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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 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

November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The #1 *FREE Way To Survive the Holidays and Maintain Your Health

STEER CLEAR OF THE HOLIDAZE, a *FREE 5-week healthy habits dare I’ve created just for you to maintain the progress you’ve made in 2014 and survive the holidays! This week is Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season. I LOVE FOOD and know first hand that this can easily become the start of overeating, stressing, lack of sleep, and

October 7, 2014 | 1 Comments

Chocolate Pumpkin Birthday Muffins

It’s Fall and now is the time to partake in PUMPKIN everything. Pumpkin beer, coffee, soups, smoothies, pancakes and of course muffins! I always have the intention to follow a recipe to a T. That being said I am usually lacking an ingredient or two  🙂 I always make do with what I have, and usually everyone involved is quite pleased with the

September 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

Pumpkin Protein Shake

The time has come! Rather quickly I might add, to dig the canned pumpkin out of the cabinet and let the blending begin 🙂 For a great smoothie every time make sure you stock your freezer with your favorite frozen fruits/ veggies, it makes all the difference in the world. ( Favorites include mangos, bananas, spinach, cherries, raspberries, kale +

July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Should I Eat White Rice or Brown Rice?!

For those of you who follow me, you know I LOVE taking pictures, especially pictures of my dinner! Without fail, whenever my dinner includes white rice, my followers leave comments and questions like: “Why not brown rice?” “Isn’t white rice bad for you? I forget that before I got deeper into nutrition and strength training,

July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

10 Tips to Help Combat Depression

For the past several months Tutorial Tuesdays have been a great way for me to get quality information out on social media regarding training. This past Tuesday I shifted my focus and instead discussed daily lifestyle tips I use to help combat my own depression. This post was by far the most well received of all my “tutorials” so I felt