I was always one of those people to accept a challenge. When someone told me I couldn't do something, I was determined to prove them wrong!
Looking back on my life, all of my most exciting adventures and learning experiences were because I was first challenged by someone else or myself. 6 months in Spain followed by backpacking through Europe. Moving to NJ by myself for a new job. Playing rugby in college. Qualifying to run the Boston Marathon. And most recently, an open water swim triathlon.
My younger sister recently asked me for some help losing weight. She had joined a local gym and was exercising almost every day. She had lost a little weight initially but was not getting the results she wanted. When I asked her about her gym routine she said she was spending 30-45 minutes on the elliptical trainer, followed by some core and arm exercises. Sound familiar?
Thank you, thank you, thank you..... I am so grateful!! Another year has flown by..... WOW, we are now in the (not so new) studio for over 3 years!! Every day I am inspired by my clients to keep on keepin on.... you keep showing up and I could not be more proud and pleased with everyone's commitment and progress. Let's make 2014 our most Fun and Fit year yet!!
Tender Loving Care....
One of the main issues I encounter when training my women clients has to do with STRESS CONTROL. Yep, if you're a woman and reading this, you know exactly what I talking about. But here's my take on exercising and stress management: