Encouragement

7 Thoughts From Being 7 Months Pregnant

I should clarify: My wife is 7 months pregnant – I am not 7 months pregnant. (I have a really hard time saying “We’re pregnant.” I’m not the one doing the work here so I refuse to claim that title haha.) Here are a few of our thoughts as we head into the final 2…...

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Finishing 2020 Strong As A Parent

I’ll start this encouragement piece with a bit of sobering information: The “new normal” that we’ve been adapting to over the course of the year will continue on into 2021.” This is so important to realize because so many people (parents!) are over-the-moon excited for the new year, and I hope we all take the…...

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What It Was Like Having COVID

In case you missed it on Instagram or Facebook, we had quite the experience at the beginning of October. On three consecutive days, my wife, daughter, and I all tested positive for COVID. Positive. Positive. Positive. (I thought this might be a good time and space to share with you what happened next, and to…...

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The Big 3: Family, Work, & Rest

There’s a good chance that you have other priorities outside of fitness. In fact, there’s a really really realllllly good chance that you have many other priorities outside of fitness. I’ve been a personal trainer and nutrition coach for a long time, and I’ve learned a thing or two about the cadence of my clients’…...

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Information vs. Knowledge

This will be a quick post, and I think that a shorter article with less information is only fitting for the topic we’re discussing today! Here’s the infographic that inspired this writing. You can click on it to see the original post. We’re in the middle of really strange times, if you think about it:…...

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A Quick Announcement…

As a member of the Blue Shoes Fitness family, you ought to know about the internal workings of our fitness family, so here’s the latest! As the title of this post suggests, this will be a quick little blurb to fill you in on. And if the title also made it sound like this was…...

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5 Lessons From Slowing Down During Shutdown

It’s needless to say that things have not only been different during these past few months, but they’ve also been pretty uncomfortable. We tend to resist change – especially when it’s unplanned – and very few of us envisioned the year 2020 being marker by a global pandemic. Through major, ongoing, unpredictable change like this,…...

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A Normal Story In Abnormal Circumstances

I haven’t actually written this down anywhere, so you will officially be the first one to read the following paragraphs! Instead of overloading you with even more educational material (on top of this month’s devotional, snack article, and workout program), I thought it might be neat to share a bit about my own story during…...

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