Tag: #exercise

RUNNING THE DISTANCE

GET OUT AND GO As someone who has been running since childhood, I have been able to maintain. Now, I have had moments where I gave up, but came back and started running again. As for those of you who are not as in… Continue Reading “RUNNING THE DISTANCE”

LIFE GETTING IN THE WAY

IMPACT ON MY LIFE When I started my first job coming back to work at the end of the year 2020, it was a weird recharge. And the reason being is that I need to now get back into my normal workout routine, but… Continue Reading “LIFE GETTING IN THE WAY”

START THEM YOUNG: TEACHING HEALTH AND FITNESS TO CHILDREN

“They are watching you.” WORK IT OUT There is a former manager of mine in retail who is into health and fitness. Her children are toddlers and now they like doing pull-ups and push-ups like her. Why do they do this, well because they… Continue Reading “START THEM YOUNG: TEACHING HEALTH AND FITNESS TO CHILDREN”

EXERCISE IS NOT VANITY

“So what if you want to look good.” LIFE IN LIFTING I have heard people who for some reason attach exercising with vanity. Why do we think it’s shallow for people to go to the gym? Or better yet, how did we get so… Continue Reading “EXERCISE IS NOT VANITY”

PAYING FOR YEARS OF ABUSE

“Feed the machine properly.” THE PRICE OF JUNKĀ  As we sit in our homes through this quarantine we have to be cognizant of the meals we consume. I know that’s hard given the circumstances. But not only does it leave us open to the… Continue Reading “PAYING FOR YEARS OF ABUSE”

GET YOUR DAILY WORKOUTS

“Good for your soul.” ONE HOUR A DAY We are all familiar with an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what good is the apple without any lifting or other forms of strength training. You have to do just more than eating… Continue Reading “GET YOUR DAILY WORKOUTS”

WHO INSPIRES YOU: THOSE WHO GIVE US COURAGE TO FIGHT FOR HEALTH

“Who impacts your life?” those who push you We all have someone we look to that makes us strive for something better. That person can be a relative or someone in society that has no attachment to you. When you are young athletes and… Continue Reading “WHO INSPIRES YOU: THOSE WHO GIVE US COURAGE TO FIGHT FOR HEALTH”

LEARNED BEHAVIOR: THE RESULTS OF MIRRORED EATING HABITS

  “I did what I knew.” in the home Growing up, your image of health is your parents. They are the ones feeding you and feeding themselves in the process. And that is how it was in my household growing up. I ate whatever… Continue Reading “LEARNED BEHAVIOR: THE RESULTS OF MIRRORED EATING HABITS”

MOVE AROUND: WHY YOUR BODY NEEDS EXERCISE

“Whip yourself into shape.” get in the game I try to make it a habit to wake up, place the medicine ball between my legs and leg lift into crunches in the morning and lifting weights. Now that I am in my 30’s, the… Continue Reading “MOVE AROUND: WHY YOUR BODY NEEDS EXERCISE”

HEALTH FOR THE SOUL: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO EAT RIGHT

“What’s good for you does not always taste good.” GOOD EATIN’ One of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do in life is eat right. It’s so hard because all the bad stuff taste so good. How come they can’t figure out how… Continue Reading “HEALTH FOR THE SOUL: WHY IT’S SO HARD TO EAT RIGHT”