The Golden Rules to Great Goal Setting

In every facet of our lives, careers and health in particular, modern society is always encouraging us to think about the next milestone. Determining how we can progress and grow is what keeps life stimulating and exciting. “When you stop growing, you start dying!” as William S. Burroughs put it.

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From Prison to owning a CrossFit affiliate – OYE Podcast EP 59

Rob is the founder and owner of Twice Bitten CrossFit in Oklahoma City. Before owning a gym, Rob served a prison sentence of 7 years.  Seven years in a prison cell would typically break a man, but for Rob, this time in prison was the motivation to create a life built around service and helping others.

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Surviving the Season – 5 Holiday Health Hacks

We’re having a friendsgiving celebration and I just finished up baking some donuts for the occasion – the donut addiction is real people!  Somehow I managed to get through the entire process and only eat one mini donut – I recognize all my accomplishments in life, big and small! Anyway, it got me thinking about how stressful the holidays can be with so many social functions to attend & trying to be healthy and what is being healthy all about anyway?

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Lifestyle – A Day in the Life of Coach Mags

If you recently read coach J-flo’s account of a glimpse into a ‘normal’ day, you’ll have noticed that her day is just like any other mom’s out there; full of chasing kids around, preparing them food, staying on top of housework and all the rest! Finding a few minutes of peace and quiet, let alone an hour to work out, isn’t always easy.  Well what about if you’re a coach at a gym? Surely that means you have hours on end to train and that’s what makes all the difference right?! Uh well, sorry to burst your bubble, but no, that’s not the case! Check out what Mags’ day looks like as a Crossfit coach at our local box.

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Lifestyle – A Day in the Life of Coach Jflo

There’s a common misconception out there that in order to look your best, you need to spend hours in the gym and eat nothing but broccoli and grilled chicken. Well indulge us in shattering that belief for you with this journal insight into the life of one of our nutrition coaches, J-flo. J-flo’s account of just a regular day as a mom of 3, demonstrates that you can look and feel your best simply by eating the right amount of food for your body. That includes eating things like enchiladas and pasta! 😋

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Why Self-Compassion Leads to Success

Have you ever felt like a failure? Have you ever looked in the mirror and called yourself ugly or fat? Or maybe you look at your life and feel unaccomplished, thinking that this wasn’t where you saw yourself in your thirties or forties. You expected financial stability, several kids, love and laughter non-stop with your partner-in-crime. But the reality of life isn’t quite as beautiful as the image you’d painted in your mind’s eye.

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11 Ways the Scale Lies

Many of us struggle with our relationship with the scale. If you’re anything like me, then at some point in your life you’ve used the scale as a sole measure of how you should feel about your body. You’re happy when the number goes down and downright depressed when it stays the same, or worse goes up!

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Patty Galicki – 2 Month Progress

Patty has been working directly with us for the last 2 months after making tremendous progress in her first 90 days of following the Own Your Eating program solo. When Patty reached her goal weight and started noticing herself feeling hungrier and having less energy, she decided she needed to take things to the next level and enlist the help of a coach at Own Your Eating. Read on to find out more about this teacher’s experience with reverse dieting and the Lifestyle program in the last 60 days.

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How Stress Effects Our Health and How To Manage It

We’ve all experienced stress at one point or another. After all, stress is simply a part of life. And while a healthy amount of stress is nothing to be concerned about, chronic stress is a completely different story.

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Maternity Macros – Jflo’s Pregnancy Transformation

Jen Floyd, aka J-flo, aka the Own Your Eating “Macro Mama”, has just given birth to her third baby and she had a GIRL!!! Finally she’s no longer completely outnumbered in her household. Born on September 16th, and weighing 8lb. 2 oz. Mom and baby girl Daphne Grace are both doing amazing! 😍 We are so thrilled for her and the Floyd household. Before J-flo finally popped, we asked her a few questions about her experience with tracking macros during her third pregnancy. Pregnancy can be tough on your body. Get the low down on why maternity macros and postpartum nutrition is healthy for you & your baby!

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