Confession: I’m a coach and I wanted to ghost my own coach.

I am a coach! Coaching is my business. I definitely see value in coaching, so I was a little mystified when I realized that I wanted to ghost my own coach. It had nothing to do with him, I enjoy the conversations we have, he is kind and understanding, and above all, I see progress […]

Holiday Dash Series – Open to All!

Holiday Dash Series – Open to All! Hey Friends,It’s been a while since we communed virtually! We are doing a series of four 5k events over the holidays. Run, walk, or hike with us for each event listed. This is open to all; current members, former members, friends, and family of members so please hop […]

Do You Trust Yourself?

Do you trust yourself? This feels like an intimate question, even a sensitive one. One that you may not want to share your thoughts on with too many other people. Craving Change & Resolutions I ask because we are coming headlong into thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. I sense it here in the gym, many […]

Best-Laid Plans…

Does it feel like life is relentless sometimes? One thing after another pops up that you didn’t anticipate or plan for getting in the way of your best-laid plans. How is it some routines are built in without much thought and other plans seem impossible to get going? Thankfully, a few moments of reflection and […]

The LMI Fitness Mission

The LMI Fitness Mission After 9 years as gym owners, our mission has changed. When I opened LMI Fitness in 2013, my mission was simple: feed my family. As we evolved, my mission was adopted by a team and became more complex. We wanted to introduce real fitness to Aurora. We wanted to be counterculture. […]

200th Blog Post! Fitness for the Long Haul

What does a fitness professional have to say after 200 blog posts? What does fitness over the long haul look like? To be honest, both myself (Anna) and my partner (Steve) in the gym as well as life talk endlessly about all things health and fitness, so while it might be tempting to think we’ve […]

Kids Fitness Class

Because fitness is not just for adults! Tell me more: In the kids group fitness class, kids will learn basic fundamentals that will help them develop coordination, strength, stamina, and just burn off some of that endless energy! When: Class starts Wednesday, February 23 and runs through March 23rd. Class will be held every Wednesday […]

Foundational Nutrition Habits

At LMI Fitness when it comes to nutrition practices we individually create a nutrition plan based on foundational nutrition habits versus following a pre-canned meal plan or challenge. We do this because each member is coming to their nutrition practice from a unique angle. We meet each person where they are currently at and build […]

Personal Programming

You love group classes, the energy, the camaraderie, the fun!! but you want to perform better and your relatively weak squat isn’t getting better from non-specific training. This, or something similar, is true for most of us. Maybe for you, it’s not squats, but snatch, or pullups, or rowing, or… fill in the blank. There […]

Instant Pot Greek Yogurt!

Make your own Greek yogurt with these steps. Dairy gets a bad rap, but it is important to note the SOURCE MATTERS! Yes, it matters so much that it had to be in all caps. Source Matters When it comes to dairy and other animal products; you get out of it, what you put into […]