I recently had a friend in from LA who I grew up with. We went for a quick workout together – Crossfit style, and bumped into our very svelte mutual friend. Long story short we left inspired and motivated by all the growth and change our friend had experienced the last year. She’s visiting family for a bit and I’m going to visit her in … Continue reading Setting My Goals : Part I
When you do something that makes you feel uncomfortable there is always a lesson and opportunity to come out of it. If it doesn’t scare you in some way, you are not growing. I have a competition coming up this weekend (more on that later), and my mind is basically finding every reason on why I won’t be good enough to do well. Change the … Continue reading Finding My Own Courage
Some woman ask for jewellery or clothes, or shoes, or spa trips… for their birthdays. All very nice, and any of those would make me very happy. But when asked this year what I may have wanted for my birthday (in an effort to make life easier) I had only 1 thing on my list. I was a little bit hesitant, well because apparently zinc … Continue reading Iron Love
When you really work your butt off you eventually hit a high point for yourself, a peak so to speak. Amazing, great job, lets celebrate your accomplishments and then lets prepare mentally for the settling into the maintenance phase. A step very often forgotten. I was recently a victim! Someone get a tissue… The maintenance phase is where you should experience balance. Do not define … Continue reading A Peak? A High Point In Between Two Low Points!
I found this breakdown of what my exercise hours should look like from my favourite source of fitness and nutrition information http://www.precisionnutrition.com Look at the number of hours you work out per week, and then break down the hours you should be spending in resistance mode, HIIT, Active Recover, and my favourite the ‘Fun Stuff’. Keep these gems coming! Continue reading Oh Is This What I Should Be Doing?