6 Things to Stop Saying in the Fitness Industry or to Simply Be a Better Human

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“Those People” If you use this phrase to refer to another group of people as inferior or to dismiss someone’s concerns or beliefs simply because they are not your own, we have a problem. To separate and see as “other” denies someone’s humanity. While it may seem minor to you …

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A Call to Ignite

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This past weekend I had the pleasure of hosting an event called the Seattle Ignited Women Project.
One of the questions I continue to get about creating the event, was “WHY? Why this event? Why now?” (along with the obligatory head cocked to the side, and “that’s so much work!”)
And my answer may surprise you (or it may not)…
Especially Reason #6.

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When Being Sympathetic is a Very Bad Idea: HRV Training

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Heart Rate Variability (HRV) allows you to dial in exactly what is going on with your body on a daily basis and helps guide your training process over the long term as well. It’s a tool to give you insight into your body’s response to stress, which goes way beyond the physical implications.

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Measure IN: Change Your Narrative. Change Your Habits.

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Everyone knows building good habits has a positive effect on your life. So why don’t more of us adopt healthier habits? I think it’s because we get stuck in a narrative we have told ourselves for years. Self-limiting narratives that when gone unchecked, can become devastating to our progress, our confidence, and our ability to achieve the goals we set. It starts with the habits we build.

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Bikini Body Rebellion

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In the past, I would have criticized my body and promised myself an endless amount of cardio and a limited amount of calories to be able to wear the bikinis I was buying. Not fun (nor healthy)…
I think this entire Bikini and Summer Body sales job is just another way to shame women into hating their bodies and making us feel like we need all the quick fixes to feel worthy to wear a bikini. I’m calling Bullshit on the whole thing, and I think you should too.

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