Foam Rolling Favorites

???? Do you even Foam Roll?? Foam Rolling, a tool for “Self Myofascial Release,” is a great idea for literally everyone to incorporate into their exercise routine.

With just a few minutes each day, you can really help your muscle recovery time shorten by providing hydration ???? and allowing your fascia (connective tissue) to return to it’s normal elastic, pliable self.

???? Reach out to us in you’ve never used a Foam Roller, and we would be glad to point you in the right direction! ➡

strict on goals

strict on goals

❓❓How do you deal with an interruption in your health and fitness journey? Does it derail you for weeks? Does it make you feel overwhelmed????? Or, do you take it in stride, and stick to the long-term plan?????

Say your nutrition is bad for 1 whole weekend. Does that completely destroy your mindset about weight loss?
❎Don’t give the interruption that power❎

1 bad meal does not mean you’re off track forever. 1 bad workout, or 1 skipped workout doesn’t mean you’re never going to get your results. ????

That being said… hold yourself accountable✔ to get back up after and get back on track!???? Keep your long-term goals front and center in your mind! ???? Sometimes we have events pop up at work and they change our workout schedule. The key is, we must continually remain flexible and somehow get the workout done. ????

???? Share some of your strategies on how you overcome a small setback! ????

Value

Value

???? The top definition of “value” is: the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.

????I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of hearing people give value to words, or phrases, that are in turn de-valuing themselves. ????

For example,✅ “Sure, I can deadlift pretty heavy, for an ‘old lady’. Or, “For an ex-athlete, I guess that sprint was ok.” ????

PEOPLE! ????Give yourself credit! A deadlift that is heavy to you, is heavy weight, and you should be proud???? of what you accomplished. Do not take away anything from what you just did by saying “for an ‘old lady’, or ‘for a girl, or ‘for a guy with 2 repaired knees.’

This builds off of the last #RawInspiration about Comparison. It’s OK (and encouraged????) to be pumped up about completing a lift✔, or a task at work, or a challenge that was difficult for you! ❎ Do not let the importance, or worth, of what you just did be determined by anything that degrades, or devalues yourself, or your goals. ????You know the standard you hold for yourself, so take pride ???? in holding your values!

#RawInspiration : Comparison

#RawInspiration : Comparison

Theodore Roosevelt said it way back when, and it still rings SO true today, especially in the age of social media, “comparing your work, your life, or whatever else will only serve to make you unhappy.”????

We are so quickly to downplay our accomplishments and compare them to something that “someone else did better.” ????

Take JOY in your strength, celebrate ???? your accomplishments, and remember: “the grass ???? is greener where you water it.” ????

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

This Salad is SO yummy and full of goodness????! Thanks again, Geri Nolden for the recipe!
➡➡Try this out for your next BBQ, instead of bringing a bag of chips! ????

⭐Quinoa Salad⭐
1 Cup of Quinoa – cook according to package set aside to cool

1/2 Cup Red onion – chopped
1 cucumber – peeled and chopped
1 Red pepper cleaned and chopped
2 Lg Carrots – peeled and chopped
2 T Cilantro – cleaned and chopped – add more to your liking
1/2 corn kernals fresh if preferred – but canned is fine

????Combine all ingredients together

Add 1/4 cup – Extra Olive Oil
2 T Champagne vinegar – or to your taste

Salt and Pepper to taste

Toss and serve and enjoy!????

#RawInspiration

#RawInspiration

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????????Have you ever gotten punched in the gut? That’s what hearing this may sound like. “You lie loudest when you lie to yourself.”????????

We convince ourselves of untrue ❌ and complicated excuses all the time. We are all guilty of this.????

What would happen if we were self aware enough to realize some of the false statements we tell ourselves? ????

“I don’t have time⌚ to workout”
“Everyone else’s needs and well-being comes before mine.”????
“I’m not a morning person.”????
“I’m can’t workout in the evening because I’m too tired???? after work.”
????”Eating healthy is expensive.”

What ‘un-truths’ are we telling ourselves?????

How can we flip the script?? Let’s talk it out and come to some solutions together!????

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