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



What I Wish I’d Known

Well, that title could apply to so many facets of life, am I right? But in this case it's what I wish I'd known before I became a full-time(ish) freelancer. You all know that I work for the studio part-time... Continue Reading →

My Pre-Trainer Life

Last week Nikki and I returned from our first annual management retreat. We went down to Cannon Beach and spent three days making a plan for the next year of the studio's life. In July of 2015, I sat on a... Continue Reading →

Studio News Alert!!

We have been really busy over the last several months (the last year, really) planning for the next phase of Lean Body Lifestyles' life as a business. It's been really difficult to keep some of this stuff under wraps! So,... Continue Reading →

The Problem with Numbers

I don't own a scale. Haven't for years. And the reason I don't is because the number has too much influence over my happiness. It's not something I’m proud of. I was especially reluctant to write a post about it.... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Our Favorite Things

Today seemed like a good day to share some of our current favorite things. None of the companies mentioned below know us, asked us to promote their product, or has paid us for doing so. These are just things we... Continue Reading →

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