Tag: teaandfitness

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

Celebrating Ten Pounds Lost!

*I wrote this a little while ago and got shy about publishing it. Expect another update soon! I’ve written again and again about the struggle of weight loss. I always feel like I’m starting over. I am still feeling like every week I must… Continue Reading “Celebrating Ten Pounds Lost!”

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?”

Who needs a “summer bod” – I need a “summer brain”

Well it’s January and everywhere gyms are advertising solutions for your resolutions and playing off our programmed desire to be in shape and looking a certain way for winter getaways and the coming summer months. If only they could advertise a solution for the… Continue Reading “Who needs a “summer bod” – I need a “summer brain””

Let’s Talk About “The Weight Loss Resolution”

It’s that time of year again! Just days ago untold numbers of us pledged to ourselves – and perhaps our families, friends & followers – that we would change our habits with the intention of losing weight. I kinda get it. I mean, for… Continue Reading “Let’s Talk About “The Weight Loss Resolution””