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Be the Bountiful Butterfly, Not the Cranky Caterpillar

“How does one become a butterfly?”Pooh asked pensively…“You must want to fly so much that you’rewilling to give up being a caterpillar,”Piglet replied……“You mean you die?”Asked Pooh.“Yes and no” he answered.“What looks like you will die but what’s really you will live on.”-A.A. Milan, Winnie the Pooh Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Life is about… Continue reading Be the Bountiful Butterfly, Not the Cranky Caterpillar

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Open Up Your Squat Range of Motion with these 2 Mobility Movements

I'm not one to speak in ultimatums, but here is one thing that you MUST DO EVERY SINGLE DAY. And that is Move Your Body Joints in their FULL range of motion If you don't use it, you lose it… so rejuvenate your ranges of motion with these!

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Why Crawling Could Be The Best Part of Your Entire Workout

Why is it so that a baby starts its life without the ability to move on their own? They transition from lying to rolling, wiggling to crawling, scooting to standing, and then they are able to move, grab, step, and maneuver on their own. Not to mention, many of those big progressive steps happen within… Continue reading Why Crawling Could Be The Best Part of Your Entire Workout

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Why Holding on to Negative Emotions is Ruining Your Life

This is a guest post from my mentor, and founder of Orca Empire Fitness Academy, Ken Stabler. His philosophies and level of introspection have led him to be Raw & Honest with himself, his students, and his community to create a platform for growth. Enjoy! Have you ever heard people say: “You are either a… Continue reading Why Holding on to Negative Emotions is Ruining Your Life

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“Holy Wow, My Muscles Sore!” You should Foam Roll to Recover Faster & Workout Stronger

I don't know about you, but if I was able to get a weekly massage, my body would feel 1000% better. Getting a massage is a great way to: Relieve stress held in your neck and shoulders Provide pain relief to really tight muscles Speed up recovery time after a tough workout Improve flexibility and… Continue reading “Holy Wow, My Muscles Sore!” You should Foam Roll to Recover Faster & Workout Stronger

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The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!

If you enjoy reading these blogs, wouldn't You like to carry them with You at any time? Oh Snap, You can!! Grab your very own Compact Fulfillment Guidebook: a fancy little book by Me, for YOU!... or don't, it's your Lifestyle Choice (e-book, paperback, kindle) The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours Each Day Working, Watching,… Continue reading The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!

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Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run

The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours per day To put it in perspective, that’s the same as taking a flight from New Jersey to Rio de Janiero every single day. I don’t know about you, but I would be pretty pissed off and tired of being on a trip like that 7 times a… Continue reading Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run

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3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

What if I told you that stretching and mobility is not the best way to improve shoulder health; would you believe me? At the same time, neither is excessive strengthening or doing handstands every day. Since the shoulder can be so powerful, yet fragile, it goes a bit deeper than your usual strengthen-&-stretch routine in… Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

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14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups

The most important part of the workout is the one most often skipped! It can feel like pulling teeth if it is too slow of a pace, or not preparing you for the what lies ahead in your training session. Yet, without a warm-up, the chances of injury skyrocket, performance potential decreases, overall preparedness for… Continue reading 14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups

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Ramp Up Your Cardio Workouts with Torching Tabata Interval Training

When beginning or progressing an exercise program, the why driving your training can be boiled down to one or more of these elements; Decrease Body Fat / Lose Weight Increase Muscle Size or Tone Improve Physical Freedoms Feel Better every day Look More Sexy Naked Maybe it's one, or maybe it is all, but we are… Continue reading Ramp Up Your Cardio Workouts with Torching Tabata Interval Training