THE MOVEMENT

What Fitness Community Do You Identify With

How you identify yourself says a lot. Without a strong sense of identity, we tend to flutter and bounce from thing to thing without much consequence, much like the feather in Forrest Gump (greatest movie of all time by the way). Our identity gives us security and...

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A Role Model of Healthy Living for Your Kids

They sure do tell you many things before you have kids but one thing I can’t seem to remember hearing was that that somebody would ALWAYS be watching me from here on out. I’m sure it was told to me and I’m also sure I shrugged...

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Overwhelmed, Underperforming & Stressed. Back to the Basics

A few of the people in the health and fitness world I follow have been pushing a return to the basics. Seems counterintuitive at first but the more I have thought about it, the more I am working to move towards de-complexing things.  The argument is...

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Can Eating Together Make You Healthier?

Farm to Table. Sounds fantastic.  Makes you feel good about eating at the restaurants that claim this way of bringing you closer to the farm from which the food came.  I can personally say I would get a tad smug knowing that I ate from a...

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Are You Living a Life True to Yourself?

Today I wanted to make you question how you do life.  I think it’s important that we do this from time to time.  It is pretty easy to get into the rut of monotony: wake up, go to work, come home to watch tv, go to...

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The Most Underrated Tool to Living Fit

Sleep is the most underrated tool you have in your wellness arsenal. When you neglect your capacity to get quality, restful sleep, you disrupt your ability to live a truly healthy life. Not getting enough sleep? You are probably dealing with: Weight Gain Problems Losing Weight ...

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Healthy living starts in the Kitchen

It is referred to as the heart of the home.  The kitchen. Ground zero for the war on healthy living.  It is where food is prepared, or it's not.  It is where food is stored.  It's where people gather during get togethers.  It is pretty important. ...

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6 Foods To Help Cure Joint Pain

Yes, you can eat your way to less pain. That is not a dream but a reality. I enjoy food. Really, that is an understatement. I LOVE food! So to tell me I can eat food and that could potentially help me heal my body?...

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Evolution is inevitable. Change is important.

For exactly 9 years and 6 months, my gym has been known as West U Fitness (West University Place is the community we’re located in). To be honest, I never truly liked the name, but I had to get something quick and I’m not that...

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Secret to a Better Nights Sleep: Foam Rolling

What is one thing we always need more of but never seem to get enough?  Sleep! With a 2 month old, I can say I did not realize how much I appreciated a full nights rest until now.  So, what little precious snooze time we do get...

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