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.

Thankful Thursday

People will forget what you said, People will forget what you did, but people will remember how you made them feel. — Maya Angelou

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Monday Motivation

How To Climb Any Mountain Have you slipped off track from achieving the resolution you set on January? Try setting a commitment instead. Commitments include an action plan. Be committed to feeling your best all year around. Do not try to change everything at … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Pecans Ingredients 3/4 cup Baby Spinach 1/2 cup Raw Sliced Strawberries 3/4 cup Baby Spinach 1/8 cup Chopped Pecans (may be substituted for walnuts, almonds, or cashews) 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

Today I break new ground and begin exciting new ventures. Mount Adams Summit, Washington, USA 12,280 feet, Second tallest mountain in Washington July 21, 2019

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Happy 4th of July!

As you fire up your grill, play fun games in the sun, and watch a spectacular fireworks show, please take a moment today to reflect why we enjoy the freedom and independence on this day and each and every day of the year.  Be GRATEFUL, … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

When a “storm” approaches, you will have the strength, power, and resiliency to rise above to the top… Positivity. Persistence. Perseverance. 

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Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week A Refreshing Summer Salad Watermelon Salad with Feta and Honeyed Pistachios Ingredients 1 small Red Onion (sliced) 3 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup Unsalted Pistachios (roughly chopped) 2 tablespoon … Continue reading

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Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week A Fiber-rich Twist on Traditional Tapioca Pudding Chia Pudding Ingredients 1 cup Cashews (raw) 3 cups Water 1 tablespoon Honey 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extra Pinch of Sea Salt 1/4 cup Chia Seeds Directions Place the … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you experienced joy? How do cherry blossoms, rainbows, bubbles, and googly eyes make you feel? Where can you find joy? Writer and designer, Ingrid Fetell Lee’s TED Talk, Where Joy Hides and How to Find It, shares the … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

How many routes can you find to safely cross this treacherous stream? Obstacles in life can present in a similar way. Seek the strong and stable stepping stones that will bring you to your destination, safe and sound and most proud. … Continue reading

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