Wellness Refocused Education: Weight versus Body Fat and other health status tools

When talk about getting healthy, many of us immediately think about our weight as being the ultimate tool for measuring. This is how society discusses health, but it's really about the act of gravity and there are many other more important numbers we could examine. Weight on Mars: 51.83 pounds Weight on Earth: 137 pounds … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Weight versus Body Fat and other health status tools

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Day 213, Quote 22: Trust Yourself

"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks." --Isaac Watts I like new things. They bring mixed emotions - excitement, fear, shock, joy. Changing up my routine isn’t new, but I guess the way I’m going about it is a bit different and that’s going to make it interesting for the next few … Continue reading Day 213, Quote 22: Trust Yourself

Wellness Refocused Education: Does your menstrual cycle impact your strength?

Ladies – can you pin point specific phases in your menstrual cycle by your symptoms? I know, it’s not exactly dinner talk, but I’m being serious. Do you have any varying level of these symptoms? -        Fatigue -        Cramping -        Bloating -        Breast tenderness -        Fluctuations in body temperature -        Energy -        Hunger -        Moodiness … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Does your menstrual cycle impact your strength?

Life of A Fit College Student Series: Changing Mindset Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing Something Wrong

In 2016, I asked my friend Alicia to write about what it was like to be a college kid trying to be fit, and trying to figure out what health meant for her. She wrote three posts. Her first post in her own series talked about her past and how she got to where she … Continue reading Life of A Fit College Student Series: Changing Mindset Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing Something Wrong