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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“Health Food” Corner: What’s the Deal with Dried Fruit?

I want to start a bit of a running segment here on the blog about “health” foods that may or may not be all that healthy. More and more I find myself having conversations with friends and clients where they are frustrated because they feel like they have been eating everything they are supposed to…

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3 Meal Prep Tips for People Who Hate to Cook

Nutrition is the single biggest factor in your overall health. That being said, what are you supposed to do if you hate cooking or are too busy and tired when you get home from work to take the time to cook a healthy meal? You’ll see a lot of people out there view meal prepping…

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Do I Really Need Protein Powder? And Other Supplement Questions Answered.

Have you ever been inside of a GNC or other supplement store and felt like your brain might implode from the endless options of health products that all claim to be the secret to living a healthy life? It’s spooky. I can’t go into one of those places without my head spinning and trying to…

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What Happened to Your New Year’s Resolutions?

We’re 7 weeks into the new year and by this point most people have long given up on their resolutions. It turns out January 12th is the fateful day that most of us throw in the towel and go back to eating chocolate donuts from the break room for lunch because old habits die hard…

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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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The Ideal Workout for Better Skin

We all know about the obvious benefits of exercise–lose weight, boost your metabolism, get those endorphins, blah blah blah. We get it. I, and countless others, have talked that to death so today I want to share a benefit of resistance training that you may not be aware of. Weight bearing exercises can actually make…

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Bath Time: Just for Kids or the Secret to Achieving Your Fitness Goals?

I am a HUGE proponent of baths. Bubbles, candles, an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, maybe a glass of wine if the mood so strikes–I go all in on a relaxing night in the tub. And while the relaxation alone is a great reason to slide in, there are some big health benefits to bath time.…

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Is Your New Year’s Resolution Destined to Fail?

New Year’s Resolutions. You either love them or you hate them. I think most of us can agree we have failed to complete one at some point. Personally, I love planning and setting goals for myself–I do it at the start of every week and month, not just the new year, but it can be…

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