what type of exerciser are you?

I offer group coaching, DIY Programs, 1:1 (One on One) Private Coaching, and Dual Training (a combo of 1:1 and DIY). The most common question I get asked is “But Lee-Ann, how do I know which program is right for me?” In today’s live, I go over a few key things you should consider toContinue reading “what type of exerciser are you?”

my animal flow warm-up for you!

Priming your body prior to ANY physical activity is a MUST! MOTION IS LOTION! I didn’t always feel that way. When I was younger, I didn’t really bother much to warm-up and now I am in my 40’s, it’s a requirement. As I aged, I learned my body doesn’t recover as fast as it usedContinue reading “my animal flow warm-up for you!”

“you can’t rely on motivation to get shit done”

FIRST you need to take ACTION, especially when you aren’t motivated to do so. -Maybe it’s walking 5 minutes / day -Maybe it’s drinking water before you eat -Maybe it’s eating veggies with every meal or a fruit a few times a day -Maybe it’s logging your food one day per week.  Just Start withContinue reading ““you can’t rely on motivation to get shit done””

body in a wretch? then STRETCH!

Stretching before and after your workout is crucial to your body’s overall development and will improve your overall joint movement, range of motion, and mobility. Sore after a workout? Probably because you didn’t properly warm-up and stretch those muscles. You can get away with a no warm-up routine for years, decades even. But, eventually, yourContinue reading “body in a wretch? then STRETCH!”

5 fit over 30 commandments to live buy

Don’t skip the warm-up: As we age, our muscles and tendons become less flexible and more subject to injury. A solid 10- to 15-minute warmup of light motion (not static stretching, which can actually cause damage when done cold) helps counteract that unavoidable truth. It’s time to start thinking of the warmup not as a thing you do beforeContinue reading “5 fit over 30 commandments to live buy”

short bodyweight workout benefits

You may be stuck at home, stressed, trying to figure out what the heck to do.Maybe you are way busier than you were, since now you have children to home school, work to be done and a household to run. Here are my TOP reasons WHY short duration, bodyweight workouts are the BEST! #1. BodyweightContinue reading “short bodyweight workout benefits”

5 minute metcon #stayathome

Stuck at home? This is a 5 minute DIY workout for REALLY ANY LEVEL. Subscribe to my ig @leeannwatanabe to get 2-3 FREE workouts per week. Message me NOW to get in on my 5 day #consistency challenge #onthehook starting on Monday! It’s a fun way for our private group to stay sane during this difficult time. It’s absolutelyContinue reading “5 minute metcon #stayathome”

my gift to you calm in chaos

i give you permission…

I GIVE YOU PERMISSION… I hope this post finds you healthy, staying sane, and not too stir crazy. As a wellness coach, I’m struggling to find the best way to help people during this time. So, I’ve asked others, “What are you really struggling with?” And all the replies have a common theme – It comes downContinue reading “i give you permission…”

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”