For years I was convinced that I was a personal trainer. That my job was to help people improve their overall health and physical appearance. Yes, I do those things. Yes, I love my job. You can refer to me as personal trainer if you wish, but for me to sit here and tell you that my ultimate mission and passion in life is helping people understand the science of building muscle mass or losing fat would be a lie. I am realizing more and more that the work my clients and I do together goes much deeper than biceps and six packs.
would happen if we just took a minute to sit down and actually be present while we eat? I’ll tell you what will happen, your food will taste better and you will eat less! Here are 7 strategies to bring our brains back to our plate so we can stop overeating and start shifting towards our healthiest, most badass selves!
Do you find yourself setting the same exact weight loss goals this year that you failed to achieve in 2016? It's no surprise that most people do not follow through on their New Years resolutions. Lets change that this time around! Here are my 4 favorite tips for setting yourself up for a successful lifestyle shift in 2017!
There has been many examinations of morning rituals and which ones work the best. Everyone you speak to will have a different opinion, but one thing that all of the research will agree with is that a structured morning routine will set you up for a successful day. In this post I will share with you exactly how I start my morning. I hope you can use some of these strategies to create your own kick ass morning routine!
Meditation is so hot right now. CEO’s of huge companies, athletes and celebrities are all swearing by this mindfulness stuff. With all of the incredible benefits, it's no surprise that it has finally caught on to the masses. In this article I share my experience with meditation and why you should absolutely give it a go!
I took a little trip out to DC again to workout with the peeps over at Good Morning Washington. I had a blast teaching Kidd and Autria a super quick high intensity workout you can do with only a chair. Give it a try and tell me what you think!
The workouts and healthy diet just aren't working the way they used to? You have probably hit… (cue suspenseful scary music) …a PLATEAU. Don’t panic friends! This is a very common problem, and there are ways to get you back on the fast track towards your goal.
Why I didn't develop the "toned, feminine" muscles I wanted until I stepped out of the spin class and into the weight room.
I think we can all probably say that we have been forced to sabotage our healthy eating routine because we were unprepared and stuck in the airport or on a flight with chips and animal crackers as our only option. If you are on a quest to lose weight or just committed to your clean eating lifestyle, the airport is probably one of the worst places for you to spend your time in. I have learned to conquer this issue and jet set to my hearts desire while still eating clean and feeling satisfied!
Do you want to kickstart your healthy lifestyle but don't know where to start? Is a personal trainer not a luxury you can afford? I want to offer you or someone you love the chance to win a free training session and clean eating meal plan!
Need to de-bloat and tone up in a pinch!? Check out my tips to rock that swim suit with swagger in 3 days!
Getting stuck out and about without a healthy snack on hand is a recipe for disaster. I am always carrying a little something with me just in case! Here are a few of my favorite on-the-go snack ideas...
Over the years I have had to learn how to get creative in the kitchen in order to make my clean meals more fun. I have come up with some great ways to create healthy versions of your favorite indulgences! Check out my top 4!
What really went down during my Good Morning Washington segment.
I am so excited to announce that I will be shooting a segment for Workout Wednesday on Good Morning Washington! If you are in the Washington area, tune into ABC at 9:30am to catch me teaching some killer booty exercises!
You may want to reconsider ordering a calzone that's larger than your hand.
You may want to reconsider the nutritional content of these ‘healthy’ foods.
I am super excited to announce that I will be a contributor for thedailymeal.com! Check out my first article on how to eat healthy at any restaurant.