Attitude is tough to master, and I ain’t just talking about the butt burning Barre exercise… the brain teaser that is our own personal narrative can be way more of a challenge. It’s that age old idea of the angel/devil sitting on your shoulder, of course what we rarely acknowledge is that both the angel and the devil are in fact ourselves, and we can actively choose how we are going to talk to ourselves. Yes, that’s right gang, we control our own narrative.
As a starter to this blog series it seemed a no-brainer to talk about Belief: how much we believe in ourselves and how that effects our fitness & our daily life.
Happy May Day Guys!!!! What better way to start May than with a motivational Monday muse. Speaking of motivation . . . . did I tell you I have loved (and I mean LOVED) reading all of the 'Real Results' client blogs?!! They have been inspiring, heart warming and of course beautifully written . .... Continue Reading →
The enemy of progress, certainly in fitness, is the excuse. Its the force of evil that 'convinces' us that we simply can't or aren't able to do a class. It tells us that its okay to cancel or miss because something infinitely more important has come up or happened to us. Its the rationale that... Continue Reading →
Working out is hard. If it weren't it might instead be called 'playing out', or maybe 'funning out'? Either way its tough, and for many reasons. No matter what anyone tells you there is no easy way to getting stronger and more fit. It takes hard work, discipline, and proper direction, and that's without all... Continue Reading →
Life is hard. There is no doubt about it. It's hard in many ways, and its hard for everyone. Whether its stress, grief, exhaustion, or injury...everyone has hard times. At The Barre we do our best to help anyone who comes through the door try to manage all the hardship and difficulty that life sometimes... Continue Reading →
Preconceptions, misinformation, inaccuracies...almost everyone who walks through the door of The Barre is plagued by these. Its the first, and many times, the biggest hurdle that a person faces on their fitness journey. There is so much information regarding fitness these days and there is no shortage of trendy diets or hyped-up fitness fads. Unfortunately these... Continue Reading →
When it comes right down to it The Barre is a physical fitness studio and its goal is to affect physical change in the body. In the world of Barre, The Barre economy is built on movement, on burning energy to accomplish that movement, and on building strength to maintain the movements. And our currency is... Continue Reading →
In our experience there are many many reasons why people choose to workout. Some are forced to for injury rehabilitation reasons, others for their job, still others to impress someone else. These reasons and many others are all valid and worthy of the effort that they inspire, but today's blog is written by someone who has an... Continue Reading →