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3 Simple Pilates Moves, courtesy of me and Premera

I had the privilege of being part of Premera’s recent effort to entice their members to try Pilates. Why would they want their members to try Pilates? Too many reasons to mention! Among other things, Pilates is great for: injury … Continue reading

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Next Health Challenge Group is open!

Nutrition, fitness, and support! • Daily check-ins using Beachbody’s Challenge Tracker app. • Anywhere-workout programs streamed via Beachbody On Demand • 28 Days of Healthy Focus! All participants are requested to use body-positive language. We celebrate the journey, not just … Continue reading

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No Self-Limiting Allowed

I had a spill on my bike last Saturday. The seat post stem freakishly sheared off while I was riding, which in itself wasn’t so bad. It was the fact that I took my eyes off the road to figure … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Exerciser’s Hangover

What is the one thing you do everyday that when you don’t do it, something in your being feels… off?  You probably have several things that just need to happen for daily life to feel… right.  Health and productivity guru … Continue reading

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Nothing Comes from Nothing: 5 Steps Toward Getting That Goal

I recently saw a sign that read: “EXCUSES Are for People Who Don’t WANT it Badly ENOUGH.” Wow.  That hit me hard.  It reminded me of a sports psychology lecture I attended at the World Spinning & Sport Conference in … Continue reading

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Are You All You Need?

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” — Oprah So here’s a guilty secret I have:  I thrive, absolutely shine, on the positive feedback I get from others. … Continue reading

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Load and Explode! What Plyometrics Can Do for You

You may have seen people jumping up and down off of boxes at your gym, or maybe there’s that person doing side to side “skater” leaps across the running path, or perhaps you’ve noticed more folks attempting to clap in … Continue reading

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Grey Days, Sunny Heart

I live in the Pacific Northwest, where we have a reputation for endless days of rain and grey skies. The joke around here is that the Seattle Rain Festival runs from January 1st to December 31st. While that is a … Continue reading

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