Micah Larsen

Micah is a traveling swim coach and personal trainer, depending on the season. She is also currently working on her Master of Science in Athletic Administration and Coaching. Micah loves to live an active lifestyle, whether she is competing in open water swims, running a road race, practicing yoga, or biking with her dogs.

The main objective in her career is to promote healthy lifestyles without sacrificing happiness and chocolate. She strives to help her clients, athletes, and readers realize the potential of their bodies and learn how to love every step along the way.

You can find out more about Micah on Instagram @micahlarsen, and on LinkedIn.

My Articles:

Your First Triathlon: Beginner’s Guide

- - Fitness

Despite popular belief, triathlons are not only for the elite athletes. A simple internet search will prove this assumption wrong, resulting in lists upon lists of sprint triathlons, olympic triathlons, female only triathlons, youth triathlons, themed triathlons, and more. There is a race out there for everyone, unfortunately, the mere thought...

No Gym, No Problem!

- - Fitness

There are countless reasons why a gym membership is not always feasible. Maybe your commute is too far, maybe you refuse to pay the outrageous prices, maybe you are shuttling kids from point A to point B and don’t have the time, or maybe you genuinely do not enjoy working...

The 4 Keys to Getting Your Diet Right

- - Nutrition

There are numerous opinions regarding how many meals to eat a day and when to eat them. Some experts suggest six small meals a day verses the traditional three larger meals a day. Other experts claim the only large meal should be breakfast, with small snacks throughout the day....

Getting the Most Out of Your Gym Membership

- - Lifestyle

The average person spends roughly $30-$80 a month on their gym membership, which equals upwards of $1,000 a year. The average family can spend double, and sometimes even triple that amount. Gym access alone is a great investment, but at prices like those, why not try to get even more...

A Minimalist’s Home Gym

- - Fitness

The gym is a great asset for many people. It is a place to escape everyday responsibilities, meet new people, and test your physical limits. But for those who do not have gym access, or have no desire to join the hustle and bustle of a gym, creating an at-home-gym...

Creating Your Own Yoga Retreat

- - Yoga

Yoga retreats rank near the top of many peoples vacation wish lists. How could it not? With tropical surroundings, fresh foods and calming music, there’s not much missing from a vacation check list. Unfortunately, even the cheapest retreats can have hefty price tags exceeding most of our budgets for...

Training For Your First 5K

- - Cardio

Running is arguably the most hated and most loved form of exercise. Ever. It requires no costly memberships, no extra equipment, and can be performed anywhere. Yet, despite the low maintenance and great health benefits, many runners will admit they have a passionate love/hate relationship with the sport of running....

Why Yoga Is Here to Stay

- - Yoga

It seems as though every other time you log into your social media accounts, there is a new trend. Whether it is jeggings, ombre hair-dos, or a new exercise class, every one you know somehow got the memo at the same exact time. Unless you are in another country where...

Snacking on This? Try This Instead.

- - Nutrition

Snacking throughout the day can be beneficial or detrimental to your weight loss attempts and your overall health. Eating small meals or snacks throughout the day helps keep your metabolism working, and produces energy for your body to continue running efficiently. However, if your snacking lacks portion control and...

Staying Healthy During Your Summer Vacation

- - Fitness

After that never ending winter season, it seemed as though summer was going to be bypassed and we were headed straight to fall. But alas, summer has greeted us with its long, sunny days and warm nights. For many of us, summer time also means family vacations. The best thing...

How to Cleanse and What to Avoid

- - Nutrition

Swim suit season is upon us and many people will turn to crash diets and cleanses to prepare for their beach body, most without even considering the possible negative effects. It is true, cleanses are great ways to rid the body of toxins and flush out your system, but not...

Work Out But Can’t Lose Weight? Read This.

- - Weight Loss

When I worked as a personal trainer for a large University, 90% of my clients were 20-27 year old females. Each client had the same requests; loose the belly and tighten the thighs. Sounds easy enough for one-on-one training sessions three times a week, right? Wrong. Keep Your Kitchen Healthy Everyone has...