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February 27, 2015 | 9 Comments

Female Fat Loss Hierarchy

I LOVE “The Hierarchy of Fat Loss” by Alwyn Cosgrove, written in 2007 (Wow, I am really dating myself now). But in all seriousness, it is still such an amazing article and I still share it with clients to this day. Why? Because it addresses the number one complaint amongst people who are looking to lose fat: “I don’t have time”. Cosgrove made

February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Snowed-In Workouts and Favorite Reads!

Snowed in #fitfam?! Tag a friend and complete this #bodyweight #partner sesh! Lateral Skiiers-16, Downward Dog Pushup-8, Partner Hamstring Curls-8, Wheelbarrow leg Drops-16, Alternating Split #Squat Jumps-16. Perform in an I GO YOU GO fashion. Repeat for 4 rounds or 10-15 minutes! #picplaypost #progressnotperfection #smartstrength @mobility101 @kerimantie

January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments


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

December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sleep is King

In the fitness world, exercise + nutrition are a given.  On the other hand, attention to breath, recovery style movement, and sleep are highly underrated… this is a huge mistake.  Without these often overlooked components, you will not succeed in the long run. DARE #4 For the next 7 days I DARE YOU TO GET 7-8 hours of SLEEP each night.  Try to

December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

What Is So Great About Water?

Here we are in the second week of December! I 100% believe that health and happiness go hand in hand.  For those of you who know me, you know that I will always tell it like it is. These “habits”  are the foundation for your long term success.  They are definitely not “quick fixes” that promise to help you lose the last

December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

We Are Our Habits

As an avid people watcher and fitness professional I am always observing.   Simply taking a glance around at Starbucks this morning I can get a good idea of who is and isn’t a morning person, whose desk job is affecting their posture, which people choose running as their main form of exercise, and who loves coffee as much as I do 🙂 Day