Over the history of ZooFit, I preach about positive reinforcement. This usually instigates a series of questions- Positive what? What is positive reinforcement? Why use positive reinforcement? And the ever popular, “Oh, you mean like having a burger after the gym?” (I go into a series of posts to answer this one simple question)
The most basic set-up for establishing a new behavior is using the ABC’s of operant conditioning. Establish an antecedent, a criteria for behavior, and a consequence. But some habits are little more complex. For instance, going to the gym. Yes, GETTING to the gym is often the hardest part of establishing a habit. Implementing an…
Our first step in our fitness journey is discovering our Why. Once we have a better idea of WHAT we want and WHY we want it, the process of creating habits gets significantly easier. You want habits which will support these ideals, and promote our desired outcomes.
Finding your Why is an important component to finding the motivation to achieve your fitness goals, and start your journey to a healthier, happier you.
Zookeepers are an amazing group of people. They dedicate their lives to improve animal welfare, educate the public, and promote conservation.
ZooFit is a fun and unique fitness program which I am incredibly proud to share with the world. In the past, I have focused quite a bit on Conservation Fitness. Which is important because it’s one of my three pillars. Conservation Fitness bridges the gap between effort and success. Meet your fitness goals, help save…
It’s taken me a few days to decompress, but I’m back to normal and proud of ZooFit. I just have to toot my horn a little. After I got a little shut-eye and power naps.
My husband told me today I have too many books. I’m really confused, because I’m pretty sure there’s no such thing as too many books.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, the day they say the world is Irish. It’s my feast day, since my birth name is Patricia. Although, my celebration is a little off-kilter what most people think when they celebrate today.
There are days when I truly appreciate living on a small community island. Today was definitely one of those days. The local library hosted a wonderful workshop this afternoon on Do-It-Yourself Cleaning Products, a topic right up my alley. Living in the Pacific Northwest, in the Puget Sound, I am very aware of chemicals I…