My First Barre Experience

Let’s Head to the Barre Believe it or not, but I have never done a barre workout before!  I figured it was about time to try one out, so I went to YouTube to see what was out there!  Most of the popular barre workouts were by PopSugar Fitness so I was a little nervous […]

My New Daily Mantra

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I Can Do Hard Things This phrase came up a couple of times last week for me.  It initially popped up as an empowering statement in the first grader that I babysit’s online school.  Then, I came across it again in the most recent book I am reading (Untamed by Glennon Doyle).  I find it […]

10-Minute Videos to Create a Full Cardio Workout

On Wednesdays, I work from home I hope you read that like Mean Girls’ “on Wednesday, we wear pink” quote.  Anyway, my point is sometimes those days get long standing in front of my computer all day.  Don’t get me wrong, I take breaks, but often times they aren’t movement breaks.  Anyone else working from […]

Hamilton’s Advice For Daily Exercise

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Who else has Hamilton playing in their head?! Seriously, pretty much 24/7, Hamilton songs are playing in my head.  Today I was thinking about writing about choosing ‘when’ you want to exercise, not ‘if’.  As I was thinking, one of the lyrics from Hamilton popped into my head.  The one where he says “it’s not […]

Blogilates’ Three Levels of Pilates Ab Workouts

In case you missed it… Blogilates (an extremely popular fitness YouTuber) recently uploaded a series of 3 Pilates Ab Workouts.  They are broken up into levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced.  Naturally, I decided to do all three in a row and write about it.  Which resulted in this post on Blogilates’ Three Levels of Pilates […]

Tips for Building an Exercise Habit

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Happy Monday! I want to discuss tips for building an exercise habit because this weekend, I started another new book: Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin Building Habits This book focuses on one of my strange fascinations: habits.  I am one of those people who find habit building easier than most.  I decide I want […]

Resistance Band Videos for Any Level

Who else bought resistance bands when the gyms closed? Back in March when gyms and fitness studios starting closing down, one of our first priorities was to get some at-home workout equipment.  I know we were not the only ones because a lot of the equipment was sold out or on back order.  We got […]

It is Not Too Late to Do This Today

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Eat At Least One Vegetable! Your body will thank you!  I know, I know, it is 6 PM and you already have dinner planned.  Maybe you already ate dinner.  Did it have a vegetable in it?!  If so, yay – I congratulate you!  If not, it is not too late to do this today.  For […]

I Did PopSugar’s Most Viewed Fitness Videos

I Tried PopSugar Fitness! This week I did PopSugar’s Most Viewed Fitness Videos!  It was an exciting time.  I’ll be honest, after a full day of work, I was not feeling extremely energetic as I started, but these workouts shifted my mood pretty significantly.  PopSugar has a ton of fitness videos so I decided the […]

Spend 30 Minutes Today To Do This

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Monday Motivation Time! Most of us are aware of the Monday Blues cliche.  The feeling of having to drag yourself out of bed in the morning.  Taking longer to get up and going in the morning.  Maybe you didn’t get to rest as much as you wanted over the weekend.  Possibly, you rested too much.  […]