A little spring stress clearing

Quick tip: look at the brain and the other organs of the body as a single team. Once you’ve gotten yourself used to the idea that the brain and all the other wiring and squishy things inside you work TOGETHER, it starts to get easier to understand the impact of stress on exercise, appetite, mood,…

All fired up!

Today I am letting something from the past go, by amplifying the message contained within it, not the emotion I felt during it.There’s a huge difference between what’s personal & what’s important. Yes, they can overlap – there are personal things that are important, and important things that are personal. However, the sooner we realize…

What else is going on around here?

OK, the first full week of Fit Kind LLC-ship has just passed, and it’s May 1st, so I guess a small celebration is in order! I’m looking at all kinds of new options for YOU, my audience, whether or not you’re a personal training client of mine. No matter who you are, I’m dedicated to…

New name – same philosophy

Great news! As of April 23, Tina Nixon Personal Training is now Fit Kind LLC. 😀 Website changes will come along at some point soon, but now I have a business name that aligns with my mission, which makes me so happy! What does “Fit Kind” even mean? It comes down to a way of…

Some food for thought

I wanted to share some things I think are pretty cool this week. I don’t have any affiliate situations set up, or receive any $ or merchandise for making these recommendations – I honestly, really like what’s being out out here. New cookbook I bought & am going to try out (I don’t have diabetes,…

More on…food!

Why does a personal trainer spend so much time talking about food? Well, there’s a couple of reasons. The most important is that people continue to think that exercise is the key to losing weight – and it’s not. The other reason is that people also tend to misunderstand how much protein they need daily…

Get ready for fiber season

I attended a great talk last week with a cooking demo given by America’s Grow-a-Row New Jersey and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The emphasis was on the role that minimally-processed foods play in our health, and as someone excited for any benefit we can get from exercise & nutrition, hearing that fruits…

Don’t accept the status quo

Just read one of those lists that’s practically cobbled together for Facebook. You know the type: “10 things baby boomers wish millennials knew about back pain”, etc. Here’s a little experiment:1. Read this list.2. Read what’s below the list.3. Read the list again. 24 SURPRISING WAYS TO INJURE YOURSELF WHEN YOU’RE OVER 50LIZ ALTERMAN (McSweeneys) 1….

Deadline extended! Registration closes 3/25/21

Hi! There’s been a lot of vaccination activity going on & I’ve been doing some volunteering getting appointments for vulnerable folks, so I wanted to keep registration open a few days more. 🙂 Now, on with the post. I’ll admit – I’ve been racking my brain all week, trying to figure out the best way…