1. How To Use Abundance to Get Fit

    Usually we see the Scarcity vs. Abundance theory applied to finance but it’s a key factor holding us back from becoming our healthiest selves. Eating too much and exercising too little are often born out of scarcity thinking.  Compulsively consuming the whole bag of chips as if it’s the last bag you will ever eat or skipping exercise altogether because you are “too busy” are perfect examp…Read More

  2. Strength Training Is The Secret to Changing Your Body

    The secret to changing your body composition is strength training. Many women shy away from lifting weights because they are afraid that they will bulk up and they’ve bought into the myth that cardio is the key to weight loss. The fact is, for most women, bulking up is virtually impossible. And though cardio is essential for good heart health, strength training delivers a whole lot more bang for…Read More

  3. 6 Ways to Stop Stress from Driving You to Eat

    6 Ways to Stop Stress Eating So many of us turn to food for comfort when the world goes sideways. Reaching for a bag of chips, a carton of ice cream, or a box of cookies when you are feeling spread too thin feels like an easy solution. The problem is that the quick fix of sugar and carbs is momentary and literally leaves you feeling worse once that food high settles, which it inevitably does. The …Read More

  4. 7 Tips to Start Eating Healthier Today

    7 Tips to Start Eating Healthier Today Does the idea of eating healthier make you panic? Is your first thought that you need to buy special food and completely change your lifestyle? Does the idea of “eating better” piss you off even a tiny bit? Well, here are seven tips you can incorporate today without ever setting foot in the grocery store or cracking open a cookbook. Eating better is somet…Read More

  5. 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

  6. The Barre Difference Explained

    There’s lots of hype around this relatively new hybrid fitness technique, which may leave you thinking—what’s so special about barre? Barre is a workout that was designed by a former dancer, Lotte Berke, after a lower back injury. As the story goes, her doctor recommended physical therapy, but she quickly grew bored with it. Being the creative that she was, Lotte took what she learned in PT …Read More

  7. How Do You Engage Your Transverse & Why Is It Important?

    How Do You Engage Your Transverse & Why Is It Important? The transverse abdominals (the deepest layer of the abs) tends to be a totally overlooked muscle. Well, at least until you have a baby. After that, you’ll realize the importance of the transverse. This muscle wraps around the abdomen like a corset, cinching your waist in while providing support for your lower back. The transverse muscl…Read More

  8. How Long Should You Wait to Exercise After Having a Baby

    Crystal Widmann contributed to this Britt + Co article -- "How Long Should You Wait to Exercise After Having a Baby" Check it out here.…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. It’s unrealistic goals that are sabotaging your fitness plans.

    So, we’re 3 weeks into the New Year and I’m starting to feel frustrated. I want to lose 30 pounds that I’ve been holding onto since I had my last child 3 years ago. My New Year’s Resolution this year was to lose the weight, eat better, and to have an overall healthier lifestyle. Well, I’ve lost a total of 1 pound so far despite feeling like I’m working overtime to reach my goal. How do…Read More