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The Boring Side to Fitness

The Boring Side to Fitness

I know this is going to sound blasphemous coming from me, but I’m going to go ahead and say it:  There is a boring side to fitness, and I’m delving into it head-on right now! In my endeavors to become a mentor and knowledgeable in my conservation fitness program, I…

Thug Kitchen- Eat Like You Give a Frack!

Thug Kitchen- Eat Like You Give a Frack!

WARNING!!!!!!  INCREDIBLY OFFENSIVE AND EXPLICIT LANGUAGE AHEAD! This should be the only time I use this type of language on here, but I truly cannot help it. Truth be told, I myself actually have quite a colorful language in daily life.  But I recognize it as unprofessional in many instances,…

Special Dedication- 1000 Days of Art

Special Dedication- 1000 Days of Art

In 2013, my husband embarked on a challenge for himself and his passion.  He decided that he would challenge himself to do some kind of art, whether that be painting or drawing for at least 30 minutes each day.  Every day. Chris has always been inspired by the masters, and…

Utilizing Available Resources to Plan Workouts

No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, and no I haven’t NOT been exercising.  I’ve been working on other commitment projects and I’m getting behind on everything….  but I’m already digressing. I do not belong to a gym or CrossFit box.  I don’t own fancy equipment or…

Take a Stand: Bluefin Tuna Edition

Take a Stand: Bluefin Tuna Edition

In the Harry Potter series, Dumbledore explains to Harry that there comes a time when you must choose between what is right, and what is easy.  For me, the choice is most difficult when I must either publicly take a stand or keep my convictions to myself.  Even when I…

BINGO Bootcamp

Today we did one of my favorite workouts- BINGO Bootcamp!  I love variety and games incorporated into my routines, so this really hits the nail on the head in both those categories.

Nature Trail Workout

There are a couple nature parks near us, and as this month we are still experiencing non-fall-like weather, I decided to try our nature trail workout at another park today.  This park was about 20 minutes away at Cooper Mountain.  It wasn’t a bad drive, but it is a little…

Workout at the Park

Workout at the Park

When Chris and I first moved to Oregon, we found a little park not too far from our apartment that has benches, a playground with monkey bars, and seemed secluded enough to allow some “privacy” while working out.  Then we joined VillaSport for the summer and when we left Villla,…

Connecting to Nature in Fitness

Today’s workout was the epitome of everything EarthFit stands for.  We went to the Nature Park that is right across the street, and finished a grueling 90 minute workout.  But it was perfect!  Perfect challenge.  Perfect setting.  Just perfect! There are a ton of trails at the Tualatin Hills Nature…

Do One Green Thing- Produce, Meat, Dairy, Poultry, and Eggs

Do One Green Thing- Produce, Meat, Dairy, Poultry, and Eggs

Embarking on this journey to live fit and green has been empowering, but I am very grateful that I am not going at this on my own.  I have found a plethora of books that have helped me make better consumer choices and create healthier, more environmental habits. Recently, I…