Every Body can be a ‘Bikini Body:” Don’t let the body shamers win this summer

Not everyone has to feel comfortable in a bikini. However, if showing skin on the beach makes you feel good – you have the right to do it! The diet industry ramps up their marketing as the weather gets warm. In this week’s newsletter we remind you to listen to yourself first!

Maybe Working Out isn’t What You Need Right Now: Exercise isn’t always the first step to getting fit

People often jump into working out as a solution to their mental and physical health problems. Although everyone needs physical activity, a workout routine is usually only one small piece of a healthy lifestyle.

Taking it One Step at a Time: Building new habits for personal growth

Have you ever had a goal you didn’t reach? When working towards a goal we often put pressure on ourselves to achieve too much too soon. Successful goal setting often comes with “chunking” the work into smaller goals, and taking it one step at a time.

Love Yourself All Year Long: Surviving seasonal depression

Do you often notice mood changes during the winter months?Seasonal affective disorder, or seasonal depression, is a reality for many at this time of year. See this week’s trainer’s tips for how to take care of yourself until Spring.

Design the Fitness Plan that is Right for You: You don’t have to love working out

Many of our Teammates come to us after years of trying different fitness journeys that just didn’t stick. The truth is, if you don’t like the kind of fitness you’re doing, you’re going to quit! See this week’s trainer’s tips for how to design a fitness plan you’ll actually want to follow.

Never Stop Playing: An appeal to spend more time with less purpose

In my teacher training I learned about the importance of play for growing brains. In this week’s newsletter, I argue play is important for all people, regardless of their age.