August 8th, 201601
Workout type: 12 minute
Timer setting: 18 x :10 x :30
1. 180° switch jumps
2. Pull ups
3. High knees
4. Air squats
5. Mountain climbers
6. Hanging leg raises
Bonus: 60 second L-sit holds (break it up as needed)
August 2nd, 201603“If a person’s basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience.” ~The Dalai Lama
When I finished graduate school I was a bright-eyed engineer with a fresh diploma in hand, ready to take on the world. I landed a great job at a multinational engineering...
July 14th, 201605Protein bread is one of my absolute favorite things to make (and eat).
It’s just so easy and delicious. In fact, I pretty much have a batch of protein bread or muffins on hand at all times for a quick snack.
This chunky apple banana protein bread is just the right amount of sweet and so moist and tasty! It packs a good amount of...
July 11th, 201604“Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.” ~Brigitte Nicole
We have a problem in the modern world that needs to be addressed.
It impacts huge numbers of the population but is so...
July 7th, 201601“This ‘doing nothing’ is not a cold, passive resignation, but is a luminous, sacred activity, infused with presence and a wild sort of compassion. It is a radical act of kindness and love.” ~Matt Licata
I am storming home after work.
The important men in my life are driving me bonkers—they’ve been self-important,...
July 7th, 201603“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~Victor Frankl
There’s a big lie we tell ourselves during stressful times.
It keeps us feeling lost, afraid, and unloved, like we’re being picked up and carried away...
July 1st, 201602
Workout type: Challenge
Timer setting: Stopwatch
Complete 100 burpees as fast as possible.
Join us for the monthly 100 burpee challenge! Read all about the challenge here.
July 100 Burpee Challenge Rules
Step #1: Do the 100 burpee challenge. You have by the end of the weekend (July 3rd) to complete...
June 21st, 2016037
If you love to work out a lot, there may be times that you go a little too hard and forget to pay attention to your body.
You may have been feeling super strong, then all of a sudden, you feel exhausted, have low energy, and want to skip your workouts. Did you overtrain?
We’ve talked about how to read signs that may tell...
June 17th, 201601
“Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~William Arthur Ward
Living in India for more than two years now has been an eye opening experience for me, as I’ve realized how I used to take so many things for granted. While growing up...