1. 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

  2. Household Substitutes for Common Fitness Props

    So, by now, you’ve probably gotten some experience with online workouts due to COVID-19 (or maybe you found that you prefer to workout at home). Either way, you might’ve also noticed that fitness equipment can be expensive—especially in the midst of a pandemic when everyone is working out from home. Enter—common household items you can easily use as fitness equipment. I guarantee you’ve …Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 3 Top Reasons Everyone Should Be Doing Barre

    3 Reasons Everyone Should Be Doing Barre By now you’ve probably heard about barre workouts—you know, the ones where you shake, tuck, and burn your way to a more toned body. Well, there’s a lot more to a barre workout than simply slimming down and fitting into your favorite pair of “just in case” pants. Barre is a physiologically balanced workout that trains strength, flexibility, and car…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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. You’ll Never FIND Time; You Have to MAKE Time

    So, I get this question a lot from my clients --- especially busy working moms --- how am I supposed to find time for exercise (and meal prep)? It’s true, as moms, we’re so busy taking care of everyone else that we often put our own needs last. We wake up with good intentions to find time to exercise, but then someone else’s needs take a front seat to our own, yet again. This cycle repeats i…Read More