Category Archives for "Mindset"

One Mindset Shift that Changed Everything

​In January this year I weighed in at over 170lb. My pre-baby weight was 138. ​I never thought it was possible to gain this amount of weight in ​basically a single year.  But that’s what happened. ​I’d fallen into some pretty unhealthy habits, and one of them was not moving. There were reasons for me not moving: I had […]

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  • September 12, 2019

Eight Inspiring Stories of Not Giving Up

One woman inspired me to pursue strength training. In fact, this woman inspired me to do pull-ups and push-ups without the burden of not believing that upper body strength was possible for me.  She showed me why strength was important. As a teenager in the early 1990’s, she was the first female character I had […]

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  • March 15, 2017

Body Acceptance is NOT the Goal

If I hear one more time that the solution to hating your body is to love it I think I might explode! This is something I have literally done a 180 on, since I used to completely preach that we have to embrace ourselves, flaws and all! But you can’t force yourself to feel something […]

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  • August 1, 2016

Learning Again and Again

[[Duplicate intro] I really wanted to post a new workout last week before it got too close to the weekend (I think posts at the start or mid-week tend to be seen by more people), so I ended up doing something I probably shouldn’t have done: I did 2 workouts in one day **GASP** … […]

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  • May 5, 2015
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