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Crunchless Core Exercises

  A frequent conversation I have with my clients is about how often you can train your core.  Given the amount of plank challenges on the internet, most people assume it's okay to to do crunchless core exercises every day. So let's discuss.  You've probably heard to...

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Total Body Band Workout

A band workout is a great option if you're traveling, need a lighter resistance workout, or just want to try something different. I prefer to use the band/tubing with handles for this band workout, but it's not necessary.  Also, if you have two bands providing...

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Stretches for Lower Back Pain

If you've ever had pain in your low back, you've probably Googled stretches for lower back pain.  Stretching and/or massage can temporarily relieve lower back pain, but it's often not the cure. With my clients who have been doing stretches for lower back pain, I often...

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Quick Workouts at Home

I'm a big believer that you don't need to spend an hour exercising.  Quick workouts at home are both convenient and effective.  The key is how the workout is structured. The triple set links together three exercises to work similar muscles.  You fatigue quicker and...

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Total Body Workout with Weights

Workouts I love include a total body workout with weights and quick workouts at home.  I'm a firm believer that workouts don't have to be long or complex to be effective. Each 5x5 block can be a stand-alone workout if you need a 10minute strength and cardio workout. ...

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Lessons Learned from my Hike at Elevation

The leader said it was going to be an easy, 3 mile hike.  He said my tennis shoes would be fine to wear.  I didn't have hiking boots anyway.  This personal trainer was in for quite an experience!  Here are the lessons I learned from my hike at elevation. I was in Park...

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