When weight doesn't matter

When Weight Doesn't Matter

When deciding that we need to get back into shape, the one thing people really tend to focus on is wanting to weigh a certain number. Any of the fitness reality shows or online fitness challenges tends to focus on achieving a certain weight.…
Muscles to release IT Band Tension
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Muscles To Release IT Band Tension

More than likely you are familiar on how to rollout your IT band if you have ever stepped foot into a gym. When I started my career as a personal trainer it seemed that was all anyone knew how to do with those long foam rollers that the gym…
Summer Vacation Workouts to Go
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Summer Vacation Workouts To Go

With July 4th right around the corner we find ourselves in the midst of summer.  This time of year is always exciting to me since I crave warm weather, sunshine, long days & amazing fresh produce.  As a trainer though I start to cringe…
Does fasting hurt or help?

Does Fasting Hurt Or Help?

Recently, I have become aware that fasting is integrated into the lives of many people. Some have religious purposes such as the recent Muslim holiday Ramadan. Others fast in hopes of achieving weightloss (I do not believe this is a safe way…
Spinach and Strawberry Summer Salad
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Spinach & Strawberry Summer Salad

This is seriously one of my favorite combo of flavors! As fresh strawberries become available for summer this is a must have. Strawberry Spinach Salad 2 cups spinach 5-6 strawberries sliced 1/2 cup quinoa cooked 1/4 avocado…
Fat Loss and 5 other Benefits of HIIT

Fat Loss & 5 Other Benefits Of HIIT

Most people generally go through a period in life where they want a bit more muscle and a little less fat. I go through it from time to time just like my clients. Even though I'm a trainer I am still human and not immune to any of it. Integrating…
Renew your Breath
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Renew Your Breath

It's something we do every day, all day. Breathe. We are not always aware of it, but our bodies do it for us so we don't keel over. Breath truly keeps us sane and alive. Making a conscious effort to be more aware of every inhale and exhale…
Quick Eats - Vibrant Cauliflower
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Quick Eats: Vibrant Cauliflower

With just a few simple ingredients you can create a new twist to what can be a somewhat boring veggie: cauliflower. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower - chopped 1 1/2 t turmeric 1-2 T olive oil handful of cilantro - chopped …
Quick eats - veggies with soft-cooked eggs
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Quick Eats: Veggies With Soft-Cooked Eggs

Life is busy! We all want to eat healthy, but need something quick. Here is a favorite go to for me when I am short on time & need to fill my belly. Ingredients: 3-4c of your favorite veggies (chopped) 1c beans (butter beans,…