are you making quitting your habit?

If you are trying to improve your health and you keep quitting, I challenge you to ask if you’ve determined a big enough REASON WHY you want a change. In my 3M method as an Oahu based personal and virtual health and wellness trainer and coach, our #mindfulness work together will include drilling down toContinue reading “are you making quitting your habit?”

slow is shitty, but slow is sustainable

I know first hand how slow results can be frustrating, stressful and just plain shitty. I’ve chased the results wagon for a real long time. I’ve done the quick fixes. I’m guilty of programming the extremes as a total newbie trainer who didn’t know any better (and TBH who was also stuck in her ownContinue reading “slow is shitty, but slow is sustainable”

the exercise you should be doing

This is demonstrating the Quadruped extension or aka the Bird Dog exercise. Quadruped is the position where both hands and knees are on the ground. It is the starting position of crawling that all children do. When young babies are learning to walk, quadruped helps them develop curves in their spine and core strength. ForContinue reading “the exercise you should be doing”

diets make us dumb

Over the years as a female workout and personal fitness trainer on Oahu, I’ve met a shit load of women who are lifetime, hardcore dieters. And over the years, I’ve seen how horribly diets fail these women, over and over and over again. You see, diets are set up to cause you to fail, eventually…Continue reading “diets make us dumb”

looking for the fountain of youth?

Looking for a fountain of youth?  Exercise can turn back the clock, jumpstart your energy, and restore your health. Even if you’ve been a couch potato for decades, it’s never too late to start. Now is the perfect time to get up, get moving, and get fit. Here’s why—and how. Step 1: Start Small KenContinue reading “looking for the fountain of youth?”

i’m NOT THAT trainer

Here are YOUR two missing links to you getting it done ✅✅!! ☝️ #consistency – doing the thing over & over ✌🏾 #accountability – checking in with someone to keep you on track  Do you have to think about brushing your teeth? Or do you simply make your way to the bathroom and do thisContinue reading “i’m NOT THAT trainer”

i have some bad news for you…

I have some bad news for you… There is SO MUCH FALSE weight loss and diet information out there that has BRAIN 🧠 WASHED us to believe that hours of cardio and cutting your calories super low is the answer to weight loss.  ☝️THIS is a common issue I see many women making when theyContinue reading “i have some bad news for you…”

how to foam roll for knee pain – video included

What is Myofascial Release Myofascial release is the application of low-intensity forces to soft tissues over a long period of time. Essentially, the purpose is to allow contracted muscles to relax, which improves blood flow and nutrient flow to the area. The effect is that muscles operate with smoother motion because of reduced internal rubbing.Continue reading “how to foam roll for knee pain – video included”

Wellness Wednesdays with Dr. Erik Shimane

On Wednesdays, #2CWHI dishes about wellness and today, we had to highlight one of our MVPs – Dr. Erik Shimane of Epik Chiro! Dr. Erik Shimane, owner operator of Epik Chiro is on da team! He’s been keeping me in tip-top shape year after year, allowing my body to forge ahead with all of myContinue reading “Wellness Wednesdays with Dr. Erik Shimane”

buyer beware

From my previous entry, you know I’m on the hunt for a hip replacement (hahaha). In my search, I was on a bargain hunt since I do not have chiropractic care on my medical insurance. Casey, one of my 24cycle spin cult followers (wink-wink-wink) and every-so-often race buddy, referred me to Dr. Jin Kim at ManoaContinue reading “buyer beware”