Blogs about Exercise

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 26th launches Eating Disorder Awareness Week. In honor of this, I would like to encourage all in the health and fitness industry to research on this topic. I know first hand, the devastating effects of this illness and have been victim of the ignorance that surrounds this issue.

Prayer for courage!

Dear readers, fans, and stronger living enthusiasts, Isn't it hard to do the things we want to do even when we KNOW deep down that it is in our best interest? Example #1- making time to think, clear our minds, clear our schedule for a morning or afternoon to get caught up, reflect, relax, write a blog post, etc.Example #2- visiting with a true friend, going for a walk, getting coffee or food, etc.Example #3- exercising to feel better mentally and physically, leading to more patience, healthier diet choices, etc, etc. 

Fit For Life with Lydia

Years of working with all populations in fitness classes and personal traing sessions have taught me one thing...modify!  As we age there are different possibilities in our fitness routines.  We may have an injury that requires a minor or major surgery.  Maybe we are victims of arthritis.  As one of my clients says if you don't have artrhitis you are not old enough :).  The purpose of this blog post is to let you know - YOU CAN EXERCISE!

Finding The Right Macronutrient Ratio For YOU

Hack your nutrition with mindfulness...Want to eat healthier and with more consistency?

5 Healthy Habits That Can Change Your Life

You already have the healthy habits and skills you need and don’t even realize that they will help you get in better shape.What is a habit? A habit is a routine or behavior that is regularly repeated and tends to occur subconsciously.

Five Steps to Keeping Your Fitness Resolution

This time of year, many people around the world will make a New Year’s Resolution to get in shape.  For some, it is an exciting time, for others, just a reminder that another year has gone by since the last time they made the attempt. Regardless of which of these describe you, making the commitment is the hardest step.  The rest can be easy if you know where to find the proper nutrition, health, and exercise advice.

Help To Achieve Your New Year's Goals

Yes, it's almost New Year's, but are you ready? Is this going to be the year you achieve your New Year's resolution? Well, if this is the year, then as a personal trainer of over 15 years, I'm going to give you some advice to help you out.

Change Starts Here...

My fitness and coaching philosophy is straightforward: Completing your fitness journey well is made impossible by striving to end with perfection as your goal. So, let us work together to strive for gradual improvements through small daily habit changes in your nutrition and exercise activity.

Train Your Body Not Your Ego

 Train Your Body Not Your Ego!by Bill Ross One of the biggest mistakes that is made in the fitness world is lifting to impress the ego, rather than lifting for health and wellness. What I am talking about is trying to lift weight that is completely too heavy, as well as, trying to perform cardio like they are 18 again. 

Top 12 Easy Exercises You Can Do Anywhere With Resistance Bands

If you are looking for ways to exercise at home, or anywhere else, using resistance bands is one the best solutions today. It is affordable, space-efficient, and portable for you. There are many different types of resistance bands in the market today. Decide on what is best for your fitness goals.Different Types of Resistance Bands