Adjusting To New Schedules

Life always seems to be coasting along until something happens and drastically changes it.

I am talking about my real job cutting hours and eliminating the need for 2 days in my schedule! As a result, I got moved to another store and thus, have to work EVERY FRIDAY morning!

Friday mornings for the last 3 years have been the happy part of my week.  Getting the day starting with 45 minutes of BODYCOMBAT followed by another 45 minutes of BODYPUMP, what better way to start the weekend?

Adjusting To New Schedules

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Wearing A Sew In Does Not Equal A Bald Head

“You REALLY have hair!” “Why do you have that crap in your head?”  ”My baby really isn’t bald headed!”

These are all the things I heard when I showed up to visit bae in the middle of the process of getting a new sew in.

Wearing A Sew In Does Not Equal A Bald Head

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How to Watch Your Les Mills Training DVD/Download

You can laugh at me if you like for this post, but I know for sure there is another person out there that was just like me, so here we go….

The fact of the matter is, quite a few of the question’s that come from my blog’s email are about Les Mills group fitness.  Many of those Les Mills questions are from people preparing for Les Mills Initial Training, so here’s the first step!

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Birthdays Bring Focus

I took this past week off to celebrate my 34th birthday and to just get away from the J.O.B..  I was really blessed to spend time with my friends and family.  However, today I wanted to share a few things with you that I will be focusing on before I turn 35.

Birthdays Bring Focus

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Shake Up the Summer and Move Something

June is here which means it’s my birthday month! I took the week off after having to work on my birthday last year! June is a popular month for vacations, family reunions, camps, etc. You already know this Millennial believes everyone should take their vacation days.  Today we are talking staying active in the summer months even with all the activities!

Shake Up the Summer & Move Something

Times have changed so much from when I was child.  We used to love to play outside and generally craved physical activities.  Now there is so much technology to warp our minds that our desires often leave us super sedentary.  Planning some activities to move your body will prevent gaining lazy weight over the summer! Continue reading

My Biggest Fear When I First Started Teaching Les Mills BODYCOMBAT

There are so many things that a new instructor or a seasoned instructor teaching a new program may worry about.  I wrote a lengthy post last year on tips for fitness instructors.

I’m excited that after being on the market for 2 years, we have 3 seasoned Les Mills instructors that just got trained for Les Mills Grit & will be coaching 30 min HIIT workouts this summer!  I am sure those ladies will have their own set of inner fear that we won’t be able to see as outsiders, but I’m sure it won’t be the same as mine was a few years ago…

Before I became a BODYCOMBAT instructor I was die hard in the class, but there is one thing I feared the most!

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A Review of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 63 Fight the Resistance

I spent the month of April launching the “revolutionary” Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 63! At the time of this review, I’ve taught or taken this release about 10 times!  BODYCOMBAT as you may know, is the fiercely energetic mixed martial arts inspired cardio workout choreographed by international exercise experts!  This release in particular was revolutionary with moves and quite cleverly embedded with the track “Edge of a Revolution”! In honor, my BODY COMBAT 63 antics…

A Review of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 63 Fight the Resistance

Tip #1 – I thought the war paint went perfectly with this release! Oh and shout out to fabletics for the black top!

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The Real World Sorority Girls: 14 Years a Delta

If your circle consists of people that are members of the NPHC, your March and April social media timelines were probably full of pictures wishing themselves and sorority/fraternity sisters/brothers a happy anniversary! I am no different!  Today is our Deltaversary and it’s been an amazing 14 years!

14 Years a Delta

On my 102nd Founders Day, 5 women were expelled from our sorority for their participation in the VH1 show Sorority girls.

I saw several posts on social media referencing the expulsion of the 5 women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as unreasonable.

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Exercise Pregnancy Dos and Don’ts of Les Mills Group Fitness Program

Every quarter, Les Mills Group Fitness shares with instructors some educational tips to help us  better execute our programs! I  was super elated to see this subject matter because one of my fitness SHEroes is currently pregnant and maintained her vigorous instructor schedule for quite a while.

I thought participants would greatly appreciate this information. I’ve seen mommies to be phase in out of programs before and after their pregnancies! I just love to see women continue their fitness efforts while pregnant!

So heres the 411 straight from the international group fitness gurus!

Exercise Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts of Les Mills Group Fitness Program

 

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A Review of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 62: Let The Beat Go

I was welcomed back to the gym from my Matrixectomy with the amazing launch of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 62. I only took a total of 2 complete weeks off. There is nothing I could have done that would have successfully gotten me through the reconditioning phase of my body than this empowering, fiercely energetic class.

A Review of Les Mills BODYCOMBAT 62: Let the Beat GO

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