I Dare You To Blame Genetics

All throughout my life, I have heard the excuse by so many that they are obese because everyone in their family is overweight…. fucking bullshit. I thought for so long I couldn’t help my weight, that naturally I was born to be heavier than normal. After I graduated high school […]

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Motivation

“I feel so unmotivated.  I just feel like I have so much stuff going on and I don’t have time.  There’s A, B and C reasons why I can’t do it”…. Sound familiar? “How do I become motivated?” This seems to be the ultimate question, right?  I will let you […]

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It’s Just One Giant Mind Fuck

Go back to when you played sports as a little kid and think about your coaches that helped impact your life in some way….. done? Well how many of them do you ever remember screaming at you that they were developing your “mental toughness”? For me it was pretty much […]

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This Is My Story

Hi, I’m Lauren and this is how I became fitness trainer in a nutshell… People ask me all the time, “have you always been fit?” Well, that’s a loaded question. I played sports in high school and always tried to be active. I’ve worked in the bar/restaurant industry my whole […]

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More Than A Reflection

Why is fitness so misunderstood? Well, the answer is not cut and dry, or is it? People outside of the fitness community often get a misrepresentation of what it means to be “healthy” or “fit.” Also many lifters, athletes, and nutrition gurus are worse than religious extremists when it comes […]

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Fear Or Freedom?

Life has a way of moving forward at a constant rate. Obvious statement right? Then why waste your time standing in a place of discontent? The biggest determining factor of a person’s predicted behavior is fear. So in essence if you tell me what you are afraid of, I can […]

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How To Be Fit As A Family

With a new year upon us, many of us have set “New Year’s Resolutions.” I personally don’t believe in resolutions, but I always set an intention and a tangible goal for myself with each new year. One of the goals I set for myself and my family a few years […]

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