wellness

Make Yourself a Priority Everyday

This post entitled Make Yourself a Priority originally appeared on WomenOffshore.org, view the original content here. Be a Priority in Your Own Life Making yourself a priority is something we humans struggle with everyday. It is easy to let all the demands of life overwhelm us.  Careers, schooling, raising a family, all of these things…

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Clearing up Cardio – Rules of Fitness #5

Clearing Up Cardio Confusion Who loves cardio?  I’ll be the first to admit that it is NOT my favorite.  I’d much rather head to the weight room and sling some iron around.  But, I’ve long since recognized that for me, cardio is necessary for achieving my personal fitness and aesthetic goals.  Rather than making it…

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Stress: Reduce It and Re-Use It

Stress: Reduce It and Re-Use It This post on stress originally appeared on WomenOffshore.org, view the original version here.   Stress. It seems to be ever-present in our daily lives, both at work and at home. It feels like there is always something to be worry over, whether it’s a large assignment, finding balance between…

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Stretching Tips – Rules of Fitness #4

Stretching Exercises and Tips Now that you’re all warmed up and loose, it’s time to do some stretching! This important step is often overlooked, even by professional athletes, and it’s to their own detriment. After all, stretching helps prevent injury, reduces fatigue, and helps with recovery. If you’re going to make a commitment to an…

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Workout of the Week on Wednesday!

Anyone can get fit, anywhere. We’ve got an all new WOW – Workout of the Week – for you today!  This week, we are continuing with the WOWOW, a Workout of the Week on Wednesday!  This week, we’ve got a boulder shoulders workout for you!  Give it a try this week, next week, and choose…

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Warm Up Routine – Rules of Fitness Rule #3

WHY IS A WARM UP IMPORTANT   Let’s look at a little metaphor for WHY your warm up is so important to a good workout. It is a brisk winter morning, but your bed is warm and snuggly. Leaving it behind takes sheer force of will, but now you’re late for work. You get dressed…

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Workout of the Week on Wednesday

Anyone can get fit, anywhere. We’ve got an all new WOW – Workout of the Week – for you today!  This week, we are continuing with the WOWOW, a Workout of the Week on Wednesday!  This week, we’ve got a killer core routine for you!  It’s meant to add on to your existing workout or…

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Come Get to Know Me

Hi there! A few weeks ago, you got a quick introduction to True Grit Fitness, to me – Jessica – and my family, plus get to know who we are as a company. Since then, we’ve launched into the rules of fitness, and hopefully you tried that yummy stuffed burger recipe I shared with you!…

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Fuel Your Body – Rules of Fitness #2

Rule 2 – Fuel Your Body, Fuel Your Performance Whether you’ve embarked on a fitness program to lose weight or simply to maintain your current level of fitness, you will eventually be tempted to skip a meal. Well, don’t! You need nutrition in order to function. Food is the fuel your body requires! These calories…

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FREE RECIPE!

Do you love good food? Who out there loves to cook?  Ok, if you don’t love to cook, do you love to eat?  I know that I sure do. And my love of good food does not always coincide with my love of fitness and a healthy lifestyle. I am a personal trainer, not a…

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