“Stressing Over Stress is What Makes Stress so Stressful”

April 7, 2014

Welcome Marvelous Monday! I think I should start off by explaining last week’s RESTING more than a day post. Yes, I closed comments for that post so that we could all rest. But I also did it because I knew I would want to respond to comments and engage in good conversation if I left […]

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Health and Healing Pin it Party

January 30, 2014

Well, my class rocked it yesterday! 300 burpee variations done! I was impressed with who all came. Even novices. And they didn’t give up! Just modified when they needed to.     Side note–>  posted THIS Chase Infinite SHIRT on instagram the other day. LOVE it! In case you want to order use code – fitness […]

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Reset, Re-power, and a Fit-Kit Giveaway!

December 23, 2013

Happy Monday and Christmas week! I’m ready for it. And I’m also ready for the reset to re-power. Hang on here, you’ll get what I mean in a minute. You see, I have a week off from teaching at the gym. Yep. Now instead of cracking the whip and tackling my own runs/workouts more, I […]

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Gluten Free Talk- Health, Wellness, and Fitness.

December 16, 2013

Let’s talk. You see, I often get asked about this “gluten free” lifestyle. Like what to eat  and when if you are active? Should an active person/athlete go gluten free? Reasons behind it, is it hard? Etc.. My personal opinion? I think everyone should give it a try and see for themselves. But with that […]

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Health Benefits of Holiday Spices PLUS a Naughty & Nice #GF Cookie Recipe to Gift!

December 11, 2013

Can you smell it? The Holiday spice that is. There is something wonderful about the aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice. Not to mention comforting. Makes me want to break out the spatula and start baking! (Corny Cotter Alert.) So imagine gifting these spices and/or creating a recipe with them. Yep, that’s my […]

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My Gluten Free Journey

November 18, 2013

Hello and happy Monday! Well, today you are in for quite a post. You see, as an Udis Community Leader, we are often asked to share our gluten free journey. The purpose of sharing our story is to help and encourage others who may be new to gluten free or seeking help. Either way, it’s […]

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Grain Free Apple Cider “Coffee Cake” for Immunity. Eat up!

October 30, 2013

Well, things are healing nicely here at the Cotter household. The Kiwi seems to be moving around better after his little spill on Sunday (I’ll save you the road rash pictures). I like to think it’s because I’ve been feeding him so much good food and and nutritious meals. Yes, I’m taking full credit (sherpa […]

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Basics of Gluten Free Living

October 15, 2013

1.  Health Basics- Find out what your sensitivity level is. Get tested for Celiac. Don’t treat the symptom, treat the source. But here’s the tricky part, in order to find out if you have celiac, you have to have been eating gluten before taking the test. That’s why it’s so important to get a test […]

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Feel Good Friday & Why is so hard to compliment Women?

October 11, 2013

This is my niece. One of three to be exact. If you told that she is very smart, adorable, and fun to be around, she would agree. In fact, she’d say “well I know that!” Oh that youthful confidence and acceptance. Why is it that women still don’t respond that way? Why is it so […]

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Cotter Feeding Zone: Oh my Cod! The Nutrition Perks.

October 2, 2013

Two more races, yes, that’s it. It’s been a slower season but a HEALTHY season for the Kiwi, so we’ll take it. Hoping that these last two races will go well and then the off season will be full of good training, more SLOW DOWN, holiday fun, and proper rest. But for now, we gotta […]

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