Fitness and keeping moving is IMPORTANT. For me it is a daily struggle and whenever I find folks that motivate me to keep moving and help me keep up with my daily step goals, I am happy. Shay is realistic, funny, AND motivational, she has some of the best dang recipe suggestions.
Here is my chat with Shay the “Fitness Strategist”:
Have you always been someone who is into health and fitness, if not when did you start to be interested in health and fitness:
I have always been into fitness. As a Soldier in the Armed Forces, it’s important to be in tip top shape.
What is the biggest obstacle that you find most women face regarding staying fit/healthy:
The biggest obstacles I see is that most people don’t have the time to exercise or meal prep.
How much time does meal prep take you:
I usually do it on Sunday and it takes about 3 hours.
Where do you get recipe inspiration (your instagram page has some awesome food suggestions)
I get my inspiration from Pinterest.
How many times a week do you work out and for how long:
I workout 4-5 days a week for 35 minutes to an hour.
What advice would you give someone who is new to working out/eating healthy:
I would tell them to take one it one day at a time. Walk for 30 minutes and add body weight workouts.
Do you ever have cheat days:
What is your daily work out routine:
I love to run and do body weight workouts
What tips do you have for parents in regards to helping kids start off healthy. Kids often emulate their parents:
If they see you eating healthy, they will do the same.
What is your favorite quote:
Done is better than perfect.
What is on your workout play list:
I listen to Spotify. It’s a variety of R&B and Gospel.
Y’all Shay has common sense fitness information and she is more than willing to help others. Definitely check out the different options and resources she has available.
Many of us have made some sort of fitness goals for the year. We are only in March and there is plenty of time to get our plans working.
What are your fitness goals or tips?