Fitness

The Mind-Body-Spirit Connection: A Shift in Focus

I’ve always thought moms of girls had it so much easier. I have a daughter, sure, but I also have two sons who ran before they learned to walk. I spent my firstborn’s toddler years chasing him through restaurants, birthday parties, friends’ houses and local parks. Boymoms know where all the fenced parks are located.…

Committing to Fitness Goals: My Honolulu Marathon Story

Have you ever accomplished something so monumental that all the hard work it took to get there seemed worth it? I took a personality quiz the other day, sort of like “which Disney Princess are you”, except actually legit. It turns out, I’m what you call, an “obliger.” Just another way of saying “people pleaser,”…

5 Excuses Not to Exercise…and Crushing Them

Running, swimming, kickboxing, CrossFit, yoga, circuit-training, tennis, Curves, Pilates, soccer. You name it, I’ve been committed to it. For a season. Or a month. Or a week. I enjoy being active and moving my body but then I had 3 kids and between childcare and military moves, daily exercise fell further down my list of…