Happy New Year, fellow ZooFitters! Welcome 2020! What a year it is going to be! Read More “Making 2020 the Best Year Ever for ZooFit”
Plastic-Free July is almost over. One more day. This is a perfect opportunity to re-evaluate your life practices this month. If you did the Plastic-Awareness evaluation in the beginning, try it again and see if your plastic waste has declined.
It’s the Fourth of July, and while many of us will celebrate our country’s independence, I wanted to help you break free from plastic this festive grilling holiday. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge: Day 4- Freedom from Plastic, Made in America”
There are preferable situations for the two methods of dealing with setbacks. Lowering the criteria is a great way to deal with temporary issues and challenges. A lapse in motivation, schedule changes, vacations, and other unforeseen events are scenarios which lowering criteria may help. Read More “Going Back to Kindergarten”
Goals. We all have them. January 1st is the year to make them. February 10th seems like the average day of the year we forget about them.
Not me. Not this time. I have ACTION PLANS!!!! Read More “Making 2019 My, Well, You Know….”
Yeah, I was super tempted to name this blog “The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly”, but that’s not the ZooFit mentality.
My slogan (motto? mantra?) is “Eat clean, live green, train positive”. I could have easily said “Train Mean”, which is what many fitness programs promote. It’s a cutesy way to tell people you will be a bad-ass if you train with them, AND it rhymes. But animal trainers don’t think that way. We train positive. Read More “2018 Year in Review- The Good, The Better, and The Best”
I’m back from my first conference introducing ZooFit, and I’m pretty revved to get more projects started and finished. Luckily for me, next month is NaNoWriMo, and I am not only encouraged to focus my time on writing, I’m almost expected to. Read More “Gearing for New Things”
I’ve been racking my brain trying to find the words to describe how operant conditioning works in fitness. I’ve even had dreams about it. Read More “The Psychology of Burpees”
I used to live in Florida. I lived there from 1997 to 2007. Ten years. That was approximately 9 years, 11 months, and 29 days too long.
It’s hard to pinpoint what it was I disliked the most about Florida. Read More “30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Glad I Live in Washington”
I am coming back from a weekend getaway with my family, and starting my new job tomorrow, so while I have lots to share, I am keeping this post a little short. Read More “30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 3- Take a Hike!”