Be Kind to Yourself: Understanding setbacks are normal and not feeling 100% is okay.

Injuries, setbacks, mental funk days, and illness are normal. Yet, how do you change your mindset to accept the bump in the road rather than become angry and discouraged? Understand that a setback can actually be a comeback or understand that some days, doing nothing ACTUALLY is doing something? Coach Karina will share her experiences and techniques that she’s used to overcoming her various injuries, setbacks, and mental funk days.

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Understanding Low Back Pain

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Low back pain. Let’s admit it, we’ve all suffered from this nagging injury. Sometimes, the injury goes away on its own but other times continually nags and doesn’t seem to go away. Examining the pain closer, sometimes a muscle strain or herniated disc isn’t always the culprit. Instead, the discomfort may be stemming from other sources.

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Homemade Sports Drink

The nutrition profile of most sports drinks is about 50-70 calories per 8 ounces with about 110 milligrams of sodium. Below is a homemade version of that which costs considerably less and is better for you. You can make it without the lemon juice, but the flavor will be weaker.

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Homemade Banana Bread Recipe

This recipe is one that has been passed down on my mom’s side for generations so, you know it’s good (or at least I do- but you will soon). It’s a pretty simple recipe and will make two to three loaves (depending on size of pan).

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