Author Archives: rrluthi

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.

Workout Wednesday

2 Evidenced-based Core Exercises to Start Your Next Workout! Abdominal Roll-Out on Swiss Ball To perform the abdominal roll-out begin in a kneeling position with both knees flexed at 90 degrees and hip-width apart on top of a floor mat. … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

Self-belief does not necessarily ensure success, but self-disbelief assuredly spawns failure. By sticking it out through tough times, people emerge from adversity with a stronger sense of efficacy. — Albert Bandura

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Monday Motivation

10 Rules of Emotional Health Take care of yourself. Take time to relax, exercise, eat well, spend time with people you enjoy and activities that you find pleasurable. When you are at the best, you can be the best that you … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday

How did you feel after your last intense workout? Did you experience muscle cramps, dehydration, or increased fatigue? After your next hard workout try NASM Sports Performance Specialist, Geoff Lecovin’s refreshing homemade electrolyte recovery drink. Ingredients 1/2 cup Fresh Orange Juice 1/4 … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

Is your weekly “to-do list” or paperwork on your desk this deep? Mount Washington, North Bend, WA, USA Take one step at a time. Stay in the present moment. Snow shoeing through deep terrain or inching through a deep stack of … Continue reading

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Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week Kale Creamsicle A green smoothie for a guilt-free  St. Patrick’s Day! Ingredients 1 cup Kale (chopped) 1 Whole Orange (peeled and chopped) ¼ cup Water 1 scoop Organic Egg White Protein Powder 1 cup Ice … Continue reading

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Therapy Thursday

The only person you are Destined to become  is the person you Decide to be. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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TED Talk Tuesday

Do you have an inner critic? Does your inner critic “nit pick” at every thought and action lowering your self-esteem and confidence? Each of us has two different voices: a nurturer (lifting us up) and a critic (bringing us down). Both of these voices have important … Continue reading

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March into Happiness

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Motivation Monday

I am so much more than I give myself credit for.  

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