I love adventures. No matter how small, I enjoy doing something different from my daily routine - whether it is exploring a new trail, experimenting with a fun recipe or fishing on the river. What do these 3 things have in common? Because they are new, I don't know what to expect, I don't know what will happen next. The fear of the unknown can either hold you back or push you outside of your comfort zone to experience exponential growth. Sometimes that can feel scary. Life is full of unknowns, aim to embrace it and thrive from it! Isn't that why we sign up for races, get out in nature, make goals for ourselves? If we KNEW we could accomplish everything we set out to do and that it would be easy...then we wouldn't really be making any progress. That's why we try to get stronger, faster, better. Different.
Feat: an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength.
Fuel. Explore. Aspire. Train.
The food you eat should nourish your body so it can flourish and perform at its best so you can do the activities you enjoy, for life.
Discover new recipes and how to incorporate more unprocessed foods, especially vegetables and fruit, into all of your meals and snacks.
You will find by eating more whole-foods, you will be satisfied after eating, feel better and have more energy. The best part? You can still enjoy your favorite foods/drinks in moderation.
An adventure or experience (no matter the size) helps breathe life into the daily grind. By breaking out of the ordinary you can discover a fresh perspective on life and get re-energized.
Learn how to maximize your life by prioritizing the things you WANT to do and the things that NEED to be done. Not everything on your to-do list needs to be done (at least not right away).
Adventure surrounds us everyday, we just have to choose to acknowledge it, claim it as our own and seize it.
Knowing who you are, what you desire to be/achieve and why, are the key driving forces behind your success in reaching your goals.
Dream, find your purpose and create a plan with the tools, resources, motivation and accountability needed to help you down your path when it gets hard.
Believe in yourself. The road might be long, have a few bumps along the way and will take a lot of determination, but it all is what makes it worth it. What does your best, balanced self. look like?
Your body is a complex system that is meant to move. With proper preparation and care it can take you places you never thought it could go.
Prevent injury, burnout, boredom and become well-rounded by working on stamina, strength, power, speed, balance and flexibility.
Whether you are working towards completing your first organized walk, a long race, participating in an outdoor activity or maybe just need to be fit to travel, you can develop the skills to get there.
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It is no secret that there are positive physical and mental benefits of movement and nature within your daily life. Whether you have a goal to walk your first 5k, run a trail marathon or just to participate in more outdoor activities – the impacts they can have are life-changing.
As your health coach I will guide you through a step-by-step process to transform your unique goals into sustainable behaviors that fit into your routine. Learn how to fuel your body for energy, explore the world around you, aspire to be your best balanced self and train for your adventures – all while enhancing your quality of life.
*If you aim to live life by engaging in new or exciting activities or experiences, no matter how small or large (a beginner walking program, an intense hike, a new race, canoe trip, travel across the globe, or even gardening, etc.) to increase your health and happiness; YOU are a daily adventurer.
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I am a food loving, activity seeking health coach who resides in Franklin, TN with my husband and two sweet dogs (Lola & Penny).
I believe everyone should eat balanced and not cut food groups if you don't medically need to. All foods can fit in a healthy diet. Unfortunately, I have to avoid gluten and also limit myself with dairy, so my goal is to provide healthy, gluten-free/dairy-free recipes so EVERYONE can enjoy all foods, even if you do have to cut out certain food groups. My recipes are encouraged for everyone to eat, not just for those with sensitivities/allergies! Most of my recipes can be easily converted by using real dairy and whole-wheat in place of my allergy-free substitutes.
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