How to Stay Fit Without it Taking Over Your Life

How to Stay Fit Without it Taking Over Your Life

We’ve all been there before, right? Those times when you have great intentions of getting in shape. You start the week with a positive mindset, and decide to make fitness a priority. You are going to get in shape, and stay fit for the rest of your life. Once the week gets going though, you … Read More

Snow Day Workout: Burn Calories with No Equipment

Snow Day Workout: Burn Calories with No Equipment

This winter has brought us nearly all types of weather here in West Michigan. From sub zero temperatures, to snow, rain, ice, and even humidity – we’ve had it all. As we progress into the depths of winter, our snow day likelihood increases. Whether or not your work/school officially has a snow day, some days … Read More

What Happened When I Didn’t Workout for 10 Days

What Happened When I Didn’t Workout for 10 Days

I don’t know about you, but I am definitely still recovering from the holidays. The past month has flown by in the blink of an eye. I swear we were just transitioning from Thanksgiving to Christmas, and now all of a sudden it’s 2018! The past 6 weeks have been wonderful. Magical, even. The holidays … Read More

How to Make (and Keep!) a New Year’s Fitness Resolution

How to Make (and Keep!) a New Year’s Fitness Resolution

Have I mentioned yet how much I love this time of year? The refreshing feeling of a brand new year is one of my absolute favorites. The nostalgia of reflecting over the past 365 days mixed with the anticipation of the upcoming year is a great combination. Those feelings often lead us to a place … Read More

The Best Warm Up Exercises and Stretches for Running

The Best Warm Up Exercises and Stretches for Running

After completing my first marathon, I found myself in the physical therapist’s office attempting to regain movement in my right knee. While running a marathon is certainly a physical challenge in itself, most runners are still able to recover on their own after completing the race. I, on the other hand, wound up needing a … Read More

August Favorites!

August Favorites!

The last day of each month and the first day of the next are definitely my favorite posts to write! I love looking back through everything that happened during the past month, and giving myself the reality check of looking through the goals I set on the first day. This month was truly a whirlwind, … Read More