The long weekend is ahead (although I kinda feel like life has been one long weekend lately, haha!), and I know keeping to your fitness routine is important to you. So, I wanted to give you a quick, no-equipment-required workout you can do before you start hitting the BBQs and hitting that cooler filled with ice cold beer (every party … Read More
5 Strength Training Moves I’m Loving Right Now
I’m always intentional when I’m creating a workout for my virtual classes. For every ‘push’ exercise, there’s a pull (most of the time, two pulls). For every squat, there’s a hinge. For every curl, there’s….more curls ???? We’ll get to that in a sec… Having a balanced workout program and routine is so important. You don’t want to be sitting … Read More
5 Ways to Make Quarantine Just a LITTLE Bit Better
The world is an absolute dumpster fire right now. Like…what is actually going on? You might be feeling a little confused, a lot anxious, and really uncertain about your job, your income, the health of yourself and your loved ones, and your sanity. Cuz for most of people, their schedules and lives have been flipped upside down – and that’s … Read More
3 Fitness Myths That Need to Die.
It’s easy to fall into the trap: A your friend passes along an exercise tip or you read something in a magazine and figure it must be true. And sometimes they’re spot on. But sometimes….they’re just straight up false and often times dangerous. Read on this learn about 3 top fitness myths that need to die! 1. Soreness is a … Read More
4 Reasons Why Less is More When it Comes to Exercise (+ a free workout).
When it comes to exercise, more isn’t always better. Sure, sometimes it feels SO GOOD to be in the gym for an hour, lifting, spinning, HIITing, whatever your workout of choice is. But when time becomes an excuse for NOT getting that workout in, that’s a problem. And, truth be told, sometimes shorter workouts can actually be a lot more … Read More
4 Simple Ways to Have a Healthier Summer!
Summer means lots of unstructured time, vacations, weekends away, cocktails on the patio, BBQs, kids (if you have them) are home and you’re shuttling them all around town- it’s so easy to let our healthy habits fly out the window. I want to help you keep your healthy habits on point so you can cruise through Summer feeling incredible and … Read More
????️♀️3 Tips to Get Your Workout In Even When You’re Too Tired!????♀️
Even though exercise is so good for us, it’s really easy to make excuses to skip a workout. The top three most common excuses I hear (and sometimes use myself, hah!) are: I’m too tired, I’m too busy, and I’m not motivated. Below are 3 tips on how to get your workout in no matter how tired/busy/unmotivated you are: 1. Remember … Read More
No gym? No problem!
Nine times out of 10 when a new client signs up with me, they want: Weight loss More energy More confidence Improved strength More happiness More tone and an overall healthier lifestyle And guess what helps my clients achieve each and every one of those things? Exercise. On of my favorite a-ha moments that my clients have is realizing that they don’t have … Read More
My Top 5 “Most Bang for Your Buck” Exercises
You know you don’t have to spend hours in the gym to get results… You know that short bursts of exercise can actually be more beneficial than those 60+ minute workouts that are so 2013… You know that if you want to get tight and toned you have to lift weights… But you might not know where to start! What … Read More
Healthy Lifestyle Revamp Part 2: Fitness Shake Up
Did you miss Part 1 of this series? Check out how to revamp your nutrition and kitchen to reach your health and fat loss goals plus two free downloads HERE. ******************** Would you believe me if I told you that all you really need to improve your fitness levels and change your body was 20-25 minutes of exercis 5 days per … Read More
6 Reasons Why HIIT Workouts Kick Ass
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a great way (some might say it’s *the* way) to boost your body’s fat burning ability and can increase lean muscle mass all the while making you look and feel like the baddest chick around. HIIT workouts produce more results in less time simply due to the nature of the workouts. One of the … Read More
Top 3 Female Strength Training Myths BUSTED!
You can plug away on the treadmill for hours every week and never touch a dumbbell and yes, you can get smaller and lose some weight, but that lean, toned look is achieved by hitting the weights. In order to look toned you have to lose the body fat that is covering your current muscle. If you don’t have a … Read More
So…You Want Abs? Part I
My favorite guy is back with another awesome post for us! In case you missed Dan’s first two posts, you can find them here and here. A little intro: Dan is an epidemiologist, strength & conditioning coach, just became an instructor at the National Personal Trainer Institute teaching future personal trainers the ins and outs of the job, loves burritos and loves puppies-a muscle … Read More
Get A Killer Core Workout At Home!
If you don’t have gliders at home (because who does) you can use paper plates or hand towels. You can do 3×20 of the first two exercises and for the third, do as many as you can or as many as you have space for…they’re tough! Enjoy!
Body Weight Workout
Here’s a super quick workout that requires zero equipment! Perform each exercise for 30 seconds each and go through 3 times. You’ll be done in 20 minutes! Jumping Jacks Plank Jacks High Knees Mountain Climbers Wide to Narrow Pushups Squat Jumps Shoulder Taps Alternating Leg Drops Side Skaters Plyo Lunge (right) Plyo Lunge (left) Alternating Curtsey Squats Bicycle Crunches