GUMSABA BLOG

Is it worth it?

Is it worth it?

Physical fitness is just one part of our whole health journey, and I'm just going to say it: it is the EASY PART.  Sure, workouts may be difficult, but all we have to do is show up and do the work. The hard part? That would be navigating all of the information in our...

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Right here, right now.

Right here, right now.

As we step into a new week, a new month and a new day, we have the opportunity to start fresh. No matter what it is that you want to accomplish this month, you can do it! Whether it's keeping some or all of the new habits you developed in January, picking up a baton...

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Sunday Morning Pancakes

Sunday Morning Pancakes

There is truly nothing like a hot short stack on a Sunday mornin'! And who knew that basil and pancakes were a match made in heaven?! Enjoy this recipe Chad whipped up this morning, slightly adapted from Tasty. Fluffy Pancakes Basil Berry Pancakes 2-4 servings...

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Friday progress check!

Friday progress check!

Hello! It is the last Friday check in of our January 2021 intentional living challenge. Whether you have been breezing through or have come up against some obstacles, you can all say that you learned a little about yourself. Learning has incredible value. The...

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Every day healthy.

Every day healthy.

Every day habits make our break us. Getting into a positive rhythm is the easy part, but maintaining it can be very difficult. A shift in your morning routine, a break in the day, a different plan... one little thing can help us to make our healthy behaviors last....

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Everybody poops. 💩

Everybody poops. 💩

I'm no expert, but one thing I know for sure is that everybody poops! We don't talk about it much, but it can tell you a lot about your body. Hydration, diet, exercise and lifestyle all play a role in our regularity. Here are some tools to help you navigate this...

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No excuses.

No excuses.

With the wind in your face, it's blowing you back, no excuses. In those darkest of times times when you feel so attacked, no excuses. When life deals a hand that gives nothing back, no excuses. In the first morning light, when you'd rather not rise, no excuses. When...

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The simple life

The simple life

This month has been a test of commitment and consistency. For me, it feels good to have earn this feeling of clarity, to have let go of my crutches and be free from dependence on things that don't deserve that much of my attention. Better workouts, more energy, the...

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Reflections.

Reflections.

Well, we are already half way through our challenge.. For those of you who have not completed last weeks assignment, this is a great time! And for those of you who did, I am very proud of you for your honesty and amazingness. When we look at our behaviors, when we...

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Mobilize!

Mobilize!

Whether you workout or not, mobility matters! We have a library of free mobility for you to explore, so take advantage. From knee to shoulder health, you will benefit from just a few minutes a few times a week. Check out the Gumsaba mobility and stretching page HERE,...

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Loving Life.

Loving Life.

Good Morning! Thank you all for your amazing feedback on the challenge email I sent Friday. I am learning so much about you, and about myself. It really feels good to dive into these life changes. How wonderful it was to hear the things that you love most about...

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Changes that last.

Changes that last.

Changing in the short term is doable, but how do we maintain changes that last? When January is over and we aren't being held accountable by the challenge, what will keep us moving in the right direction without the wind of accountability in our sails? Maintaining our...

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Mindful Breathing

Mindful Breathing

Someone recently asked me what I do when stressful times present. Well, there have been plenty of opportunities to deal with stress lately for all of us, so I thought I would share my technique for high stress situations. Mindful breathing. Not only does this...

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Work it.

Work it.

With all the changes we are making its easy to let workouts slip to the wayside, but the most important thing you can do right now is keep your body STRONG. I'm putting together a slew of quick workouts with only one piece of equipment for free. Here are links to the...

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Foggy Sunday

Foggy Sunday

I hope you are finding some grace today. This will be our first full week of living with more intention for 2021. We will get from it exactly what we put into it, so let's give it the most we can. Remember why you started this. Every day, every hour, every minute is...

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What is the story?

What is the story?

Day two of the 2021 reset... The New Year of times past always brought a renewed sense of hope, but maybe that's just the story I told myself. This year feels a lot different. There is no denying the fact that we are all going through a lot. Personally, my Dad is in...

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