08Sep
By: Neghar On: September 8, 2015 In: Family, Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 12

  Labor Day Weekend in Cali was hot as a mofo. It appears that Summer is finally making an appearance, and no one in the beach cities has air conditioning…so, the ocean it is. We will brave the chilly Pacific waters because we are so damn hot we just...

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10Aug
By: Neghar On: August 10, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Lifestyle, Mindset Comments: 10

I joined a CrossFit gym last week. Yes, I do love training in my garage and I actually enjoy training alone most of the time, but the truth is…I’m sort of lonely. Over the past two years (since moving to Santa Monica) I’m noticing that I have a huge...

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04Aug
By: Neghar On: August 4, 2015 In: Be Happy, Family, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Lift, Mindset Comments: 27

Whether it’s cloudy or sunny, warm in January or cool in June–the beach is where you’ll find me. I go to walk my dogs and I go to meditate and clear my head. Sunrise, sunset, and everything in between–the beach is my favorite place to be. Of course, warm,...

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03Aug
By: Neghar On: August 3, 2015 In: fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Yoga Comments: 3

Come get bendy with me! Think you don’t have time for yoga? Think again! This #meatheadyoga yoga flow is only 12 minutes long–which means in just a few minutes you can work on getting bendy and connecting to your breath. Whether you’re brand new to yoga or an experienced yogi,...

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24Mar
By: Neghar On: March 24, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Mindset Comments: 27

This morning, as I was about to hop into the shower, I just so happened to glance in the mirror. I’m not sure why or what drew my attention, but my eyes were drawn to my breasts, and I suddenly noticed something I hadn’t seen before–stretch marks. Stretch marks...

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06Mar
By: Neghar On: March 6, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Training, Video Comments: 17

I vividly remember the first time I performed an unassisted pull-up. It was early 2008, and I was (unfortunately) awaiting knee surgery for an old, nagging sports injury. The extent of said injury kept me from being able to train my lower body, except for some minimal lying band work and straight leg...

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14Jan
By: Neghar On: January 14, 2015 In: Be Happy, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Yoga Comments: 10

Meathead yoga is all about being adaptable, intuitive, and honoring your body. It means embracing new challenges but also understanding that sometimes something is better than nothing. It’s for women who love to lift, love to sweat, want to be in touch with their bodies and hearts, and crave...

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08Jan
By: Neghar On: January 8, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mindset, Nutrition Comments: 41

First, a confession: I’d intended to publish this post last year (aka last week) but I just couldn’t manage it. I won’t give you all the nitty gritty details, but I’ll just say that when I expend a lot of emotional energy, it’s difficult for me to write. Initially,...

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17Dec
By: Neghar On: December 17, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Featured Posts, Nutrition Comments: 8

I’m a recovering yo-yo dieter. It seems weird and crazy to say that now, given how far I’ve come with mindful eating, selective indulgences, and learning to let go of food guilt. But once upon a time, I was the epitome of a neurotic eater. I’ve obsessively counted calories,...

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24Nov
By: Neghar On: November 24, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Mindset, Nutrition Comments: 15

Health [noun] 1. The general condition of the body and mind with reference to sound and vigor. 2. Soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment. 3. Vigor, vitality. Take a close look at this definition; notice what you don’t see? You don’t see specific types of...

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