exercise and GI stuff – FAQ

I get a lot of questions about exercising with GI issues. If you follow me on Instagram (@leeann.watanabe or @guts.gal), I frequently answer them on my live stories. Q1: Can I exercise with GI issues? Q2: What exercises can I do with GI issues? Q3: I'm so fearful of being at the gym or in … Continue reading exercise and GI stuff – FAQ

triple D method to goal setting – u can do it

@jillfit’s Triple D method to goal setting 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾 GOT GOALS?  Having trouble reaching them? Procrastinating? Don’t know where to start?  I have (3) THREE spots in February open for my 30-minute in person accountability sessions. Let me help you! Is it SCARY? Nope.  We meet at a coffee ☕️ or tea 🍵 shop, or we … Continue reading triple D method to goal setting – u can do it

my 6 tips for exercising with a GI disorder

I’ve always been active, but when I began having gastrointestinal issues as a young adult, it put a serious cramp in my exercise routine. When I first started my running adventures, I would be running with friends during leisure stroll and all of a sudden, I had to go to the bathroom. I would find a bathroom … Continue reading my 6 tips for exercising with a GI disorder

a losing battle – my Ulcerative Colitis story part 1

I remember the day clearly. I had completed my first race ever; a 36 mile ultra marathon with 10,000 feet elevation up Haleakala, called Run to the Sun. That same year, I went on to run my first Honolulu marathon and unlike the amazing performance I had at The Run to the Sun, this race … Continue reading a losing battle – my Ulcerative Colitis story part 1

why i left an unhealthy business relationship

This year, I've decided to get out of my comfort zone because 2019 taught me valuable lessons in my business. Lesson Learned #1: If you have a gut feeling about a particular person you plan on entering into a partnership with, go with your gut feeling. Don't give that person the benefit of the doubt. … Continue reading why i left an unhealthy business relationship

7 signs you are burning fat

The scale isn't the best measure of progress due to the simple fact that the scale can't differentiate between what is muscle, what is fat, what is water or anything else – all it does is measure the relationship your body mass has with gravity. With my clients, I use several types of measurements to … Continue reading 7 signs you are burning fat

be comfortable being uncomfortable

I have a list of mantras I've created with my clients over the years; a list I refer to as LAWisms. With over 20 years teaching, coaching and training experience, I have many lawisms. And no, I don't consider my way to be THE LAW; but the nickname stuck when my triathlon training buddy referred … Continue reading be comfortable being uncomfortable

can i exercise too much?

In this week's wellness Wednesday IG live mini training, I tackled a client question: can I exercise too much? Let's play Jeopardy, why don't we? Ken Jennings: Alex, I'll take Wellness Wednesday for $1,000 Alex: You got it Ken! This occurs when a person exceeds their body's ability to recover from strenuous exercise Ken Jennings: … Continue reading can i exercise too much?

4 easy ways to vibe_365 your intentions

In Today's #instagram live story, I gave my followers 4 easy ways to set their intentions for this week. I'm sure you've heard of this Quote by Benjamin Franklin: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Prepare for success this week by using these 4 steps : Create your intentions for this week: Choose 1-3 things you want … Continue reading 4 easy ways to vibe_365 your intentions

are you a stressed mom with no time?

My baby sister had a kid and moved away to a new place where she didn’t know anyone or have any family. She’s got her #squad now, but dam, having a baby is work! Hiring a sitter wasn’t something she wanted, but she knew exercise would help with her emotional mood and mindset as she started this … Continue reading are you a stressed mom with no time?