Make a plan, put in the work!

Down 7lbs in 2.5 weeks! May not seem like much but that’s okay! I’m not overweight per say so the weight won’t just melt off. I have to literally work my butt off! I’m not focusing on the scale… I’m focusing on the measurements, the muscle mass and just listening to my body!  This last […]

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It’s about time…

It’s been a WHILE!! Like a long WHILE!  As I reflect on my recent struggles (life happens sometimes – and in a BIG way), my work schedule and ALL of the things that have kept me from pursuing my dreams but moreso from pursuing a healthier version of myself… I think about all the reasons […]

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10 Mental Rules Fit People Live By…

The original article was titled ’10 Mental Rules Fit Women Live By’ and to respect the author I am telling you this but in my opinion these can be followed by both men and women and should be if you want to set yourself up for success when taking on any fitness challenge! These are […]

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Let me tell you something…

Let me tell you something you already know the world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows it’s very mean and nasty place I’ll don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees keep you there permanently if you let it you me or nobody is going to hit as hard as life […]

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Building a Better Me!

Each day I am at work and think about ALL of the things I want to do “when I grow up” as I say… Well, as I wait and wish and think about them – I think about all of the reasons I can’t do them now because the timing isn’t right, I’m tired, too […]

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What to look for in a personal trainer…

Making the decision to get professional help from a certified personal trainer is a big step that should not be overlooked. You could just show up to the gym, cut a check and get started but this may not be the most ideal approach to teaming with someone who is going to be your partner […]

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Bring on 2016!

I’M CLEARED!! I’M CLEARED!!! All set to start training again! I couldn’t be more excited to get back on track with my training.  One of the worst things about not working out is the game it plays on your mind.  A true benefit to physical fitness is the stress relief and clarity I get from […]

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Stay motivated!

As the cold weather is upon us, it gets more and more difficult to get out of bed in the morning or to make excuses to skip your workout. Some common excuses for not working out: Don’t Have the Time Tried And Failed In The Past Can’t Afford A Gym Membership Too Fat (or out-of-shape) […]

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I appreciate you!

Well… It’s been a while since I have written as I have changed quite a few things on my end.  I am now working just outside of Baton Rouge for a couple of months so hopefully I can have some consistency.  In other great news, I have joined Team AZPro and am loving it so […]

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Stage Rush and Stage Blues…

There are so many tips out there for beating the post competition blues.  Any competitor will tell you about these and how truly challenging they can be!!  Follow these tips and it will help you along your journey. The big event arrives — and then goes. What then? Veteran Alicia Marie shares her tips on […]

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