Accountability creates Actions

Happy Holidays!

It’s almost New Years, the time of year where everyone feels the need to ‘change’. This year, let’s forget about resolutions. Instead, let’s set realistic goals and develop a plan to make them happen. Want to know the number one reason a person abandons their resolutions? Lack of planning and accountability.

Let me tell you a story about when I first learned the importance of accountability when it comes to exercise. Almost 10 years ago when I was a young, fresh, personal trainer I got a job at a cute boutique gym by my house in Ontario, Canada. This gym was known for providing excellent personal training services, and one of the perks of the job was that I got to train with another experienced trainer myself.

Of course I was super pumped… this was perfect! I was going to be lean and sculpted while learning everything I could to pass on to my own clients. So I chose my trainer and was all ready to start, until he said, “the only time I have is 7am. Does that work?” Seven AM?! At 19 years old (yes, I was so young!), I was a full time student during the day, personal trainer in the evenings, and bartender on the weekends…the last thing I wanted to do was get to the gym at 7 am to workout. But this was my chance, and it was free, so I figured I would give it a shot.

I was there at 7 am 3x a week for three months straight. I never slept in and never missed a session because I knew my coworker would be there waiting for me and he would be super disappointed if I didn’t show. I just couldn’t let him down.

At the end of the three months I a) got in wicked shape b) almost became a morning person and c) felt super proud of myself for going outside of my comfort zone and pushing myself to the next level.

Moral of the story is, ACCOUNTABILITY is KEY to sticking with a new goal. Even people in the business (like myself) require motivation and commitment to continue a program and not just give up and go back to our old ways. How many workout programs have you started and never finished? Or maybe you have workout DVDs sitting there collecting dust, or a deflated exercise ball in the corner.

That is why my system is different. I provide one on one support with the affordability and convenience of a home program. The frequent check-ins and personalized approach help motivate and encourage my clients to succeed and never give up. My success rate is through the roof, which is why I created the Fit Mama January Challenge. I want to help motivate others to start the year off right, and see their goals through to the end. Just give me 31 days. I will help you transform your body and mind to become a better, healthier, and stronger you.

So what is it?
Online 31 day program that starts January 4th

– 31 days of home workouts (range from 10-40 minutes and require little equipment)
– 31 days of nutritionist approved meal plans and grocery lists (choice of 3)
– 31 days of nutritional support and accountability
– 31 days of coaching and support from me! I will check in to make sure you are getting your workouts in and I am always available to answer any questions or problem solve what is holding you back from achieving your goals.
– Exclusive access to my workout app to view videos, send messages, and log workouts A fun exciting way to start or continue your fitness journey
– When you finish this challenge you will not only look and feel great, but your new confidence and motivation will have you ready to take on whatever comes next.

SIGN UP BEFORE DECEMBER 31st to take advantage of the reduced price ($30) and receive a complimentary 20-minute consultation and goal planning session

Pay NOW to reserve your spot!
(Space is super limited! I only run this twice a year)
Only $30 (Value of $120)

Accountability creates actions..Make it happen!

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Christmas Struggles of A Fit Mama

I am a self proclaimed Fit Mama. Yes, I workout. Yes, I eat healthy. Yes, I post a lot on Instagram. No, I am definitely not the perfect Pinterest mom.

Holiday Expectations are Rough

Holidays are such a fun time of year, but they can also bring loads of stress. Last year, my daughter was only 2 months old at Christmas, so we were in pure survival mode — and that was okay. I felt like everyone understood the generic Christmas presents and why our house didn’t look like a winter wonderland.

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12 Days of Christmas

On the 12 days of Christmas my true love gave to me……

What would you like to see at the end of this sentence? Pretty sure a partridge in a pear tree isn’t a top priority!

How about…
“A fit rocking body, arms best for lifting, no lingering back pain, more energy daily, a smile, good skin and something to make me happpppy!”

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Stress Management

Today, someone asked me if I was stressed. This caused me to stop and think for a moment, do I have stress? I associate stress with major life events; school, exams, money problems, job hunting, breakups and anything else equally disruptive. Since I thankfully am not dealing with any of these things at the moment, how could I possibly be stressed? But yet, I still wanted to answer yes to this question and wasn’t quite sure why.  It is possible that we live in a world that is so chronically stressed out that we don’t even notice?

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Black Friday Deals 2015

So, I admit… I am a big online shopper. Partly because I get a thrill out of finding the best deal and also because I can’t get a lot of the items I am looking for in Santa Barbara. That being said, I am
BLACK FRIDAY shopping from my couch tonight! Way better than battling the crowds. Here are my top 5 finds for fellow Fit Mama’s!

I’ve recently fallen in love with the quality of their activewear. Shop this weekend for up to 40% off select styles! FREE shipping.
lole black friday

This is my go to online store for all things cloth diapers, mama cloth, babywearing, etc ,etc. I grabbed some new Funky Fluff diapers for 15% off and got a free Lalabyebaby wetbag! FREE shipping.

As you probably know if you follow me on Instagram, I love my LILLEbaby carrier(s). I was very very close to ordering another before my husband saw what I was doing and in his sweet innocent way said…”I think you may have enough baby carriers right now…” BUT, this is the biggest sale of the year and they are all 25% OFF! That’s huge! Grab one while they are still on sale. Use Code THANKFUL25, includes FREE shipping.
lille baby black friday

The makers of everything yoga are offering 20% off and FREE shipping over $25. Pretty good deal if you need a new yoga mat, resistance ball, or other form of home equipment.

I have been obsessing over these designer leather diaper bags lately. I have not bought one as they are a bit outside my price range but I have high hopes of winning one of the 1000 contests I’ve entered. (Mom.. if you need a Christmas idea I’ll take an Elizabeth…lol jk :p !!) I was super tempted tonight when I saw they are on sale and you get a FREE leather care and 50% off accessories. Check them out!

lily jade black friday

What Black Friday Deals did you take advantage of?? I’d love to hear! Comment below 🙂 Happy Thanksgiving!

black friday fit mom deals

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