How to Get Your Power Back

5 Steps to Getting Your Confidence & Power Back

If you feel like you’ve lost your confidence, you can get it and your sense of power back. It can be rough feeling like you’ve had power then lost it, so here are a few things you can do to feel on top of your game again, in this order: [Read more…]

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Fit Club 3 (Advanced) is Out!

Fit Club 3 is out!

Weeks 9 – 12 are the third and final installment of my online TRX fitness program.

Club 3 Includes: 

  • 8 Advanced TRX Workouts
  • Downloadable PDFs
  • Videos with Detailed Instructions
  • Timers for Your Phone/Tablet (so you can be on autopilot)
  • Tracking Tools to Track Your Progress
  • An Optional 4 Week Schedule to Follow for Most Efficient Results
  • Access to a Private Facebook Group for Additional Support

The coupon code FIRST50 is now active!

Flash Fit Club 3 - Advanced TRX Workouts for Home

 

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34 Lessons I’ve Learned By My 34th Birthday

34 Lessons Learned By My 34th Birthday

Live and learn, that’s what we all do. The smartest among us are the ones that actually use those lessons to better themselves as they age, instead of repeating the same mistakes over and over through the years. In an effort to remind myself of what I’ve learned over the years, I’m laying it out here to look back on from time to time.

I did a similar post on my 29th birthday five years ago. I thought I’d continue with sharing what I’ve learned a year before the usual landmark birthday year. In no particular order: [Read more…]

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TRX Bootcamp in Canmore!

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Book Buzz: Summer Reading List 2018

Summer Reading List 2018

I never start a new book without finishing another one… until now. For whatever reason I’ve had complete lack of self control when it comes to reading this summer. There are so many great books out there! I’m reading about 6 right now* and this shit is crazy. I want the ability to speed read so I can get through all of them.

Last fall, before we went to Asia, I tried checking out lots of e-books from my library’s app for the long flight, but everything I wanted to read was on hold. I put holds on about 10 different books (the max allowed) and they’re all becoming available NOW. Three have landed in my app this week alone. You only get them for a week, so I’ve had to make the choice to send some back so somebody else can get to them and put myself back on the wait list. Because there are so many people waiting on them, you can’t extend the loans on some of these.

Here’s what I’m currently reading (links to all in the photos) and hopefully you can get through faster than I can… with a little sense of focus:  [Read more…]

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Dancer Pose Challenge

Dancer Pose Challenge

My month-long quest to achieve the Dancer Pose:

Day 1: Baseline Photo – where you’re at right now. Do both legs!

Anybody else see exercises or poses online that they wish they could do but can’t? I have probably 10 or so that I try sporadically – handstands, crazy pull-up variations, mobility drills, etc – but I know I’ll only achieve them if I focus on ONE at a time, instead of 10… So for the month of August (and a little into September) I’m planning on nailing the Dancer Pose variation with both arms.

In the dance world, we call this a Scorpion, but in yoga it’s called King Dancer or Natarajasana (yogis, please tell me if this is incorrect). Whatever it’s called, I can’t do it and have never been able to grab my foot behind my head… but now I’m determined.

Each week I’ll be posting what I’m doing to achieve this. It’s going to take a mixture of back strengthening, front side stretching – especially in the quads and hip flexors – and thoracic spine/overhead shoulder mobility for me to get this, so the videos will vary.

I’ll be posting the exercises and my progress on my Instagram and Facebook pages. Follow along with the hashtag #flashdancerchallenge and DM me your photos if you want to join in!

 

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Trying Shampoo Bars For The First Time…

In an effort to cut back on all the plastic in my life, I’ve recently purchased my first shampoo and conditioner bars! (Shoutout to my friend Leslie who mentioned these to me.)

These are similar to soap bars and they seriously cut back on plastic use in the container, but also the fuel used in shipping. Think about how much lighter it is to ship a tiny bar instead of several full bottles of shampoo!

I was a bit skeptical at first – thinking it would be like washing your hair with regular soap (and if you’ve ever done that, you know it DOES NOT WORK) -but I was pleasantly surprised. Here’s what I thought about my first week using these bars…

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Free Fitness Business Webinar: Starting Your Own Bootcamp

If you’re a fitness pro who’s ever thought about starting your own bootcamp or other type of registered program (e.g. 6 Week Weight Loss, 12 Week Post-Natal Fitness, etc), you already know there’s a lot to think about… which makes it seem overwhelming. I hosted a free webinar for fitness pros on this very topic a lit bit ago and you can get the link here.

I’ll cover how to

make money without having to spend ALL day in a gym,

maximize your clients’ benefits in cost effective manner,

& cover your legal bases so you do business the right way.

Watch It

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Workout Playlist: Summer 2018

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It’s HOT out. Here’s an hour+ of hot music for your sweat sesh. Enjoy!

Includes: Warm-up music, good beats for the hard stuff, & mellow cool-down tunes.

 Don’t forget to stretch, y’all.

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How To Start Your Own Bootcamp

How To Start Your Own Bootcamp

I’m so excited to share all this information!

If you’ve ever thought about running your own show, making your own schedule, making more money in fewer hours, and having more control over your fitness business, you should check out my new online course, The Better Bootcamp Pro Course.

This 6 lesson online course is designed to guide you through the entire process of starting your own bootcamp or other registered program. From first ideas, to launch, and everything between (and after), this course will help take some of the stress out of starting your fitness business.

Even if you are already running something, this course can help you scan over your current program to see where you might be able to add some improvements.

The first 50 people to use the coupon code FIRST50 will receive 15% off the total price!

Questions? Email me at fitwithflash@gmail.com

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