GAME Plan: The final post.

Hey, Dragons! This week’s post will be my last GAME Plan. I’m taking on a lot of other projects and so something had to go, and unfortunately it was this column. I’m not going far, though. Kenny knows where to find me, so I’m sure I’ll make guest appearances in …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: Here comes the summer.

Hey, Dragons! As the summer approaches and my schedule begins to shift from busy, end of the school year activities to a more social/travel focused break, I’m starting to plan how my fitness and nutrition needs will change because of it. The biggest change to my schedule is the loss …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: That class I told you about.

 Hey, Dragons! In my last post, I mentioned that I was going to attend a class that my personal trainer runs out of his studio. I was looking forward to the class, but I was also a little nervous about the whole endeavor because I would be going from working …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: Walking out of my comfort zone.

Hey, Dragons! I’ve been on Spring Break this week and it’s been wonderful. Going into it, I had these big lofty ideas for working out. But let’s be honest, once you realize you’re not accountable to anyone for an entire week, it’s a little hard to get up and go. …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: Planning for success.

Hey, Dragons! I’m happy to report that meal prep has gone pretty well these past few weeks. I wish I could claim that I was responsible for this success, but the fact is, my husband and his parents have been incredibly supportive, and have done a good portion of the …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: Cutting the Excuses

Hey, Dragons! I have no problem sharing my successes with you, but it’s just as important to share my failures. This week I was hoping to talk about how my meal planning was going, but life got busy and I used it as justification for poor decisions. The fact of …

Continue reading

GAME A Few Tips, Tricks, and Resources.

 Hey, Dragons! Like many of you, I browse the interwebs on a daily basis, and I know I will often run across articles and resources that I find interesting and want to go back to, but I never do. So I thought this week, it might be a good idea …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: Must… Sleep.

Hey, Dragons! I’ve spent a good portion of my life resisting the idea that sleep is important. I used to game into the early hours of the morning. I’ve pulled all-nighters consistently since high school. “Late to bed, early to rise,” has always been a mantra for me. I didn’t …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: More capable than we realize.

Hey, Dragons! I ran the mile last week! Well, I use the word “run” loosely. I walked about 2/3 of the mile with a mile of light jogging. But, if you remember, I promised my students back in September that I would run the mile with them. Now, when I …

Continue reading

GAME Plan: The Personal Trainer.

Hey, Dragons! Happy New Year! Last night, my husband and I had our first session with our new personal trainer. Not only was it exciting because we’re taking the first steps in changing our fitness levels, but he made the whole experience fun for us. He focuses on suspension training, …

Continue reading