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…
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…
Stop the shock! Extending joint life
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Stop The Shock! Extending Joint Life

Think you don't have to worry about your joints until you get older? Think again! Prevention is an important factor on extending the life of your joints so you continue feeling young for many years to come. There are also things you can do…
Safely exercising through pregnancy
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Safely Exercising Through Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a very exciting and at the same time scary thing for a woman.  It is a life changing event that can leave you confused on what is ok and not ok to keep your soon to be bundle of joy safe.  Read my latest post to find out the…
Integrating yoga with fitness training
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Integrating Yoga With Fitness Training

Yoga started as something that I used for myself to help lengthen my muscles to counter all of my heavy strength training workouts.  Today it is so much more than that.  I am able to not only use it for myself, but also transfer it into training…
preventing muscle loss to burn fat

Preventing Muscle Loss To Burn Fat

Every wonder why you are putting in so much work at the gym, but the pounds just don't seem to come off?  Losing weight can get quite frustrating if you are doing things that are counterproductive towards your goals.  Some activities seem…
The truth about spot reduction

The Truth About Spot Reduction

The fitness industry can put out many misconceptions about spot reduction with the countless number of workouts & pieces of equipment for abs, thighs & muffin top.  As consumers, we feed off of this notion in hopes of leaning out in…