A Story About “Gymtimidation” (gym+intimidation=gymtimidation) So, you decided to start going to the gym on your own, but this time you’re headed into the weight room instead of lingering on the treadmill or elliptical for hours. This took a lot of courage and you’re so proud of yourself for getting to this point. You get to there and you’re pumped to actually be lifting for real. You watched a few form videos on YouTube and you have your swipe workout screenshotted and ready to go. But then you start to feel like everyone in the weight room is judging you. So, you start wondering:“Why’s everyone looking at me?”“Am I…
Black History 365
Be sure to follow, support, amplify, and pay these Black health and fitness professionals. Not only during Black History month, but all year long. #BlackHistory365
Focus on change for real results
Nothing in your life is going to change until YOU make that change. That choice to make that change and the action you take to make that change both start with you. You gotta implement change to see the real results you want to see.
Celebrating My Wins?
Yup, I tend to downplay my wins. I’ve always had a hard time acknowledging and celebrating my wins. I don’t know if it’s a cultural thing or a gender thing, but there’s a great sense of guilt and shame that comes along with it for me. I’m still unpacking what that means and how to work through it.
3 Tips to Start Your Fitness Journey??⚡️
Let’s talk about what started as a quest to lose 20 pounds and now involves trying to get as strong as possible and also being a signed as a fitness model...Who would have thought?!
You Don’t Need to Get Ready for The Turkey
As womxn, we are conditioned to feel guilt and shame around food and our bodies. We also tend to have complicated relationships with food, our bodies, and exercise. As Thanksgiving and the holiday season approaches, we can experience feelings of stress and anxiety around the big holiday meals. Here is how to beat it.
How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation
I’m sure by now, you’ve heard that mindfulness meditation is all the rage. Various studies present evidence that this practice can rest and settle our minds in a world where we’re constantly thinking about the past or the future. So, what does it mean to be mindful?