The older I get, the more thankful I am for things I used to take for granted. Things like eating whatever I wanted instead of choosing foods based on calories and the fat content, or disregarding the late-night hour because I could sleep as late as I wanted in an attempt to make up …

God put Body & Soul Fitness into my life just over 4 years ago. I say it that way rather than that I found the class because I know it was a gift. Four years ago, I was a mother who had not been coping well since the birth of my son two years …

(Reprinted from American Council on Exercise (ACE)) Fall is in full swing and there are plenty of fresh fall foods to try now that the leaves are starting to change color. Here are five fabulous types of produce to try this fall that go way beyond pumpkin. It’s Spaghetti Squash Season Looking to level …

My first introduction to Body & Soul was at a health fair. It included samples of the various workouts, healthy snacks and other fitness-related stuff like that. It was kind of a big deal, I now know; even the president of Body & Soul was there. My friend Kerri invited me, and to be …

Do You Need a Reset? | Body & Soul Fitness

This summer I had the most amazing experience in the Redwood Forest in California. It was a wellness retreat organized by some health coaches. What surprised me the most about the retreat is that there were no presentations or teaching times, per se. I don’t know what I expected exactly, but it certainly wasn’t …

Get Back on Track | Body & Soul Fitness

So, you say you want to get back on track with your eating. So, you say you want to start exercising again. As the summer is winding down and school approaching, there is a ton to do. If the summer schedule has your exercise routine and healthy eating choices out of whack, welcome to …

The song “Don’t Miss It” by Francesca Battistelli slayed me the other day. “Burn up the interstate (I do) Got somewhere you need to be, you’re (Always) Not gonna let nobody slow you down (Right, don’t slow me down) Turn off the radio and Turn up your telephone (Got my headphones in to make …

When my family first contemplated a cross-country move, I automatically began searching websites for possible churches where we were relocating. As I did my Internet search, I stumbled upon a women’s ministry announcement about the local Body & Soul Fitness classes. I had never heard of Body & Soul, but I thought that it …

I have some good news to share! Did you know that God’s not done with you? Seriously, He’s not done. You are a work in progress. You are: a painting the Master is still working on a tapestry that is still being woven and spun a house with a foundation but maybe not walls …

Let me tell you a little story about a journey I am on. A journey to true (and lasting) health and wellness for myself and for my family. I look around and everyone I see is either very unhappy with their weight, struggling to lose weight, or wishing they could be healthier. It wasn’t …