New Years Resolutions or 2015 Yearly Goals? You gotta know what you’re working towards, or one day you’ll look back and 10 years have gone by where you didn’t accomplish a damn thing. LAST YEAR I competed in the bikini division of a fitness competition in June of 2014. It’s taken me six months to put … More My first NPC bikini competition: The good, the bad, and the oily
New Years Resolutions. Here we go again. By the end of 2014, did you even remember what yours was and if so, what were the results? Be honest. Why are new years resolutions so difficult to keep? Typically its something we dread, some vague statement about some behavior or action that we want to alter. … More Making New Years Resolutions That Stick
I need to be pushed. I need to be challenged. And most of all, I need to be told “You can do more.” You right coach. Don’t put up with my excuses. No one puts the fear of god into me like my coaches. No one I’d rather make prouder. No one whom I’d rather hear call … More If your gym could kick you out… would they?
Uh oh! A combination of coming back and hitting it hard after a three month hiatus, a *little* dehydration over Labor day weekend, and overall neglecting of how tight and overworked my muscles were at the time. So lifestyle can influence your body? Affect inflammation levels and make you more prone to swelling, pain, and bruising, … More I’M HURT! How to stay healthy and recover quickly with an injury.
Today is the day. In 1920 women’s suffrage ended when the 19th amendment was signed allowing women the right to vote. In 1965 LBJ signed the voting rights act to prevent racial discrimination in voting. Why have we become so complacent? We’re the bitchiest and laziest generation. Get off your ass today and DO something … More VOTE. Get off your ass and DO SOMETHING.
So here it is! My follow up to the “ALS ice bucket challenge” like 5 years too late. I know I like “write a blog” and need to “be relevant” but I battle jumping on the bandwagon and love to live in my bubble. I still haven’t watched Game of Thrones, refuse to read “50 … More LinderKids – MY ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Follow Up
The Austin Fit Magazine is a locally distributed publication that is one of the reasons I love living here. Not only does it educate the community with articles relating to fitness and nutrition, they feature local athletes and companies and motivate residents to participate in the many activities, races, and events in the area. As … More Austin Fit Magazine August 2014
Change stirs emotions… Almost paralyzed by fear The chest pressure, heart racing, sweaty palms, harbored anxiety. Rays of hope shine down pathways of opening doors, and the rush of excitement pondering the endless possibilities that await. Quit my old job Start new job next Monday. 6 weeks of training and dieting for a competition … More Things are gonna change, I can feel it
750 meter swim, 12.4 meter bike, 3.1 mile run. No big deal. So I’m not the strongest swimmer, personally own a single speed, and am a seasonally, semi-dedicated runner. This race kicked my butt. But it also invigorated, challenged, and motivated me to push myself beyond my limits of comfort, ease, and laziness. It ended … More First Triathlon Experience: I swam. I biked. I ran.
Did you know sitting is killing you? It might not be AS bad as puffing on a nicotine stick, but being slave to a sedentary lifestyle is pretty much as bad as smoking. I sit at a desk all day long…. sitting for 8 hours wears on my back. And my eyes. And my poor … More Stand Up Desk: Correct Standing Posture to Reduce Back Pain and Burn Calories