Joyful September, buddies! I can’t consider we’re on the tail-end of summer time…don’t remind me ;[ Though I’ll say that with September, brings a brand new sense of setting objectives, a brand new “regular” for our schedules, & an opportunity to perhaps get again into the swing-0f-things.

This summer time has been stuffed with heat climate, the water, coaching, household, & buddies. One among my excessive lights was attending EMPOWER Summer time Camp with my fam from FitApproach & NOW Meals!

As a result of who doesn’t need to go to an grownup summer time camp together with your girlfriends!?


Photograph Credit score: James Pancoast // IG @jamespancoastphotos

EMPOWER was hosted by my ladies from FitApproach on the Ronora Lodge and Retreat Heart in Watervilet, Michigan.


I had by no means been to Michigan (or a conventional summer time camp aside from soccer camp as a child) so I used to be tremendous pumped about this.


The blogger in me immediately got here out after we walked right into a full room of scrumptious mango almond butter toast, snacks, & tea all due to NOW meals.

I went to camp as part of the NOW Meals Household as I used to be educating our Saturday morning out of doors exercise! SO SO FUN.

I really like my NOW fam, as you all know, and I really like my FitApproach women so this was only a dream-team second.


Facet notice: your lady doesn’t want a megaphone with my voice already being on the high-end of loud, BUT it was very camp-like and tremendous enjoyable to make use of, I’ll say.


Earlier than we get to Saturday morning although, let’s rewind again to Friday when everybody arrived!


Discuss swag y’all!? We had been decked out with any snack we might ever hope for, sun shades, espresso, water bottles, headphones, & extra.


And may we please take a look at our lovely cabin named “The Plant Home” that we stayed in?! I’m obsessed.

After out intro, we began with a shake-out run to get the legs free after sitting rather a lot with journey.


Me: guys , how far have we gone?


Everybody else: a half mile Kasey….


You recognize your lady isn’t an enormous long-distance runner so these 2 mile runs had been truly the proper size to really feel achieved & get the legs heat.

Our lady Jamie led us by some superior yoga post-run which was precisely what the bod wanted.


We had some AMAZING meals (all weekend)…

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then had s’mores & campfire group chants to finish the evening.


As you possibly can see, there’s a theme right here with the megaphone in my hand.



We got here up with group chants and mainly laughed the entire time throughout our choreographed routine.

The subsequent morning began with one other run and to me, there’s nothing higher than being by the water within the morning.


Publish-run, we had some superb tales shared by highly effective girls…

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earlier than heading into our NOW meals TABATA exercise.


NOW combined collectively their BCAA combine with Ribose powder to assist energy by the exercise.


You’ll primarily really feel like this the entire exercise ;]  or this….


Gosh WHAT am I doing.

Anywho! Ribose is a straightforward sugar that happens naturally in all residing cells & offers you a sustained power with none insulin spike.

Our our bodies produce this naturally however supplementing can assist with that constant power all through your exercise.


As a part of our warm-up, everybody needed to carry out completely different dynamic actions earlier than I blew my whistle.


As soon as the whistle was blown, whoever grabbed the cone first, the opposite particular person needed to do a burpee.


The earlier than…& the after.


It’s such a enjoyable strategy to get the muscle mass (and smiles) flowin!


I used to be pumped to have a tennis court docket and a few cones to get everybody laughing, transferring, sweating (thanks sunshine), & feeling achieved.



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There may be nothing just like the ENERGY of a giant group of people who find themselves READY to WORK.

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I simply love this a lot.


And I really like my lady, Tasha, a lot.

The remainder of the weekend was stuffed with connection, motivation, empowerment, yoga, (one other HIIT exercise by my lady Nicci), some superior content material workshops, meditation, & extra.


Plus I bought to paddle board for the primary time and beloved it!


That’s what summer time camp is for proper? Making an attempt new issues, stepping out of your consolation zone, laughing with buddies, & simply having fun with the second.


Thanks FitApproach for an superior weekend! I beloved connecting with all of you.

Be true to you,

xo Kasey


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