How I’m Preparing for Once the Baby is Here!

Well, hey! Seriously, I’m humbled that you’re still keeping up with my prego-journey. I’m also pretty proud of myself for keeping this commitment weekly. High five Ash! Okay, let’s jump right in…. Brian & I will find out the gender of our baby in TWO DAYS! Our appointment is Thursday, January 5th and we’re getting …

What is CORE de FORCE?

I am SO PUMPED for this new program to release on OCTOBER 31! I’ve been waiting for a new Beachbody program that appeals to the masses — and I really believe THIS is it. So far, I’ve been able to try a few “sneak peek” workouts via Beachbody on Demand until the full program releases, …

How to stay healthy on vacation

Brian and I are fortunate enough to work for ourselves, so we can take some pretty spontaneous vacations 😉 Last week, we spent 5 days in Charleston, exploring this AMAZING city. But of course, it was a tad tough to stay on track with our workouts + our nutrition while in the car for 6 …

I Will What I Want.

What does it mean to “will what you want”? I think I saw this saying first from one of my yoga mentors, Kathryn Budig, and it has stuck with me. To me, willing what I want means being very clear about my goals, and then putting them to ACTION. I have grown an online business …

The Truth about Microwaves (& other things I learned this weekend)

YIKES. Yesterday completed weekend #7 of 9 in the quest to obtain my 200 hour yoga teacher certification. But it’s way more than just learning postures & how to teach a class. It’s my monthly dose of inspiration, or thinking/looking at life in a new way, & reminding myself I don’t need to have it …

How to stay healthy during WEDDING SEASON

Can you feel it?! It’s WEDDING SEASON! It has ARRIVED!!!   I know many of you guys are getting married, are IN a wedding, or are GOING to a wedding from now til September. Am I right?! So– with all the events, dinners & celebrations, how can you stay on your path to healthy living?? …

You’ve had an epic cheat day/week/month..now what?

I just got back from a 7 day vacation.. my LONGEST vacation in a very long time. We went on a cruise from Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas, then Jamaica, then back. It was AMAZING, and exhausting, and yes.. indulgent. If you’ve never been on a cruise before, you can literally eat AS MUCH AS …

3 Days To A Fresh Start!

It’s that time again…time for the 3-Day Refresh! I’ll be honest, before July of this year, I had never actually stuck to a cleanse program. I would always cheat. I’d tell myself I *DESERVED* a treat because I was stressed out, or too busy, or whatever other excuse I came up with! I think part …

How to find time to workout

How, in your busy schedule, can you find time to work out? I’m talking 20 minutes to 30 minutes to 45 to an hour– where is that time? Whether you’re a stay at home mom or dad, a working businessperson, a student– there’s a way to fit in being healthier and starting a workout routine. …

my life as a coach and fitness instructor

The other day I was fortunate enough to be featured on a friends’ site (http://fitgal.squarespace.com) & interviewed about my life as a Beachbody Coach and Group Fitness Instructor. I have permission to re-blog, so here is more about my life: Awesome Interview With Fitness Instructor and Beachbody Coach Ashley!!! October 18, 2014 Ashley Howard is …