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Why Knee Push Ups Do More Harm Than Good

The Push Up. The ever despised full body exercise to improve upper body and core strength. You either love them or you hate them. And sometimes, people don’t have enough upper body strength to do a regular push up. So instead, they assume a position on their knees and crank them out like a scene… Read More

Cardio: One Size Does Not Fit All

I learned a lesson with one of my online personal training clients recently, and figured it would be a great blog post. She is training for a bikini competition, so as you can imagine, she is doing A LOT of cardio. And what this lesson taught me is that with Cardio: One size does not… Read More

How to Boost Your Cardio With 3 Agility Ladder Drills

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get sick of feeling like a hamster on a wheel when I run on the treadmill, ride the bike, stair climber, etc, to get my cardio fix. So recently I dragged my agility ladder out and decided to get my heart rate up performing some agility ladder… Read More

The Fire Dog Plank

So my creative mind went into overdrive today!! Time to BLAST your core with the Fire Dog Plank exercise. Sometimes the smallest movements can give us the biggest fitness gains. Case in point: The Plank. The plank is one of the BEST exercises for core conditioning, but it also works your glutes and hamstrings, supports… Read More

The Ultimate ‘Deskercise’ Stretch Routine

I remember back when I used to work in the corporate world, sitting at a desk all day DROVE ME NUTS. Can you relate? I hated getting up out of my chair and feeling like a moving robot, tight and rigid. Not to mention the neck, shoulder, and back pain. BUT HAVE NO FEAR, The… Read More

The One Body Part You Aren’t Foam Rolling

We know that foam rolling is good for our muscles and the tissue that connects our muscles. It improves mobility, flexibility, and can prevent injuries. But I am here today to talk about the one body part you aren’t foam rolling that will cause setbacks in your workouts. Let’s talk trains ( no, not the… Read More

The Fastest Way to Get Rid of Pain

So I have two words for you today: PAIN and MASSAGE. Have you ever been in Pain? Have you ever had a massage? Recently I have been having hip pain, and after going to a physical therapist for over a month, I finally got a second opinion. And BOY did that second opinion CHANGE MY… Read More

Italian Balsamic Spaghetti Squash Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I feel like all the healthy eating advice out there has gotten a bit out of hand. Gluten Free, Carb Cree, Fat Free, No Wheat, No THIS, No THAT: Every day it seems we should be RESTRICTING something from our diet. And while I do agree that there are… Read More

Chocolate & Coconut Protein Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

I hope you had a LOVELY weekend! (full of LOVE of course). I wanted to get this before Valentine’s Day, but then I realized this AMAZING, GUILTLESS, SWEET TREAT could be made any time of the year! So I decided last week to make my face to face clients a sweet treat for Valentine’s Day… Read More

4 Fitness Hacks From The Best In The Industry

Many people might think that personal trainers learn everything they need to know through their the certification they acquire, which don’t get me wrong, this is a HUGE part of it. HOWEVER- I have found the most useful tips and lessons that I have learned as a personal trainer have come from my mentors that… Read More