To copy the wise marketers of Almond Joy…

Sometimes you feel like a workout, sometimes you don’t.

Yesterday morning, as my boot campers zombied their way into class (it’s 6:30am after all), I could feel an air of dread. A few of them just weren’t feeling it, but they somehow had dragged themselves out of bed, into their workout clothes, and managed to drive to the gym.

Yes, -zombied- is a real verb. The act of being a zombie. I am certain it is in Webster or the Oxford Dictionary. After all words like Po-Po and Guyliner have made it in. What the hell is guyliner?


Moving on…

So a few ladies zombied in and openly told me they just weren’t feeling it. Wednesdays are tough.

Then, someone asked me if there were ever days when I felt like skipping a workout.
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The Kettlebell Encyclopedia: 30 Of The Best Kettlebell Exercises {Gifs}

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30 kettlebell exercises

There are times that I get in a workout rut. Feeling as if I use the same exercises over and over again. Oh, look… squats AGAIN. The truth is, that doing the same moves over and over again is one of the major reasons, if not the #1 reason, for a plateau. Not to mention […]

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. Like always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Prepare for a picture-rific post! As you may have gathered from yesterday, I didn’t set a new PR (personal record) for the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon like I had hoped. To be honest, I knew going […]

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Death By Kettlebells: SPOOKtacular Kettlebell Challenge

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I adore this time of the year. After months of heat and humidity, the overcast skies of October are actually calming. It’s as if October knows we want, no, need a moment to rest and catch our breath. Almost forcing us to curl up on the couch with a good book or movie as our […]

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I love getting gifts but I REALLY love giving. And today… Today, I am giving one of you a pretty sweet gift basket. Let’s just say it’s a few of my favorite things.

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The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Federation of Quebec Maple Producers. All opinions expressed are my own. If I told you that the first time I had real Canadian maple syrup, it was probably about 2 years ago, would you believe me? Well, sadly it’s true. In our house growing […]

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How To Plan A Successful Long Run: The Time I Ran 20 Miles

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how to run 20 miles

Hello there! How’s life? So let’s just get straight to the point today… If you follow me on Instagram (if you’re not, why?) you may have seen that I ran 20 miles this past weekend. This was by far a new distance record for me. In fact, it beat my previous record by 5 miles. […]

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A Letter From A Woman To Her Cellulite

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Dearest Cellulite, Will you ever go away? For the past decade, I have done nothing but cringe at the thought of you. Every workout I’ve done, I’ve done with the hope that it will demolish you. That it would cause you to fade away into the darkness, never to surface again. I can’t tell you […]

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Spooktacular Confessions Of A Personal Trainer

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spooktacular confessions of a trainer

It’s October! Well, I know I am a little behind on my confessions but that’s only because I wanted to make them extra special this month. October is my 2nd favorite month (behind December). I love the cooler temps, the crispness of the mornings and of course Halloween. Over the years, Halloween has become bigger […]

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