“Look for The Smile” in Life

Everyday I am reminded of how my life is Truly blessed! Sometimes you get something special to trigger gratitude more than once in a day. I have made it a ritual to be grateful for everything in my life every day for the last 20 years, even in times of extreme challenge. I show gratitude … Continue reading “Look for The Smile” in Life

Vary Up, Build Up, Challenge Up – 4 Reasons!

I have a particular genetic make-up that results in becoming bored quickly. This challenge applies to repetitive exercise programs. My solution was to create more of a hybrid style of training combining HIIT, Mixed Martial Arts (at Posener's DojoΒ or any gym on a heavy bag), Weights, Movement, Isometrics, Plyometrics and more both inside and outside. … Continue reading Vary Up, Build Up, Challenge Up – 4 Reasons!


I love this article by Krista Stryker on the top 5 reasons to incorporate handstands into your workouts, besides that they are FUN! I am currently on the wall but on my way to a full handstand push-up πŸ€ΈπŸ½β€β™‚οΈ then my goal is an unassisted handstand, little handstand walk and hold a challenging pose! A … Continue reading Handstands!!!

Posterior Chain Exercise-Tire Flipping!

I am always looking to vary up the workouts for my clients. Nothing beats fresh air while you challenge your power, strength and conditioning. Tire flipping is a great way to work posterior-chain muscles. These muscles include your hamstrings, back, and glutes however this exercise works more than that. Bang for your buck! This tire … Continue reading Posterior Chain Exercise-Tire Flipping!

7-5-3 Code Martial Arts

One of the seven virtues of the 7-5-3 Code within Martial Arts is Courage. One of the three States of Mind is Zanshin - Alertness, Awareness. I'm so proud of this little one for her courage to persevere through the anxiety of being watched and judged for her level of ability. First Black Stripe in … Continue reading 7-5-3 Code Martial Arts