside for some sunshine fun. How about you? Well since summer is on... Continue Reading →

Dance for Fitness

Good morning, everyone! How has the first week of March been treating you? For today's First Friday Fitness, I want to talk about Dancing. I love dance. I have been a dancer since I was eleven years old and it was through dance that I became physically strong. It's because of dance that I now... Continue Reading →

3 Exercises for a Healthy Heart.

Good morning! How is your day going? It's the first Friday of February and you know what that means. Yep, a health and fitness post. Since it's the heart month, I'm going to be showing some love for our cardiovascular system by giving you three exercises for a healthy heart and why I recommend them.... Continue Reading →

The Rules of Self-Esteem

Can I talk about self-esteem today? It seems like everywhere there is an outcry to "Be yourself" and a general attitude of "Don't care what other people think of you, just be happy." Which is great and all, but all of these declarations that are supposed to encourage a positive self-esteem and self-image also come... Continue Reading →

Back to the Beginning

What first inspired you to pursue exercise? Was it a picture of yourself or someone else? A book? Or perhaps it was a diagnosis you received? While I hope it wasn't the last one, it is unfortunately a reality for many people. Whatever it was, is it time to revisit that initial motivation? Being healthy... Continue Reading →

It’s Okay to Rest.

I have been a start-stop-start-again-er when it comes to working out. Because of this horrible habit, I was determined that this round I was not going to stop. At all. No days of rest. I was too afraid that I would get back in that lull of Oh I'll just workout harder tomorrow. Only when... Continue Reading →

The Four Week Challenge

I am all up for challenging myself. Between paying attention to my body for health and dance reasons, I know it pretty well. I know what it is capable of doing and what it's not. With that in mind, every month I've added a few exercises to my routine that I knew would challenge me.... Continue Reading →

Just Breathe

Until a few years ago I had a bad little habit of not breathing when working out. Whether it was executing a simple crunch or something that really needed my concentration, I would hold my breath. The only time it seemed like I was breathing through something was when I was stretching. That all changed... Continue Reading →

May Workout Routine

It's May and I am so excited for this month's workout routine. All this week I've been struggling with almost zero motivation to workout. I have hit that time period that often leads to me quitting any solo workouts. I am determined to make this time different. What motivates you to keep going? Does it... Continue Reading →

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