Increasing Protein in Diet

When it comes to nutrition, I encourage my clients to start increasing protein in diet.  Protein is the building blocks of muscle.  So if you want defined arms, you need to eat protein.  You also need to lift weights.  Cardio alone will burn some calories, but won't...

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Sciatica Pain Treatment

If you feel that all too familiar shooting pain down the back of your leg, you probably have researched sciatica pain treatment. I've worked with a number of clients who report sciatica pain and have found that the most common solution they hear is to stretch the...

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Exercises to Help with Neck Pain

Neck pain seems to be plaguing my clients lately.  And the blog series I wrote about neck and shoulder tension are by far my most popular!  (Read those here after reading this one.) So for this blog, we'll talk about one of the neck flexor muscles: the...

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Reverse Plank Exercise

"I really should be better at this," I thought to myself while at a conference a few months ago. It was a conference for personal trainers and the presenter had asked us to do the reverse plank exercise.  I was partnered with a guy who did his first.  His reverse...

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Exercises that are Harder than they Look

I'll be honest.  I love a sneaky exercise.  You know....the ones that look so simple, but are surprisingly difficult. When my clients say, "Wow! That was hard!," I know it was an unexpected challenge:) Here are some of my favorite exercises that are harder than they...

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Updated Diastasis Recti Test

It's 4 years after the birth of my daughter.  I recently found out that I'm still having a diastasis recti issue.  I knew something was slightly off with my core, but couldn't put my finger on it.  Turns out, the reason why it took me a while to figure out the issue...

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