1. Top 7 Secrets to Stay Motivated & Consistent with Exercise

    Top 7 Secrets to Stay Motivated & Consistent with Exercise No one will argue that to be your healthiest you absolutely have to nourish your body and make time to workout. But sometimes getting off the couch is painfully hard. Sometimes you need an attitude adjustment to get yourself going. Fact: if you change your mind you can change your life.   Try these 7 Ways to Stay Motivated & C…Read More

  2. Sitting is the New Smoking – Humans are meant to MOVE!

    Sitting is the New Smoking – Humans are Meant to MOVE! Yep, you read that right: research studies suggest that sitting for long periods of time without movement is as bad for our bodies as smoking! That might seem extreme, but consider this: human beings were meant to move. Our bodies are designed to run, jump, lift, squat, swim and do all kinds of movements that we just don’t do on a regular …Read More

  3. 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

  4. The Top 3 Ways to Win at Working Out

    The Top 3 Ways to Win at Working Out Today I’m going to share the #1 way to make sure that you always win and always accomplish your goals, especially when it comes to health and fitness. Ready?  The surefire way to win at anything you do is to NOT QUIT.  Now, this is often easier said than done, but I can tell you that anyone in your life that enjoys success has gotten to that point because t…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. How to Improve Your Core Strength Without Using Crunches, Sit-ups, or Planks.

    How to Improve Your Core Strength Without Using Crunches, Sit-ups, or Planks. Oftentimes, when I tell my postnatal clients to hold off on the crunches, sit-ups, and planks until they’ve established a stable core again, I’m met with the same question---Then, what can I do? Blame high school PE class, blame popular fitness culture, or blame whomever you’d like, but we seem to have this notion …Read More

  10. Top 4 Exercises to Improve Diastasis Recti

    Top 4 Exercises to Improve Diastasis Recti Shortly after giving birth, a common thought among my clients (and me, as well as just about every woman I’ve ever talked with about the subject!) is, what the hell just happened to my body?! We all seem to have this misconception that once we give birth and we’re past that initial postnatal period that our body will just slowly go back to how it was …Read More