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I’m a Grandma Again!

I am so excited to announce that I am a grandmother for the 4th time!! Ambrose Llyr (leer) Aguirre was born on 10/11/21 at 6:58am.  He is 7lbs 12oz and 20.5 inches of perfect. My daughter, @michelleaguirre, had a smooth delivery even though he was 8 days late.  His...

Lessons From the Pandemic

It’s been a year and a half since the coronavirus rocked the world. It’s been terrible in more ways than anyone could’ve imagined, and we still don’t have a definite solution. Still, without being too negative about it, let’s take a moment to highlight some lessons...

First Run Since Surgery!

Hip surgery update! Your girl is fully back on her feet! I've been cleared to run - a week ahead of time #overachiever Let's talk about what it feels like to run again after a 4-month hiatus with diminished muscle mass and strength in my hip... What was interesting is...

Your Most Important Resource

Time – our most valuable resource. We only have so much of it, and we have to decide how to invest it. I urge you to make time for your health. It will be your greatest reward throughout life. As we’re told, “If you have your health, then you have everything.” Or, put...

Investments vs Expenses

Let’s talk about money – specifically about the anxiety we all feel around certain expenditures. Sometimes we’re so worried about the cost of something that we don’t see its value as an investment in our own best interests. And when I think about my expenses, I try to...
Are You Spinning Your Wheels on Your Peloton?

Are You Spinning Your Wheels on Your Peloton?

Have you joined the Peloton craze? If so, I get the appeal! In September of last year, CNN reported that Peloton sales had increased a whopping 172%! Heart-pumping classes, energetic instructors, great music - and all from the comfort of your own home. Not to mention,...

Easy Ways to Get More Daily Activity

Easy Ways to Get More Daily Activity

If you’re like me, then you’re probably always looking for opportunities to get more exercise, or at least more movement, in your daily life. The good news is, we can move more in all kinds of ways every day, without taking a trip to the gym or putting on our running...

You’re Right

You’re Right

Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.” ​ I agree! Do you? ​ It’s really up to each of us to determine our own individual success or failure on a given goal. ​ If you think you can open a business, you’ll start putting together a...

Why We Overeat

Why We Overeat

Have you ever felt like food was your only friend? Like the only way to make it through a tough day was to eat, eat, and eat? ​ I know I have! ​ So have countless people. And let’s face it: Everybody overeats sometimes. ​ But we should look at the reasons why. And ask...

Summer Renewal

Summer Renewal

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Instant Gratification Is A Lie

Instant Gratification Is A Lie

The promise of instant gratification kills more health and fitness goals than almost anything. ​ In fact, just the PHRASE “instant gratification” is a lie. True satisfaction can’t come by always taking the fastest, easiest option. It might feel good in the moment to,...

I’m going to be honest with you…

I’m going to be honest with you…

Good morning! Do you often find yourself struggling with intense feelings of disappointment and frustration? I know I have been recently. Trying to fight against these feelings (or ignoring them altogether) may do more harm than good. One piece of wisdom I’d love to...

Preventative vs Reactive

Preventative vs Reactive

As tragic and difficult as the pandemic was, it seems some positive developments are coming from it. One of the most encouraging signs has been the growing discussion about preventative healthcare vs. reactive healthcare systems. The world is dominated by the latter,...

Remember Your Why

Remember Your Why

Everybody wants the secret to healthy living, right? Is it a pill? A protein shake? A cleanse? ​ As if there was actually a magic bullet or missing link!? ​ Here’s the secret: Remembering your why. ​ Look, even the Most Dedicated Human Ever is going to have days when...

Easy Healthy Summer Swaps!

Easy Healthy Summer Swaps!

Summer is a time everyone wants to get “ready” for. It’s also a time where we wanna have a lot of fun, which often includes drinks, treats, and lounging. So, today let’s swap out some bad habits we’ve all picked up over the last year or so spent inside and secluded....

3-Minute Muscle Light UP 💪

3-Minute Muscle Light UP 💪

Want to light UP your muscles in just 3 minutes? Sally up! This workout can be done anywhere, anytime, so you can get a little sweat in before getting back to your summertime activities. The Sally Up Challenge is happening over in the Renov8 Fitness Tools to Shed Fat...

The Reason You Have Achieved Your Wellness Goals

The Reason You Have Achieved Your Wellness Goals

Over my 15 years working as a Personal Trainer/Coach, I’ve heard it all. Everyone thinks their reasoning for not taking the action required to reach their goals is totally valid. So today, I want to call out the #1 phrase I hear that kills people’s dreams and goals in...

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