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Why Start Something New?

Hello everyone , I am so happy to be here with you today and grateful to have you tune into this new episode of the podcast! I am no longer calling my podcast Meditate with Steph, as my lifestyle has evolved, so has my business.  I want to be the first to welcome you to BEYOND MOVEMENT! Some of you may know that I have been thinking about my next steps for Beyond and what my brand really means to me and my community.  My fitness journey started in high school as I began training to become a DI softball player. Training in the gym 4 days a week, riding my bike to the batting cage everyday after school, then...

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Live Life as a Thank You

Hello my friends.  I am so happy to be here with you today as we show our beautiful bodies some love and joy! Find yourself a comfortable position where your spine stands long and your chest fills proud. Face your palms up for receiving.  Inhale quietly, exhale slowly and find peace within your positioning.  Observe and accept the experience you are about to embark on. Whatever emotions that stir, acknowledge their existence, and allow them to settle. Like clouds, let them come and go.  With each breath you build, new energy rushes into your body, bringing light. Attracting comfort, tranquility and gratitude. Become aware of the sensations that create when you breathe. Be here, with your breath, in your body,...

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Visualizing Success

Hello my friends. I am so grateful to be here with you today.  Today is a beautiful day! Join me as you find a comfortable position to rest your body. Where you feel most relaxed and at peace within your heart.  Become aware of your body and how your mind is still close to sleeping. Processing slowly, you are still. And this relaxation is a gift a gift that will allow you to visualize your day ahead. So begin to see yourself - going about your day. And when you visualize your day, see it play out exactly how you want it to go. Feel your body grounded to the surface below you. Feel your body sink further into the...

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Why Self-Talk Matters

Hello, my friends. It’s so nice to be here with you today as we take  these next few moments to sit still in silence.  It is so important to be able to be just with ourselves. I am my highest priority Allow yourself to find a comfortable position, with your head, neck and spine all in a straight line. Please bring your mind to the present moment. Following my words and focus. My entire body is a gift Even without any effort from me, so many systems are supporting me every single moment. With love and kindness from my body, I take my awareness to my head. I relax my head, my face, my neck, my shoulders-pulling them away from...

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Fat Has Your Back

Eating fat will not make you fat; eating an excess amount of fat will make you fat. This is with any type of food. Consuming a higher amount of calories than your individual caloric intake, will result in gaining weight. This doesn't mean we shy away from fats; but understand how fats are effective when placed in our daily consumption.   Our body runs on the vitamins and minerals we consume, so the more foods packed with nutrients, the more allowance we are giving our body to function at its peak.   Fats contains 9 calories per gram, which is 2x more than carbohydrates or protein; this only means that we do not need to consume a lot in order...

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