Body Experiment #4: Get an Accountability Partner/Team

Beep. Beep. Beep. Beep. 6:30am alarm. Snooze. 6:39am. Snooze. 6:48am. Snooze. [Cue my husband grabbing my phone and throwing it across the room so I’m forced to physically get out of bed to retrieve it.]

dogsnoozeSound familiar? If you are anything but an upholder, you have probably snoozed, procrastinated, or flaked out on something …even things that you know will make you happy. Thankfully, we can (more…)

The Connection Between Success & Being In Shape

Success and happiness are often used as synonyms. And they should be! …assuming that your successes are your own, and not defined by others. For example, if your parents want you to be a doctor, but you really want to go to art school, getting into Medical school is not going to feel like a victory, and probably won’t make you happy long-term.

So, we’ve concluded that success on your own terms leads to happiness. What else do we need to be successful? Here is my list: (more…)

Inspiration Collection (Body Month)

When you’re in the grind of working out and eating healthy it’s easy to feel discouraged. It’s easy to justify sleeping in instead of going to the gym, or having bread instead of salad. Lucky for you, there are tons of books, movies, songs and experts to help you stay on track. Here is a collection of my top picks to keep you motivated through Body Month! Enjoy!

Body Reads

  • This article on the pros and cons of the time of day you do your work outs
  • This article on the effects one can of soda a day can have on your body
  • The Body Book by Cameron Diaz. We know that Cameron Diaz has a sexy body, but did you know that she can also explain what Lactobacillus acidophilus is? It’s ridiculous how much I didn’t know about my own body. This book should be a mandatory read in school.