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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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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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Learning is About Community and Creativity: Be Outside of the Box

If you don't already know, I love to Journal write Each day and night I dedicate some quality time to be alone with my journal. This is my own safe space that has helped me release and sift through negative emotions, personal growth, professional development, and a place to record thoughts and dreams. Some entries… Continue reading Learning is About Community and Creativity: Be Outside of the Box

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Just Focus On One Thing In the Moment: Habit Forming Advice to Make Them Stick

Everday on your social media news feed is a new diet fad or nutrition hack, but I urge you to avoid the buzz and take miraculous claims with a grain of Pink Himalayan Sea salt. Trying to flip your habits and behaviors a 180º (nutrition, fitness, lifestyle, ect.) there is always some blowback. I understand… Continue reading Just Focus On One Thing In the Moment: Habit Forming Advice to Make Them Stick

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Did You Commit To Yourself 100% Today?

I love to journal. As in I LOVE to journal every day with or without structure behind why I touched my pen to the page (yes pen, no pencils here). Sometimes, a stream of thought takes control of my pen and I simply cruise along for the ride, letting my hand feel guided by the… Continue reading Did You Commit To Yourself 100% Today?

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New Year, New You, Same Results? Recognize and Revamp Your Resolutions

RESOLUTION: A FIRM DECISION TO DO OR NOT DO SOMETHING; THE ACTION OF SOLVING A PROBLEM, DISPUTE, OR CONTENTIOUS MATTER. During the holiday season between November and January, the majority of our daily behaviors shift; and more likely than not, it isn’t for the better. Overindulgence on delicious, butter-soaked, sugar loaded foods, stressed over purchasing… Continue reading New Year, New You, Same Results? Recognize and Revamp Your Resolutions

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Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)

2018  is in full effect, and with that, the steam from starting your New Years Resolution goals are ready for another boost of motivation and vigor. By definition, a resolution is, "A FIRM DECISION TO DO OR NOT DO SOMETHING; THE ACTION OF SOLVING A PROBLEM, DISPUTE, OR CONTENTIOUS MATTER".  Eating healthier, starting to exercise,… Continue reading Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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Enjoy Yourself, It’s the Best Company You’ll Ever Have

Parents offer special advice whether we listen closely or not. Their insight and wisdom stems from experiences their children may not have been exposed to yet. Depending on how this lesson is presented to us can influence the reaction, and ultimately our receptiveness to that wisdom. Since I am not yet a parent, I can… Continue reading Enjoy Yourself, It’s the Best Company You’ll Ever Have

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Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 2)

Welcome back for Part 2 of; Move + Breathe - Stress = Freedom. Last time, you learned how simple and soft movement can totally overhaul your feelings throughout the day. Now, you have the second part of this powerful equation to reduce your levels of perceived stress, while boosting your overall life force and ability to… Continue reading Move + Breathe – Stress = Freedom (Part 2)