Why We Fight for Fitness, Inside and Out

Why We Fight for Fitness, Inside and Out

I heard Joyce Meyer say something on TV recently that struck me as rather profound. She was drawing an analogy between our physical and spiritual states, pointing out that it is just as easy to become spiritually afflicted as it is to become physical ill, and conversely, virtually impossible to become stronger in body and […]

The Beauty of Intensity, Both Physical and Spiritual

The Beauty of Intensity, Both Physical and Spiritual

After my first go at a “high-intensity” CrossFit workout three years ago, I thought to myself, I have no idea how I survived that. I thought my body would fail. After I suddenly lost my dad on a beautiful August evening five years ago, I thought to myself, I have no idea how I survived […]

The Fitness Quote I’ll Never Forget

The Fitness Quote I'll Never Forget

This quote from the founder of PrayFit® Ministries struck my spirit like a sword when I read it recently on a friend’s Instagram feed: “If I can be so bold, shame on us if we train and eat ‘perfectly’ this week, but never crack open our Bibles or hit our knees in prayer.” – Jimmy […]

5 Best Exercises for a Strong Core and Healthy Body

Just Workin' On My Core

    Is your lower back hurting right now? Do you feel sore and stiff when you stand up from sitting for long periods of time? If so, I would be willing to bet that either you haven’t taken enough breaks to walk around and stretch, you haven’t maintained good posture, or your core is […]

4 “NEAT” Ways to Combat “Sitting Disease”

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  According to the American Heart Association, sedentary jobs have increased 83% since 1950. Physically active jobs now compose only about 25% of our workforce. That is 50% less than 1950.[1] Our average work week is also longer. Americans today work 47 hours a week – 164 more hours a year than 20 years ago.[2] […]