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Beat the Beast of Overwhelm Back in its Cage

By Coach Alyssa | July 9, 2019

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the things on your list – like they are a 10-ton gorilla who has all the intention in the world of sitting on you at any second? If you do, you are not alone and just to make you feel better about this 10-ton beast, I would offer the…

Cardio Redefined

By Coach Alyssa | March 9, 2017

CARDIO: What do you think of when you hear that word? Logging time on the treadmill or bike? Consider that it is more effective to do high intensity intervals (30-60 seconds) than simply hang out at a steady pace on a machine. HIIT training burns fat and preserves muscle tissue that you work hard for!…

It is always the simple things…

By Coach Alyssa | March 8, 2017

It’s the simple things that make the biggest difference. ⭐️I just did my whole workout with this silly 10 pound ball. (We are not friends anymore 😜) You can do so much with a ball or a weight — squats, lunges, balance work, shoulders, push-ups of all kinds — the list goes on and on.…

Shift your focus to what you CAN do

By Coach Alyssa | March 7, 2017

IF YOU WERE TO FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE…. WHERE WOULD YOU BE TODAY? Negative thoughts really will only derail you. Spend more time making a list of what you CAN do instead of recapping what you can’t do YET! Maybe you can dig into this idea by asking some of these questions. Add your own,…

Get Uncomfortable

By Coach Alyssa | June 9, 2016

I took a few weeks off working out to go on vacation, eat every chocolate thing I got within 10 feet of, drink any kind of wine that was introduced to me and generally indulge in lots of yummy things.  Back to reality and I have to start working out again.  Looking in the mirror,…

What Working with Coach Alyssa is Like...

"You will see incredible results, much more than you were bargaining for."

"I have been working with Alyssa for the past 7 years. Her role in my life has evolved from personal trainer to friend & confidant, therapist, life coach, cheerleader & bi-weekly ass kicker. She is one of the most inspirational and uplifting women I have ever met, and there is no better way to start the day than a session with her. I can guarantee that in whatever capacity you engage Alyssa, you will see incredible results, much more than you were bargaining for. She has an undeniable gift in helping people reach their full potential, and I am so grateful for her influence in my life!"

Julie Hamilton

"I'm getting stronger not just physically but mentally and emotionally."

"Meeting Alyssa has become a powerful force in my life. She was a glimmer of hope when I met her after a grim era of my life had ended.  Her experience from her own path provides her with incredible instinct and a wealth of knowledge. Her compassion is profound and genuine. Being around her is inspiring and empowering. She's shown me getting stronger is more effective than the skinny stereotype most women are burdened with. I'm getting stronger not just physically but mentally and emotionally. We all need strength for living. And I have found it working with Alyssa."

 Justine Bellinsky

"I have more vibrant health because of working with Coach Alyssa."

Coach Alyssa has helped me consistently improve and uplevel my health, knowing just how to expertly advise and effectively challenge me, while making it safe to struggle and wrestle as I work toward more vibrant health. Her knowledge and creative solutions make her the health coach I've always been looking for. If you ever get the chance to work with her or take one of her challenges DO IT!

Morgan Hendrix

"Alyssa showed me what it means to be a leader."

"When I got to know Alyssa, my life was changed forever. I was looking for a leader that I truly connected with, who could help me move forward. But I came in with lots of baggage. Alyssa saw through my excuses, she recognized my fears, but refused to validate them. Instead, she showed me a path forward to success, she encouraged me, she motivated me, she showed me what it means to be a leader. I am forever grateful to her for guiding me. And I'm so thankful for the friendship we now have."  

Melissa Cunningham