Skip to main content

It Matters Where You Are NOW!

Have you ever reminisced about how you use to be? Maybe how skinny you looked or athletic you were in your 20's? I can't tell you how many times I've had a student come to me and say "I use to be in such great shape...." or "I use to be so strong..." Here is the problem with holding on to these "use to be" feelings. They are gone and don't exist anymore. In fact this mentality could be holding you back. Your body and mind is completely different today. Things change and the workout along with the eating patterns which may have worked for you in the past, most likely won't have the same effect now. If you hold on to the "how you once were" mentality then it's very hard to move forward and grow.

They key of knowing where to go and how to get better, is to know where you are NOW! Never jump in to something thinking you are the same person from the past or assuming you are some where that you may not be. Have I lost you? Am I making any sense?  Are you checking in with yourself to find out where you are starting from? Every day is a new day which gives you an opportunity to grow. If you're not sure how to check yourself then reach out to a professional for help in this department. This is for anything! Whether it be mental health, fitness, nutrition, skill learning or internal health, your body changes and so do you!

Speaking of reminiscing, today marks the one year anniversary of resigning from SFG Senior position from StrongFirst. It's been one helluva ride since! I do miss the old days sweating and learning along side with the best of them. Many since then have also moved on and luckily we still keep in touch! I still get to enjoy working with students all over the world to help them pass their certification whether it be SFG, RKC, or SMK along with any other fitness goals they're striving for thanks to distant coaching. I realized it's important to evaluate your life and make sure wherever you are is still working for you. If not, make it better, fix it or move on!

Deep breaths! Now for the fun light stuff! Valentine's Day is coming up and we thought it would be a good idea to give you 40% off on any of our follow along Kettlebell Workout DVD and Streaming Videos. Just enter the code: valentine  today and it will work for the next few days. It's that simple!
Final thoughts: Always check yourself with the basic fundamentals before adding complex movements. Be smart! Use good judgement! Most of all HAVE FUN!







XOXO,   




Huge Valentine's Day 40% off sale starts NOW!! 



CODE: valentine

Works for all of our DVD's and our Streaming Workout Videos.


HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

What Doctor's don't tell you after a C-section

I have now been through 2 C-sections since writing this blog post and thankfully I've recovered beautifully from both with the appropriate progressions. For those who are new and are just finding me.

WELCOME!

First let me say I did NOT want a C-section. I did everything in my power to avoid the first and even the second. I'm a kettlebell fitness strength and conditioning coach who relies on her body to share, teach, educate, and I was under the impression that having to give birth via C-section would and could destroy my body and career. Boy was I wrong! If you're feeing the same way, start by reading this article I wrote many years ago that still applies today!

Many people have asked and here is part of my experience.  I don't claim to be a medical expert but not only have I successfully healed my C-section, my abdominals are no longer numb, and I've successfully helped others who've had multiple C-sections (even some 20 years ago) find their core again.  I d…

Let's Talk About Butts (Butt "on" Workouts)

To lift or not to lift, that is the question.  Despite the popular sayings, "Strong is the new Skinny" or "Strong is the New Sexy," there is still a large portion of the female population that will shy away from lifting solely due to their fear of bulking up or building too much muscle.  I'm not going to tell you that heavy weights won't help build muscle and I'm not going to deny the fact that some women can build muscle easier than others.  


Let's start with the photo below.  This is a nice example of the female backside that shows two different body types.  The woman on the left falls in the category of an ectomorph, which generally means skinny, little muscle, and a very high metabolism.  She could probably eat what she wants and stay skinny.  If she committed to a butt strengthening and enhancing program, filled with exercises such as squats, deadlifts, and kettlebell swings, developing the butt on the right would still be unlikely.  Through h…

21 Day Squat Challenge - #21DaysOfSquats

Welcome to the 4th annual Squat Challenge! 


**BY POPULAR DEMAND WE ARE DOING THE SQUAT CHALLENGE AGAIN ON FEBRUARY 1ST 2019**




Why Squat? Squats are one of the most beneficial exercises to practice. I could sit here and tell you how squatting makes you stronger, more conditioned, firms your legs and butt, improves digestion, increases energy and mood, but I'm sure you know the endless amount of benefits. A few people who've participated in the past squat challenges chose to share their experiences which I've shared below.

 So let's just get to squatting! Beginners are welcomed! Join our Challenge Today here and read the easy rules below! 

Do you plan on doing more than the Squat Challenge? If you want a workout plan... hundreds of people in Lauren's Playground will be doing programs like Upper Body Bliss and the Tushy Toning Transformation in conjunction with the 21 Day Squat Challenge. This year we will have a RESET program that coincides well with the Squat Challenge.…