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June 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

5 Smart Ways To Modify Your Yoga Practice In Early Postpartum

One of my client friends is newly postpartum, (just a bit shy of 3 months PP) and kept mentioning that she wanted to go to a yoga class. I knew that she would go with or without me, so I decided to join her for a class so that I could teach her how to safely modify her practice for her newly postpartum body. Please keep in mind that Katie has been practicing


May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

My Top 10 Tips For Mamas In Their First Year Postpartum

Once you know better you do better. When I was first starting off in the fitness industry I didn’t know enough about training the pregnant and postpartum population. I have learned SO much in the past few years and will only continue to provide the best information for this population of women. Pregnancy, birth and postpartum are NO JOKE and I want


October 16, 2016 | 3 Comments

My Four Favorite Core Exercises That Are Safe for All Four Trimesters

  As a pregnant and postpartum woman, I have heard firsthand the following recommendations from midwives, nurses, and doctors. If you did it before pregnancy, it is safe to continue it throughout pregnancy. Don’t lay on your back after your first trimester. Don’t let your heartbeat go over 140 bpm during exercise. Make sure you do


July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join Me and My PNP SUMMER CONSISTENCY GROUP for FREE!

Priorities shifted for awhile, but I am making a comeback 🙂 Last week I returned back to work full-time and it was AMAZING. What a way to start the day! LOVE the little community we have established here 💛 excited to wake up and come see these lovelies on this #thursday morning! Have you gotten your #sweat on today?! #progressnotperfection


May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

10 Things I Learned In My First Month of Motherhood

The love you have for your child is CRAZY. CRAZY LOVE like you have never known before. 2. Your body can survive on VERY little sleep. Prior to having a baby, I was a sleep junkie. I felt my best with 7-8 hrs of sleep a night. Same went for Anthony. It was pretty much the thing we were the most afraid of with a new baby.  When I would get a shitty


May 22, 2016 | 2 Comments

WELCOME TO THE WORLD JULIA VERONICA LAWRENCE!

I’ll share the good part first 🙂 This is my daughter! (Not to mention that my vagina is still fully intact, I had NO TEARING or HEMORRHOIDS!!!!!)   Anthony, Tater and myself are all adjusting and spending every moment we can enjoying this special girl 🙂   Here I am enjoying a cup of coffee on my due date May 21st 2016 with a 17


September 8, 2015 | 4 Comments

The Road To Living Lean In Your 30’s and Beyond.

Much like everything in life I had to experience the “rebound effect” of extreme dieting first hand in order to actually believe that it can happen to anyone.  Back in 2010 I took to the “compete in a my first Figure show” bandwagon. Winning my Pro-card at my second show I was put in a position to “GET BIGGER FAST” with


August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hip Thrusts Do A Body Good, FREE WORKOUT + Favorite Fitness Reads!

If you don’t know…now you know…I LOVE ME SOME GLUTES! Whether you sit all day, are an athlete, an avid lifter, or someone looking to have a higher and tighter backside the HIP THRUST is your ticket to GLUTE CITY. The hip extension along with posterior chain (glutes + hamstrings) activation make it a top beginner strength training exercise


January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

HOW TO MAKE AN ALL-INCLUSIVE RESORT YOUR B%^CH

I returned from the Dominican Republic a little over a week ago. It was the first vacation I’ve ever taken that was all-inclusive. I was there 5 days 4 nights (insert happy jumping here).  It was an amazing opportunity for me to walk in the shoes of my clients. In my day-to-day life I don’t work in an office (in fact, I’ve never worked in an


January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

FitPros Approach to Training in the New Year!

Here we are in the third week of January 2015. I hope you’re ready for our third installment of “How Do Fitness Professionals Approach the New Year?” Our first post was all about mindset, our second about nutrition and now it is time to #GET REAL when it comes to training and exercise. Hint, hint. The order in which we chose to discuss