StairMaster and Circuit Workout

Are you ready for a kick-butt cardio and circuit workout? This stairmaster workout will leave you sweaty and ready to conqeur the world. Paired with the circuit workout and VIOLÀ... you have a killer strength and cardio workout. I completed this workout on Thursday and WOW was I tired! Get ready for a good sweat … Continue reading StairMaster and Circuit Workout

5 Easy Ways to Stay Motivated

Motivation isn't always easy to find. In fact, it rarely is. What is most important is to find easy ways that allow you to succeed the most. Focus on what works for YOU. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." -Mark Twain 5 EASY ways to motivate yourself: Set achievable goals! Ask yourself WHY … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Stay Motivated

Why Mental Health is Essential to Physical Health

Did you know mental illnesses affect 20% of Americans today? Crazy, I know! Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It has great impact on how we think and act, how we handle stress, and how we make daily decisions. Ultimately, it has the biggest influence on our daily life, relationships, and even PHYSICAL HEALTH. Mental health is needed to enjoy a balanced life.


Might as well take some time to introduce myself! My name is Sydney Gonyea. I grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  I currently attend the University of Saint Thomas studying Communication & Journalism. My mom is an elementary school secretary and my dad is a middle school principal. I have one brother who is a … Continue reading ABOUT ME

INTRODUCING: Balance Sweat & Cheers

Welcome! Balance Sweat & Cheers is a platform for sharing my secrets on balancing health, fitness, and fun! For me, the most important aspect in life is balance, and let me tell you.... ITS HARD. It's hard to find a healthy balance between work and your social life. It's even harder to balance health and … Continue reading INTRODUCING: Balance Sweat & Cheers