Hack to Beat the Voices in Your Head

Make a promise, keep a promise. Every time you keep a promise to yourself, you build integrity. In this case, the ‘workout’ habit becomes easier to follow through with. Keep those promises to yourself. Even if it means only doing 10 minutes of your workout. It’s a start & will help build the ‘habit’ of … Continued

What Exercise Burns the Most Calories?

Don’t exercise to burn calories. You won’t stick with an exercise you hate. You’d be better off with long term adherence to a lower calorie burning exercise than pushing yourself to do something you hate & end up quitting. Workouts should be for fun & fitness. You can increase your calorie burn simply by increasing … Continued

Overwhelmed? 3 Tips to Get Fitness Started

Stop procrastinating Timing will NEVER be right to change a habit or start something new like a fitness routine. Start small where you’re at. Take baby steps. You got this! I can help. If you want to workout with my team & me, go here: https://tinyurl.com/Shawnakworkout I’m taking baby steps as I return from hip … Continued

4 Tips to Multiple Pull Ups

If you can get one, you can get multiple pull ups. Here are 4 tips: 1. Look up, keep the shoulders down and chest up. This will allow you to use the stronger muscles of the back instead of trying to just use your arms. 2. Do a pull up every time you can! 3. … Continued

Handstand Walk Progression

Who doesn’t want to learn how to handstand walk? This is one of my favorite skills that I learned in the last 2 years. I’m 58 & if I can do it, so can you with some practice & patience. You’ll need to be able to do a supported handstand first so, check out my … Continued

Is Cardio the Best Fat Loss Exercise for Women 40+?

Should you do ‘cardio’ to burn fat? The short answer is ‘No!’. And here’s why: -Steady state cardio is one of the least effective fat burning methods -Time consuming -Increases lower body repetitive use injuries -Doesn’t address the core or upper body muscles -Boring (my bias!) -Causes frustrations when results don’t come . Instead of … Continued

Got Back Pain? Do This Daily

Have you checked your posture at your desk, driving or even on your phone? Most of us have rounded shoulders & forward head lean. This can lead to tight chest muscles & loose & weak back muscles. The simple ‘stick up’ is an exercise you can do even in your office. You won’t even get … Continued

One Exercise You MUST Do

‘If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it’… That goes for the ability to sit/stand unassisted over time. There’s NO better exercise than squats so make sure you’ll including some sort of squatting into your day. No one wants to think that they won’t be able to use the bathroom unassisted as they age. But, … Continued

3 Reasons You Want MORE Muscle

Muscle is the fountain of youth – in this video I go over three reasons why you want more of it. If you’d like a free body weight workout designed to help you lose your menopause belly while building a little lean muscle, here you go: https://tinyurl.com/exercisegiveaway2

No Pain No Gain – Right?

❌No pain no gain isn’t always the case! If you’re experiencing joint pain, it’s time to stop & reassess. You can train other body parts, rest & ice. If pain doesn’t improve in 4-5 days, seek medical advice. ✅ However the saying, ‘No pain no gain’ can also be true! You just need to know … Continued