Your best running partner? Your gut.
When you know how to fuel your body for performance, you waste less energy trying to access the wrong sources or combinations for energy. When you understand which foods support recovery and don’t tax your gut, more energy goes to your muscles.
At the end of the day, we all only have so much energy to give… when training (especially for those marathons #bostonstrong), not wasting energy is crucial to optimizing performance.
Curious about Mooch & Mel’s take? They share 6 reasons why taking care of your gut can help you get your next PR.
How do they know? They’ve done it.
We see you all out there hitting the streets training hard- we want to know, who is training for a 5K, half, full or something else?
It’s got all the good stuff of MOVE. OG, with a whole lot more.
And everything we've been asked in DM’s, emails, on calls - we covered it.
Requests from our MOVE.rs, ideas they inspired and all sorts of user experience improvements- check, check and check.
We like to think of it as a representation of what we teach.
That growth is continuous.
So just like we challenge each and every badass in our course to look at their goals and find a place to MOVE. up to a new level.
We challenged ourselves to do the same.
We are so excited, proud and honored to bring this amazing upleveled course, to you.
If you have ever felt overwhelmed, bloated or stuck in your fitness routine.
If you have struggled to say no, wondered why your acne won’t go away or felt like the hours you are spending at the gym aren’t showing.
If you have ever not liked what you see in the mirror, been afraid to stand in your truth or feared food,...
Holiday bloat game going strong? We have something for you… and your gut.
Most people are frantically searching to undo feared damage. Hoping a cleanse or a new workout routine will help them with the “buyers remorse” feeling after days of eating and drinking, ALL the things.
The new year is here and we want to support you to not only get rid of that holiday bloat feeling…. But we want to teach you how to never experience it again. Ever.
Say goodbye to that frantic feeling, signing up for a new gym, replacing all your food with fluids and constantly thinking “how can i get this holiday weight off?”. We have too many other important things to do than to worry about every calorie we take in.
Ready to give your energy to something other than mental math or logging your foods in an app?
We gut you.
Start thinking about HOW you digest over WHAT you digest. Bottom line is when we digest well, our...
The entire MOVE. Team has been hard at work building out a brand new course. Maybe we’re a bit biased, but this program is the real deal. Or maybe there is no bias, the results speak for themselves.
In light of the overhaul, we’re sharing a glimpse at the workouts from the program. Workouts are tailored to your needs and goals, customized alongside your nutrition, gut health and mindset plans.
Give this one a try! And when you do, share it and tag us (@movewithmm) for a chance to win a signature MOVE. Tank!
30 total Reverse Lunge 30 Squat Jumps
15 Tricep pushups
200m Row OR 400m run
30 total Curtsey Lunge 30 Squat to press
15 Bicep Curls
200m Row OR 400m run
30 total Bulgarian lunge
30 total skaters
15 supine pull ups or regular push up 200m Row OR 400m run
30 total front lunge twist 30 frog jumps
15 upright rows
200m Row OR 400m run
*Repeat 1-3 times*
The hardest part of the MOVE. method?
Not the celery juice, not the workouts, not the food combining…..
Our MOVE.rs was blown away by trying to remove the word “should” from their vocabulary.
Lucky for them, they are taking steps to not live their life from the powerless place of “should” and seeing that doing so is transformative. Suddenly things are choices, opportunities, in alignment and a WHOLE lot less heavy.
Feeling rundown and tired? We get that.
But maybe instead of reaching for another coffee you make a deeper shift.
When you’re ready to stop feeling like you are running in circles or barely staying afloat, we promise you, it’s more powerful than espresso and the energy burst lasts a whole lot longer, too.
Curious how The MOVE. Method can change your life? Head on over to our Instagram @movewithmm to learn more.
We have been working away with @mindbodyboston sharing some of our favorite Thanksgiving Day tips.
Here are four things you will be thankful to forget this Thanksgiving:
1. Earning your food isn’t a thing.
We’re all for a Turkey Day trot, but when people hit the streets to sweat so they can “earn” their food, we cringe. Food brings a different value. Sometimes it’s to fuel, sometimes to recover; sometimes it’s to nourish, and other times it’s just to enjoy. Focus on the value of your food at any given moment and forget the idea that you have to do tricks for treats.
2. Turkey doesn’t make you sleepy.
When teaching about food combinations and energy related to digestion, we use Thanksgiving as the prime example. Turkey isn’t what makes you want to curl up into a ball on the couch for three days (with a slice of pie within reach, of course). The fatigue stems from the...
Setting expectations and intentions for the week is kind of our thing. Here’s a workout to set up your week to succeed. LFM
1 mile warmup
40 body weight squats
20 box jumps
3x15/12/10 back squat
3x15/12/10 bench press
3x15/12/10 front squat
3x14/12/10 bent row
1 mile fast
3 min rest
1 mile fast
Do you even know them?
6 fun facts about Mooch&Mel.
1- Their foods are actually different. They may look the same, but from their matchas, to their smoothies, gnocchi and sometimes even tacos… there are subtle differences between them based on what works best for each of them..
2- Mooch&Mel said “MOVE.” at the same time when deciding what to name the business.
3- They have totally different strengths but the same vision and values. This makes them a power house duo. It also allows them to best serve people because they get both of their #zonesofgenius with a unified commitment to growth and progress.
4- They have paid MOVE. staff, charities and coaches more than they have paid themselves. By choice. Being ABLE to pay themselves more and choosing to INVEST in what will most significantly uplevel MOVE.- two different things. One reason for such success.
5- They can tell their jean jackets apart based on what’s in the...
Amy felt powerless.
“I would walk down the aisles looking for medications to speed up my metabolism… I was on medications for back pains, stomach ulcers, anxiety, migraines…. My daily mantra was that I could never run, lift or ride."
I was stuck, lonely and desperate for someone to tell me what to do.
I was working out, eating “right” and doing all the things, but nothing was changing. I was stuck, I just didn’t know it.
We know. We have heard it. We lived it.
But Amy’s story ends differently than most.
She ignored the doubtful glances from Aunt Debbie.
She didn’t listen to Becky telling her all the reasons why it wouldn't work.
She trusted her inner voices enough to make a MOVE.
And boy did it work.
“8 months later I was medication free…. I lost inches and pounds, gained muscle, and found my jawline… more than that,...
Sara stayed in because her “goal” jeans didn’t fit her.
She was in tears of frustration as she shared a truth that made her feel embarrassed, afraid and ashamed.
Have you ever had that experience?
Fear of putting on a pair of jeans, or pants, worried that they might not fit?
Staying in because you were just too damn frustrated that they didn’t?
Wondering why nothing seemed to be working.
You were trying all the things.
You even joined a group, or started a new program to really make it work, this time.
How many times have you said to yourself- it will be different, this time?
It’s not YOU.
It’s the lies you have been fed to benefit billion dollar companies and their agendas.
You are not meant to deprive yourself or over exhaust yourself.
Your body is amazingly capable of functioning optimally.
We just have to teach ourselves how and trust it to do so.