Why Your Neck Tension Won’t Go Away

Isn’t it interesting how we know so many of our health indicators like blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, resting heart rate, etc, but when it comes to knowing how our joints should move, we don’t have a number to measure that.  We just simply say we’re not flexible or this area feels tight.   Do your ... Read More
 

Metabolism Based Eating

If you’ve been following my blog this past year, you may have read this post discussing my experience at the GWU Weight Management Lab.  I talked about the two tests I had done to determine my metabolism and body composition.  I was put on a metabolism based eating plan called the Miller Method named after ... Read More
 

Exercises for a Flat Butt

We’re talking about what to do about a flat butt.  And I so want to throw some “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-lot lyrics in here, but will refrain. One of the moms in my Fit Mama Training class said she has flat butt after having two children.  So let’s talk about how she and ... Read More
 

When Your Lower Back Hurts for No Reason

When my client showed up for her training session she said, “We gotta do something about my lower back.” It’s so common to have random lower back pain when you have no idea what you did to it.  Whether you slept wrong or did too much gardening or just feel tight, here are some exercises ... Read More
 

Keeping Tween Girls Healthy for Sports

I’ve had several conversations with moms lately about their tween and teen daughters interest in fitness and sports.  Understandably so, the moms are concerned about alignment and keeping their tween girls healthy so they can remain active.  Preventing non-contact injury can be accomplished by improving alignment and establishing a solid foundation to build on. I’ve ... Read More
 

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