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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,...Read more
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...Read more
“A thought is harmless unless we believe it. It’s not our thoughts, but our attachment to our thoughts, that causes suffering. attaching to a thought means believing that it’s true, without inquiring. A belief is a thought that we’ve been attaching to, often for years.” -Byron Katie, author of Loving What...Read more
One of my best friends is currently staying in my guest room. Let’s call her Becky. Becky is in between apartments, fresh out of a long term relationship, and I was adamant about offering up my guest room. We’ve been friends for almost 15 years, and I was excited about the opportunity...Read more
The last month or so has been more than a little hectic around here. Actually, if I can be honest with you, the last year has pretty much been hustle and crash on repeat. Nothing I can’t handle, of course, but just challenging in a myriad of ways. Between my...Read more
Single mom, full time trainer, full time student, part time crazy–that was me a few years ago. On a typical day you could find me training clients as early as 6 am and as late as 8 pm, then coming home to blog, put my kiddo to bed, and study...Read more
“…Before happiness and success comes your perception of the world. So before we can be happy and successful, we need to create a positive reality that allows us to see the possibility for both.” -Shawn Achor, bestselling author Which is more important: nutrition or exercise? Let’s settle this debate,...Read more
I have a confession to make that might get me into some trouble. Alas, in the name of female empowerment, and in the interest of transparency, here goes… I’m not particularly fond of my legs. For as long as I can remember, these gams have had a gargantuan nickname....Read more
I’m writing this from my new desk, in my new office, in my new home…in California. With the exception of this desk, a chair, and chubby little bulldog on my lap, the room is essentially empty. Last week, I loaded everything I own into cardboard boxes, and made my...Read more
Fitness & lifestyle coach, writer, veteran, and mom, Neghar Fonooni is passionate about empowering women through strength.
A Los Angeles native with 16 years experience in the fitness industry, Neghar's mission is to help women worldwide recognize their worth, own their power, prioritize self-care, and live their bliss. She uses movement as a gateway to encourage women to get in touch with their bodies, and mindset practice as a means to get in touch with their hearts.
An unabashed scifi and fantasy nerd, Neghar snorts when she laughs and loves lifting weights, yoga, red wine, dark chocolate, travel, fashion, and reading and collecting books. She resides in Venice, California with her son, Isaac, and her two silly Bulldogs.
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