1. 10 Tips to Feel more Confident

    10 Tips to Feel More Confident Confidence. Who doesn’t want more of it? We are drawn to people who ooze confidence. From politicians to athletes and movie stars, to our pastors and professors, everybody loves a winner.  And it’s their confidence that creates our perception of who those winners are. Confidence, according to Merriam-Webster, is a feeling or belief that you can do something well…Read More

  2. How to Get Motivated to Start Exercising

    How to Get Motivated to Workout Getting motivated to workout can be so difficult. And many of us use the lack of motivation as an excuse to not exercise. But here's the thing, you have to get started even when you aren't motivated to do it. Be honest now. How many times have you thought, “I REALLY need to get off this couch and get some exercise?” But you only have ten or twenty minutes so you…Read More

  3. 5 Ways to Eat Healthy When Your Crunched for Time

    Eating Healthy for Busy People The most common reason I hear for not eating healthy or exercising is, “I don’t have time.” I get it, you’re busy, but guess what? So are your co-workers, neighbors, relatives and friends who are making it work every single day. And by the way, there’s nothing “more special” or “unique” about them that magically grants them time to exercise and cook…Read More

  4. So, You Want to Make Fitness a Habit?

    So, You Want to Make Fitness a Habit? I’m sure you’ve heard about habits…you know there are good ones and bad ones. But, before we even think about habits being good or bad, let’s take a minute to talk about what a habit is and why we even have them. Habits serve a purpose—it’s our brains way of going on auto-pilot to filter through the tons of information it has to process in a day. I…Read More

  5. Top 5 Secrets to Staying Consistent with Your Online Workouts

    Working out at home can be super convenient. I mean, you can roll out of bed in your PJs 5 minutes before class starts and just hit that link and boom you’re in class. But this same situation that makes it super convenient is also what makes it super easy to skip a workout when you aren’t totally motivated to get out of bed that day. There’s also that element of “I can just do it later”,…Read More

  6. How to Effectively Counteract Prolonged Hours of Sitting

    Over the past 12 years, I’ve easily taught 20k fitness classes and private training sessions. If there’s one common theme that most people need to focus on >>> it’s the hip flexors, whether that’s stretching, strengthening, or both. The hip flexors are the center of the body. Their primary job is to stabilize the pelvis and they absorb a lot of force when you walk, jump, or run. W…Read More

  7. Fitness Accountability is the Key to Success

    Have you ever committed yourself to a workout routine only to totally drop off the wagon a few weeks (or days) into it? You aren’t alone. It’s quite common to find your idealized plans don’t always align with the reality of your life. But, this can also be a vicious cycle that leaves you beating yourself up over not sticking with your plans or ultimately reaching your goals. As with anything…Read More

  8. How to Get the Most Out of Your Barre Workout

    How to Get the Most Out of Your Barre Workout Barre is definitely one of those sneaky exercises—when you watch someone else do it, it looks pretty easy. After all, they are using 2 pound weights, how hard could that be, right?! All I’m going to say is--try it and let me know what you think afterwards. So, whether you’ve been taking barre classes for awhile or you’re about to experience you…Read More

  9. If You Want to Get Fit, You’ve Got To HIIT

    If You Want To Get Fit, You’ve Got To HIIT So, if you’re thinking about upping your fitness game now that the summer sun is peaking through, you should seriously start thinking about high intensity interval training (HIIT, for short). If you haven’t heard of it yet, HIIT has been all the rage for the past few years because science shows that it’s significantly more effective than moderate …Read More

  10. How to Spring into Fitness

    How to Spring into Fitness It’s that time of year again---the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and you’re already thinking about hitting your health + fitness goals before the summer solstice. The spring is a time of renewal, which is the perfect time to recommit to your wellness goals. But sometimes, goals can seem daunting, especially if reaching them seems really far in the fut…Read More