In an age when social media influencers are telling you how to get a body like theirs with bodyweight exercises and bands and 3# dumbbells, I want to be more realistic and tell you body weight exercises are not all they're cracked up to be!
Don’t Overthink It
Anyone who truly knows me should be laughing at the title of this post. For the last 9yrs, maybe even longer, I have been the queen of overthinking. At work, specifically fire and EMS, that over-thinking becomes a strength in pre-planning and scene size-up. In my personal life, it's a bit annoying. But there is one... Continue Reading →
Avoid Being Manipulated. What’s Actually Important?
Your health - mental, emotional, and physical - is far more important than the number on the scale or on the tag of that new dress you just bought.
Adapt and Grow
I had a few moments of frustration today which only made things worse. Allow me to explain. We had rope rescue training today which involved me going up a rope (with a belay line as a safety) and switching to a static rope to lower myself down. This was my first time doing such a... Continue Reading →
They say hindsight is 2020; what can you learn moving forward into 2021?
Forced Cardio with Man’s Best Friend
Once upon a time, there was a girl who grew up with all sorts of critters - cats, dogs, goats, hens and roosters, ducks, turkeys (awful creatures) - on her parents' ten acres. When she moved out with her sister, they took their dog and a cat. Soon it became obvious that the pup who... Continue Reading →