Tag: gym

Recovery Days Don’t Mean Defeat

When it comes to fitness, improving our strength and losing weight, our bodies need rest. We have a culture that’s really turned us against that, though. A culture that’s normalized working out 6-7 days a week and made rest feel like a synonym for… Continue Reading “Recovery Days Don’t Mean Defeat”

Apple Watch versus Fitbit

Some thoughts on fitbit versus pale watch in the world of wearable technology and fitness

Fitness & Comparison: Motivating or Manipulative?

When we talk about comparison in the fitness world we usually think about comparing ourselves to others. There’s lots of reassurances out there like “You are your only competition” and “Just be better than you were yesterday” to help us take a step back… Continue Reading “Fitness & Comparison: Motivating or Manipulative?”

Being “Off Plan” Has Been my Best Fitness Decision in Months

I posted before about loving the Anna Victoria work out plan and about how much the virtual community around that plan made a difference in my fitness journey. ┬áThere’s still love in my heart for the virtual fitness community, especially on instagram. I still… Continue Reading “Being “Off Plan” Has Been my Best Fitness Decision in Months”