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October 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yes, ANOTHER FREE WORKOUT + Favorite Fitness Reads!

As you know I am taking a break from tutorial Tuesday and giving Workout Wednesday a shot! It is going pretty well thus far 🙂 I shared a great finisher or stand alone “quickie” workout this past week. “Don’t Forget the Guns!” Grab a #kettlebell and give your guns a little pump 💪 Perform 12 Power Clean to Front Squat

September 27, 2015 | 2 Comments


You all know that I LOVE me some yoga and kettlebells! One thing they have in common is the linkage of breath and movement in a nice flowing fashion. Here is a fun warm-up flow that I used with my classes this week. I think you’ll enjoy it! Now I know that not everyone has access to a gym all the time, some of you not ever! Doesn’t matter we

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

September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Labor Day Weekend Client Updates + Favorite Fitness Reads

I hope you are enjoying your Labor Day Weekend!  I am working today and took Monday off to hit up my favorite beach on the North Shore 🙂 It is supposed to be amazing weather 🙂 The next few weeks will be filled with awesome stuff I learned at the 2nd Annual Women’s Fitness Summit in Kansas City.  The following exercise can be used by ANYONE

August 30, 2015 | 1 Comments

MARRIED, FREE TRAVEL WORKOUT + Women’s Fitness Summit Honeymoon

I’m sitting downstairs in the hotel lobby with Keri waiting for HOT Starbucks coffee. You know the kind that will get my newsletter out to you guys and take me through Day 3 of the Women’s Fitness Summit. Yesterday morning Keri agreed to be the guinea pig for the bodyweight workout I am sending you guys right now 🙂 We had  blast and

August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

LOVE MY TRIBE, Bird Dogs + Favorite Fitness Reads!

In this weeks #tutorial #tuesday we talked bird dogs! I find this exercise to be commonly butchered in yoga, pilates as well as physical therapy. My clients have developed a LOVE/HATE relationship with the “sweat dog”. Get yourself up against a wall and perform 5 reps of a 5 second isometric hold and I PROMISE you will have more respect

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

July 16, 2015 | 4 Comments


Ahhhhh now its not just a song…its a workout 🙂 The following workout uses only your bodyweight, a bench/ couch + a single mini- band!  I promise you will be feeling DEM GLUTES after this one 🙂 For those of you who are new mom’s working with limited time and equipment this workout IS FOR YOU. For those of you returning from injury

July 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Landmine Presses, Favorite Fitness Reads + More Client Updates!

Continuing on with my beginner favorite exercise how- to’s is the 1/2 kneeling landmine press!  In this weeks tutorial Tuesday I discussed my favorite overhead pressing variation for beginner females lacking stability as well as former “meathead men” who had lost the ability to overhead press without pain. My next month of Online

July 11, 2015 | 3 Comments


  IF SOMEONE OFFERS YOU A MEAL PLAN… RUN. The first time I ever got LEAN LEAN was off of a meal plan. Granted I learned a lot. Protein is king, veggies are paramount and carbs on workout days are necessary for fat loss. Meal frequency should always depend on the individual, don’t automatically place yourself in a 6-7 meals a day box. In my