A blog about health and fitness by the trainers at Lean Body Lifestyles


January 2017

January In Review

Nikki and I have been working on a new project, which we are hoping to launch in the next couple of months. In the process of getting some feedback on that project, I've been talking to people a lot about... Continue Reading →


We’ve talked about sleep. We’ve talked about water. We’ve talked about stretching. If you’ve been keeping track of our progress through that list of four foundational healthy activities, you know where this post is going. It had to come to... Continue Reading →

Favorite Things

Every month I like to compile a list of my favorite things, mostly health and fitness-related, but not always. None of the people or companies listed below paid me to try their product or to say nice things about them.... Continue Reading →


Okay, so week two of the healthy activity points journal is under our belts! How did it go? Did 25 points seem difficult or did you smash through that goal and set a higher one for yourself this week? I... Continue Reading →

Favorite Stretches: Legs

These are just a few of my favorite stretches for the legs. Just because I like them doesn’t mean anyone else will. And if you don’t, that’s totally okay. I won’t be offended, I swear. Also, please consult your physician... Continue Reading →

Healthy Activity 1: Sleep

How did your first week of the Healthy Activity Points Journal project go? Did you find yourself struggling to reach your points goal? Were there activities that felt especially relaxing, joyful, or empowering? Did you think of new activities to... Continue Reading →

The Rules of Stretching

We hear a lot about the importance of exercise, but much less about the importance of stretching. In the past, I know I’ve been guilty of skipping my stretches at the end of a workout. But I really shouldn’t have.... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Hope your 2017 is off to a wonderful start! If you’re anything like me, you are being inundated this time of year with emails, news stories, billboards, commercials, and social media posts about fitness. To be more... Continue Reading →

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