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August 2, 2015

Confidence is Silent. Insecurities are Loud.

 

Hey guys!

Congrats on starting your Blogilates August Workout Calendar with a BANG!! Saw so many of you posting with your calendar selfies. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, go here.

Did you get a chance to preview your new Monday workout? It’s POP Pilates for Beginners: Slim ‘n Sculpt. I thought it was a good time to bring it back to basics. But basics doesn’t necessarily mean easier. It means PROPER FORM. So actually, you may discover why some of my moves feel “too easy” or why you “don’t feel it in the right places.” I highly encourage you to watch this video above to get a refresh on the foundation of your POP Pilates practice!

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This is the punny tank I wore in the video! 😀 It’s literally my favorite thing right now. Do you like puns? This design was a test to see if POPsters are punny people or not. So if you like it, let me know in the comments so that I can design more tanks like this! And awesome news…all of these tanks go from Small to 2XL! Yay for fitness fashion in ALL sizes 🙂 Check it out here.

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Did you see the Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia fight? Well even if you didn’t tune in to watch, there’s no doubt that you probably caught the buzz on social media this morning! I made this image above for Instagram and it seemed to strike a chord with many people. It even started trending on Instagram under #RondaRousy with over 41,000 likes and now on Facebook, it has over 200,000 likes and 75,000 shares! Literal craziness.

So I want to share with you the caption I wrote along with the photo:

I’m not one to watch fights, but this morning I couldn’t ignore all the buzz around #RondaRousey‘s fight vs. Bethe Correia who had been trash talking her leading up to the event, making fun of her father’s suicide and implying that Ronda was mentally unstable.
It’s low to attack someone off-court. But it’s even worse to bring your opponent’s family into it! Ronda knocked her out in just 34 seconds.

What I love about Ronda is that she’s showing what it looks like to “fight like a girl.” She also represents a body type that some may criticize for being “too masculine.” But you know what? She offers soooooo much more than her looks (which btw, I think she’s gorgeous)! This is a reminder to all of you that no matter how strong, successful, rich or famous you get, there will ALWAYS be haters. Most likely there will be even more. But don’t listen to them. Keep doing your thing. Keep being you. That’s how you’ll end up on top.

Love seeing strong, powerful women! Whether that’s in business, in sports, or whatever…I love supporting other female powerhouses. It’s so inspiring to see so much positive press around women.

Who is your inspiration?

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  1. Nadia says:

    So right, Cassey! You’re always role model of how all women can be strong, powerful and beautiful.
    For me, kickboxing is an empowering way to build strength, confidence, and to blow off steam! http://www.ufcgym.com offers amazing kickboxing classes for women, along with other exciting dance and martial arts options as well!

  2. Jayden says:

    I have been aware of your website and I have done your calendar workouts off and on for the past year. I always seem to give up on your workouts. at one point I did a whole monthly calendar. I see results while doing your workouts, I just feel like I am never good enough to do all of them like the calendar says. I just feel that I am unmotivated to workout because the only time I have during the day is early in the morning and I just cant get enough motivation. Cassey, do you have any tips to keep motivation in my life? I am tired of staying the same size when I know I have the potential to be fit and healthy. Thank you for all you do!

  3. Lipy Gupta says:

    Thanks for the information.

  4. Priscila says:

    Love your tank top Cassey! also you look AMAZING in that photo, congrats!, i´ve been watching your videos for a while but this is the first time i follow the calendar and its awesome! love you!

  5. Nicole says:

    LOVE the tank top, absolutely adorable!!! Also, great IG pic, I’ve seen it reposted in a bunch of different places! You’re my inspiration girlfriend, I’ve been totally committed to calendars the last 4 months and am LOVING the results! Plus I actually look forward to working out – you’re fun, funny, and the variety is great. Don’t ever stop! 🙂

  6. Nicole says:

    LOVE the tank top, absolutely adorable!!! Also, great IG pic, I’ve seen it reposted in a bunch of different places! You’re my inspiration girlfriend, I’ve been totally committed to calendars the last 4 months and am LOVING the results! Plus I actually look forward to working out – your’e fun, funny, and the variety is great. Don’t ever stop! 🙂

  7. DH says:

    Well, for one who says, “Confidence is Quiet!”, you sure bounce out of the boX pretty Loud and noisy

  8. LOVE the tops! If you ship to Ireland I’ll definitely invest!

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  9. Chelsea says:

    Really needing some motivation. Hopefully this blog can help

  10. Stacey says:

    Hi Cassey,

    I felt so unmotivated yesterday for the gym and thought of you and your site. I gave your video a go and loved that it went back to basics! I started following you back in 09′ and as a nutritionist I always recommend my clients to visit your site and follow your workouts for when they don’t have time to go to exercise. I get so much great feedback! You do so many amazing things, I’m so happy you’ve found so much success! Thanks again for the inspiration 🙂 PS I think you should totally do a podcast as well – I’d definitely listen. Love Stacey x

  11. Natalia says:

    This is the first post I read of your blog and it’s amazing! I love your positive mind Cassie ????????

  12. anhabanana says:

    Loveth the puns!! But I gotta say my all time favorite pilates gag is from the Zach Galifianakis monologue: “If you read my blog you know I’m a pilates freak – and by pilates I mean waffles. ”

  13. haniyya says:

    Hi Cassey I’m new to your blog and i love your new shirt and you are also a really big inspiration to me how you keep your self positive and and care about your body on the inside and outside you have such a nice character in your videos and probably off camera too.
    P.S only received the password on the the 6th of august so I’ve missed six days how can i make up up for that.Also what does wo mean?!?!

