Why Strengthening Your Glutes Never Fails

You know that song, “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor?  That keeps running through my head as I write this.  That’s because your glutes are seriously one of the most important muscle groups in your body.  Hey….if J.Lo can insure her gluteus maximus, it must be worth your while to understand why strengthening your ... Read More
 

Ideas for Staying Fit as a Busy Mom

Whether you have a baby or a teenager, you may be feeling like a circus clown juggling various balls…and sometimes exercise isn’t one of them. I can certainly empathize because after having my kids, the gym was often on the bottom of my to-do lists. I found I was constantly putting everyone’s needs before my ... Read More
 

The Pitfalls of Using Calorie Calculators

We live in an age where information is at our fingertips.  When it comes to deciphering how many calories we need to eat, it’s as simple as plugging in some numbers into a website calculator and within seconds we know the answer!  In this article, I’ll share my experience getting my metabolism tested in a ... Read More
 

The Easy Guide to Back Exercises

How much priority do you give to your back muscles during your workout?  The back muscles often take a back seat (<—see what I did there?) to the muscles on the front such as the pecs, abs, and biceps.  But when our backs hurt, it’s a good reminder to give those muscles as much attention ... Read More
 

5 Core Training Exercises You Need To Do

It’s no secret that I love core stability exercises.  If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve read several explanations as to why core stability is important and why I no longer include crunches in my clients workouts.  I’m on #teamnocrunches!  So rather than more science, let’s get to the 5 core training exercises you need ... Read More
 

Updated Core Training

When core training became all the rage a few years ago, it was all about the four abdominal muscles.  And man, things went crazy!  The goal of ab workouts was to see how much you could make them burn and if your abs weren’t sore the next day, then you obviously didn’t do enough. The ... Read More