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With the year winding down, I have been putting a lot of thought to what I learned in my new business, what things I wish I had done (or not done) and what I want to do in the New Year. There is something really powerful about not just thinking about it but actually writing […]

The Power of Journaling and Uncovering What Is Blocking You

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When I was in college, a friend of mine introduced our social circle to a classmate she had befriended. Let’s call her Val. Val had moved to Pittsburgh from Argentina to be closer to some of the best doctors and hospitals as she had a few surgeries since a child, including one or two kidney […]

Health and Fitness Takes Hard Work: No Quick Fixes

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   “To better understand the Law of Attraction, see yourself as a magnet attracting unto you the essence of that which you are thinking and feeling. And so, if you are feeling fat, you cannot attract thin. If you feel poor, you cannot attract prosperity, and so on. It defies Law.” ― Esther Hicks, The […]

Fuck The Scale

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I realized something recently. Well a few somethings really. For one, I keep waiting for some grandiose idea or suggestion as to how to really take my business to the next level. It is as if I keep assuming there is some magic or secret sauce that I have yet to get my hands on. […]

The Entrepreneur Life Is All About Mindset and Trust

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  Foreword: This post really is not about a bar muscle up, or CrossFit for that matter. It goes way deeper so please, read on!   I did something pretty awesome the other day that I did not totally believe I ever would. I got a Bar Muscle Up, which for those who are like […]

Conquering a Bar Muscle Up Makes Me a Better Personal Trainer and Human

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Like clockwork, I went to check in for CrossFit the other day and for the first time since being at  DogTown, I noticed that it has tracked every check in I have scheduled. I saw 175 check-ins and was like DAMN, I have gone that many times? Let me put that number in perspective. I […]

175 CrossFit Check-Ins and Chances for Self Care

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Major life events are like thousands of lessons that happen all at one time that translate to all aspects of life. Often they are really quite simple and things we probably already know. Sometimes they go deeper than we expected. They are all necessary.  It has taken me stepping way out of my comfort zone […]

From Corporate Life to a Boss Babe Entrepreneur, Oh The Things I Have Learned

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I recently saw a post in a Facebook group that I WAS in, intended to be for women and fitness (I quickly exited after the below post because this is just one example of incessant negativity and ignorance that I do not need in my life): “Friday rant… Standing in line at Target when the […]

The Law of Attraction and Body Shaming

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For months there has been a topic I have wanted to write about, but I was struggling with how to do it diplomatically. Then today, as I sat down to get my thoughts together and start writing, I saw this post in a Facebook group I am in. It aligns perfectly with what I to […]

Getting Health and Fitness Help on Social Media Can be Misguided

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Often we hire Personal Trainers because we have goals. We want to lose weight. We want to get stronger. We want to be able to run faster. We want to be able to keep up with our kids. Which all of these are stellar  goals. What  happens though along the way is that not only […]

4 Unexpected Things That Happen When Working Out With a Personal Trainer