2020 Has Kicked My Butt And It Might Be A Good Thing

2020 has been weird. Okay, that’s the understatement of the year, but I don’t know what I can say about it that hasn’t already been said about 4 billion times already so I’m going to leave it at that. Eight months into this year, and I’m thinking it’s time to get back into writing and…

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What the Diet Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About Cellulite

With summer fast approaching, I have had more and more conversations with people who are dreading swimsuit season. One of the top fears I hear is about cellulite–everyone wants to know how to make it disappear and everyone is scared of others knowing they have it. Cellulite is a tough topic because we have been…

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How This Personal Trainer Makes Eating Veggies Easy

I am all about adding to our diets instead of subtracting when we are feeling overwhelmed about what to eat. Starting a diet that is all about what you can’t do or eat is boring and miserable, let’s be honest. Rather than saying you’re never allowed to eat your favorite foods again, why not think about ways you…

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Top 3 Exercises to Fix Lower Back Pain

“Ow, my back!” We’ve all seen an episode (or two, or a million) of a sitcom where someone tries to pick something up, throws out their back, and spends the rest of the episode trying to pretend they didn’t hurt themselves and being unable to do the simplest of tasks. It might be overplayed on…

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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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How to Lose Weight While Sitting at Your Desk

Most of us aren’t able to spend all day in the gym working on our fitness. We have jobs, kids, and other responsibilities that eat away at most of our time and it can feel impossible to fit in a workout at the end of a busy day. Now, while it is crucial to take…

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Hating Your Way To A Hotter Body

I have a love-hate relationship with the fitness industry. One the one hand, it is full of truly inspiring people who help others dramatically improve their health, but there are also large parts of this industry that are built on a “no pain, no gain” mentality that preys on an individual’s insecurities. People are driven…

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5 Healthy Tips For Eating Out

Eating out while trying to lose weight can feel impossible. I mean, have you looked at those menus with the calorie information on there? When a salad has more calories than a burger, you know you’re in for some trouble trying to navigate what is the healthiest option while out with friends. Thankfully it doesn’t…

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Foolproof Ways To Enjoy A Holiday Without Ruining Your Progress

Next week is the 4th of July and that brings with it mountains of potato salad piling up in kitchens and the sound of burgers sizzling on the grill across the US. It is a time to celebrate with family and friends, but it can also be a challenge for anyone who is trying to…

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Why I Don’t Give My Clients Meal Plans

Meal plans sound great, right? You get to take out all the hard work of figuring out what food is healthy, what you want to eat, and how many calories you are eating because a professional did it for you! What better way could there be to make sure you are eating well and losing…

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