  14. Amber says:

    My inspiration is my son i want to be as healthy as i can for him. I love puns too!! Like why did cinderella get kicked off the basket ball team…….? Beacause shes always running from the ball hehe. And id love it if you had a podcast!

  15. Aelex says:

    I want to be silent in a loud way! Meaning I want to be confident and show it to the world.
    It’s been a long time, Cassey, since I’ve been here, watched your videos or read inspirational quotes you post on tumblr/instagram. I have to say: I missed it.
    I’ve been ill quite some time and my body is tired. Today, after my doctors visit, I made a decision, that will probably change part of my life again. Three years ago I started taking the pill cause I got a boyfriend and still have him. Back then I hated the thought of it and I still don’t like it mostly because it gives me pain on my period and it maybe is also a factor that I’m more depressed and have mood swings. But also it gave me regularity and security which I will miss, I know that for sure.
    I’m scared to let go but also looking forward to it. I know I can always start it again but for now I will stop it. My doctor said my body isn’t doing well with these extra hormons and I know it needs to heal for real and not just 70% like it is now, three months after hospital at worst state I experienced so far.
    I know pilates and yoga and you with your positive attitude will be a helpful guide on my new journey 🙂 I wish everyone who starts from anew good luck in everything you do and will do.
    Aelex

  16. Brigette says:

    I’m really curious what podcasts you’re into, Cassey. I recently got addicted to podcasts this year and can’t get enough! Having a pop pilates podcast channel would be magnificent.

  17. Yessenia says:

    This is the first month I’ve tried your workout calendar and I thought I would go with the classic one for the more advanced considering that I’ve been actively fit this year, but I’m starting to notice the pain on my hips!! Is there anyway I can fix that?? Should I slow down and focus on my posture? and if I do that will I still get the same workout??

  18. meg says:

    YOU are my inspiration Cassey 🙂 please remember that there are 2 million of popsters like me who adore you!! My other inspiration is Lindy Tsang (Bubzbeauty) xxxx

  19. Rhonda looks so fierce; and I admire her for staying so strong. I haven’t heard about this fight until you brought it to my attention(I don’t watch the news!)

  20. Rachel says:

    So what if your hip flexors do hurt during the thigh workout part? Any tips for helping that?

    1. DH says:

      VO2 before and after training

  21. Stephanie says:

    Thank you for inspiring me to start your 90 day challenge! I start today and will post pics at the end of every month!! 🙂 You are awesome!!

  22. Katelyn says:

    love your posts Cassey! You can always either inspire me to be/do better or to get up off my butt!

  23. Gina says:

    I love the shirt! It’s super cute!

  24. Kara says:

    I love that quote. It’s so true. Strong women don’t need to be loud!

  25. I’m missing doing your work-outs so much! A while ago my knee dislocated, so I can’t do any work outs.. Love the quoted tank!

  26. Ashlyn says:

    LOVE the shirt, Cassey! You know I’ll buy it when I get the cash! 😀
    And I love the “fight like a girl” comment. Perfection!

  27. Cassie says:

    The shirt is so cute :3 I would love a POP Pilates podcast! Also, I think the Rousey fight was unbelievable! Shows a lot about girl power!

  28. Desiree says:

    Cassey, you are my biggest inspiration. Not only for fitness and lifestyle but also for your entrepreneurial badassery! You are amazing!!

  29. Tiara says:

    I LOVE THE NEW SHIRT!!! ITS SO PUNNY!! (Get it – pun/funny)
    You are such an inspiration to me and you always brighten my day!!
    I LOVE YOU AND I HOPE YOU COME TO SINGAPORE <3

  30. Stacy says:

    I just did my first video with you last week…I did 1,000 squats! I still can’t believe it LOL! I thought I’d try it and make it to like 50, but I did the whole thing. It was an awesome video and I was sore and could barely walk for 2 days, but it was worth it. I mean, who can say they’ve done a thousand squats? LOL

    Thank you for all your inspiration. You inspire me and so does Tara Stiles (yogi) and Kino Macgregor (ashtangi yogi).

    Happy Monday!
    xoxo

  31. It’s so easy to forget sometimes, but it’s true. When you keep your head down and work, and let the other people make the noise, your actions speak for themselves and you most often come out ahead! This is a great reminder not to get dragged into the trash talking and gossiping, in any situ in life 🙂

    Kudos to you Cassey for how well you deal with being in the public eye too!!

    xx Jill
    What to Wear In Las Vegas + Almost Touching Mariah Carey + Hotel On Fire!

  32. Julia says:

    SURE, THAT CASSEY HO IS MY BIGGEST INSPIRATION, I am spending my 1-2 hours per day with her in my workouts and she is just gorgeous. I think, you know her 😉 haha 😉
    Btw, this new video is just incredible. I love it because I just finished my beginner calendar and this is like “flashback” to my beginnings 🙂
    Love you <3

  33. LK says:

    Tried to start the August calendar but wasn’t sent the password for the second month in a row 🙁 Back to the beginner one again…

    1. Srb says:

      Can someone please tell me the password for August Ive signed up but not got the password 🙁

  34. Inês says:

    I have not received the August calendar password 🙁

  35. Eliza says:

    YOU and Emma Watson are my biggest inspirations 🙂 <3

  36. Sopho says:

    YOU are my biggest inspiration, Cassey! <3

  37. Hanne says:

    I love this video and yes I would love podcasts of pop pilates!!

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