The Number One Mistake You Are Making With Your Squats

A good squat is something that I make every one of my clients do in their workouts each week, without fail. It’s simple, it makes your legs and butt look great, it takes no equipment (unless you want it to), and it makes it easier to pick up your kids or your pets without hurting…

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How to Exercise When It’s the Last Thing You Want to Do

Sometimes a girl just wants a 100 layer donut, you know? Total honesty moment: there are a lot of days that I don’t feel like working out (*cue the gasps of shock and horror*). There seems to be a myth out there that personal trainers are always amped to hit the gym and eat stalks…

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Work Your Butt Like Tom Brady

Love him or hate him, everyone has to admit that Tom Brady knows a little something about staying in shape. Personally, I fall squarely into the “love him” category–so much so that my husband literally said in his wedding vows that he promised to love me as much as I love Tom Brady’s butt. So,…

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4 Fat Burning Exercises For Your Holiday Travel

With the weather getting colder and the days being shorter, it can be a struggle to find the motivation to go to the gym. That being said, it’s still no excuse not to keep your body moving! I guarantee that you will break a sweat and burn some major calories with the following moves that…

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How To Fit Fitness Into Your Life

When I first started to commit to fitness I was in college. Not only did I have a full time class load, but I also worked 3 jobs totaling over 40 hours a week. Working the equivalent of a full time job as a full time student doesn’t leave a person with much time for…

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This is How Often You Need to Work Out to Get Results

The magic question: how much do I need to work out to…lose 10 pounds? get a six-pack? be strong enough to bench press 200 pounds? You name a variation of this question and a trainer out there has heard it. Nobody wants to feel like a hamster on a wheel, working out without know if it…

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The Problem With Cheat Days That Could Be Ruining Your Progress

I get it. I really do. I used to love having one day a week where all nutritious thought went out the window and I could eat pints of ice cream and boxes of pizza until my pants got uncomfortably tight while still thinking I could reach my goals. That can be a fun bubble…

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Do You Have Chronic Health Concerns? Stay Safe Working Out With These 3 Tips

Living with a chronic illness such as Fibromyalgia, Lyme, Hashimoto’s, Graves, Crohns, or Rheumatoid Arthritis is hard enough. Some days getting out of bed is the most that a person can muster and heading to work or school for the day is the mental and physical equivalent of finishing a marathon on a pogo stick.…

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Burn Fat Fast With This Crucial Workout Tip

What is the first thing you think to do when you want to lose a few pounds? For most people, lacing up their shoes to go for a run or hopping on an elliptical for an hour of sweaty boredom comes to mind. Well, you could do that and you would definitely burn some calories,…

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Motivation Won’t Get You Results

As a personal trainer and nutrition coach, I get asked about motivation a lot. It seems like this is the one elusive concept that clients and friends feel is holding them back from reaching their full potential–“How do you stay motivated to workout?” “How can I get motivated to get  up early and meal prep?”…

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