Live Fit and Sore

Live Fit and Sore

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Relieve Muscle Soreness using a Lacrosse Ball

Relieve Muscle Soreness using a Lacrosse Ball

Let’s talk about how to relieve muscle soreness and loosen up those tight muscles throught a technique called myofascial release.  What type of stretching is that you ask? According to Mayo clinic, “myofascial release is a manual therapy technique often used in massage. The technique focuses on pain more »

Open your Hips to Better Health

Open your Hips to Better Health

One of the things I have noticed over the years of working out with and training others–people have super tight hip flexors and don’t stretch enough! Last week, I was boxing with a professional football player who is currently a free agent as he recovers more »

Don’t Believe the Hype or the Memes

Don’t Believe the Hype or the Memes

I came across this posting on FB the other day –and it came at the right time. I have been dealing with a deep tissue tear in my back and just feeling a general fatigue and lack of motivation for some of my workouts. So, more »

Are You Being Selfish Enough When It Comes to Your Health?

Are You Being Selfish Enough When It Comes to Your Health?

I came across this blog post today: Who’s Really the Selfish One? and had to share it because it really encapsulates my perspective on how important my own health and fitness is to me and it totally aligns with the reason I even have my blog.  Taking care of more »

Random Things On My Mind

Let’s Get Our Kids Outside More As a follow up to my previous post, I came across this article: Why You Need More Dirt in Your Life. The very first paragraph tells a huge story: “It’s estimated that children now spend less time outside than the average prisoner. This more »

Nature Can Help Put Things In Perspective

My long term work contract ended about two weeks ago and this is the first time in a very long time, I’m not employed. It’s unfamiliar and strange to not have something to get up and go to each morning (even if that means working more »

What to Expect at the Mother of All Baby Showers

It’s hard to believe that 15 years ago TODAY, my first baby was born. HB is fully into her teens and teaching more about being a parent and a better person than I could ever imagine. And not to mention, allowing me to hone my skills in more »

The World Needs More Inspirational Leaders

I’m once again on the hunt for career opportunities. After almost two years, my long term contract with a magazine publisher for younger kids has come to an end. It’s part of the drawback of being a contractor – no notice, no severance. Just – more »

Dogs are Awesome: Their Amazing Health Benefits

Dogs are amazing and awesome Last night, I watched this video: A dog’s remarkable journey to find a home: A distance of 6,455 miles doesn’t begin to measure the journey one dog made to join a team and find a family (video below) and I literally sat there more »

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month Which Means I Run a 5K

I’ve been taking some time off from blogging in case you haven’t noticed. I haven’t taken a planned break for years and wanted to reset. I’ve always blogged for the passion of it. To be able to share my own struggles, experiences, successes and hard more »