is this you?

Each month you set a few goals and are excited and ready to start fresh! The first of the month rolls around and you spend a few days checking those goals right off the list. And then 2 weeks in, you find yourself off the rails, frustrated and your goals end up right out the … Continue reading is this you?

mobility flow – free DIY anywhere, anytime!

Using Mobility training to WARM UP, COOL DOWN or to BOOST MOOD can improve the range of motion of our joints and muscles. It can assist in improving our posture. Mobility training can alleviate 'everyday' aches and pains as well as improve our body awareness. Lee-Ann Watanabe’s Mobility Flow Use as a Warm-Up, Use to Cool-Down, Use to … Continue reading mobility flow – free DIY anywhere, anytime!

non scale victories

My 50-year old client did a 3 week check in. The scale didn't budge but the inches sure did! You see, there is much more to long term wellness than that fickle number on the scale. After all, your value as a person, your experiences, success and the vibe you bring to the world can't … Continue reading non scale victories

your vibe attracts your tribe

Over the years, my fitness business started shifting toward more mindset, less fat loss. Other coaches will tell you 10 pounds in 10 days is doable. Other trainers will say if you want it bad enough & work hard enough, you’ll be worthy. It’s not in my integrity, for what I teach-no drastic or extreme … Continue reading your vibe attracts your tribe

my insecurity – imposter syndrome

It took me over 10 years and a vicious irritable bowel disease to arrive at my current spot, and why understanding and mastering my mindset has been so important to me over the last several years so I thought I would give you a glimpse into my own history of struggle. When I first set … Continue reading my insecurity – imposter syndrome

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

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?

kettlebell killah @vibe_365

As promised on today’s #instagram live! @vibe_365 Kettlebell Killah 🔥💪🏾 Have at it. Let me know how it goes. And remember the meme “But did you die?!” 😝 Message me if you have questions about the exercises. The beauty of the #internet? You can search ERRYTHANG!

confused at da gym?

I see it all the time. Women wandering aimlessly around the gym. Intimidated. Maybe a little fearful. Not sure where to go; what to do. I’m also messaged quite a bit with women asking “can you give me something to do at the gym? I have no idea so I usually just end up on … Continue reading confused at da gym?