The Best You: 3 Tips for Balancing Social Media

The Best You: 3 Tips for Balancing Social Media

The rise of the Internet and social media has been a great thing in many ways. It’s allowed us to reconnect with long lost friends or find new ones that we may never have had the chance to meet in “real life”--it’s birthed a new method of communication that’s given many people the ability to make connections that might not have been possible before. Heck, it connected you and me! 

Jacque TIMSON: Busy Twin Mom Making Fitness Happen

Jacque TIMSON: Busy Twin Mom Making Fitness Happen

It makes me a better mother and wife if I move my body.  When you are healthy you just feel better and part of being healthy is being active and exercise.  The difference is amazing.  If I haven't moved enough my body starts to hurt. I'm more tired and cranky too.  I've made it part of my identity so now I have to because it's part of who I am. Like - "oh that's Jacque, she's a fit mom."  And that has been key for me to stick with it.

How I'm Nailing My Nutrition & Wasting Zero Brainspace On It

How I'm Nailing My Nutrition & Wasting Zero Brainspace On It

How I'm Nailing My Nutrition & Wasting Zero Brainspace On It... 

I’m happy to report that for almost 4 years now, I’ve found my sustainable approach to nutrition! 

I'm nailing my nutrition & wasting zero brainspace on it!  I’m able to stay within 5lbs of my comfortable weight year around and not really give up anything that I love (hello wine and tacos!).  I have more mental clarity and energy than ever.  I’m spending zero time meal prepping.

Transformation Photos: Toxic or Inspiring?

Transformation Photos: Toxic or Inspiring?

When it comes to inspiring anyone to start, own, or continue a fitness journey, the notorious transformation photo is often used on social media.

Recently, however, I’ve read fitness professionals saying that transformation photos are toxic. They say that the pictures leave out the struggle, don’t tell enough of the story, or make others feel worse about themselves and make them feel shameful. 

AS SOMEONE WITH A TRANSFORMATION TO SHARE, I HAD TO WEIGH IN ON THE ISSUE.