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February 8, 2017 | 1 Comments

My 4 Favorite Smart Strength Exercises To Build A Better Booty

If you know me at all, you know I am all about the glutes. Developing strong glutes can prevent low back pain, knee pain and well… There is a bit more to my glute obsession, here is a  bit of my backstory on how I got into strength training! I was one of those people born with NO ASS to speak of. My lack of glutes ended up getting me into a


November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free Workouts Galore + Happy Thanksgiving!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! I like to say that some movement is better than nothing especially on a day like today! So here are a few options for you to get moving before spending quality time with family and friends. All you need is one kettlebell for this SIMPLE + SWEATY workout. Swings-20 Power Cleans-15 Squats-10 Repeat for 10-15 minutes resting as needed.   TOTAL


May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

2 Free Workouts + Favorite Fitness Reads!

In this weeks Tutorial Tuesday, I discussed the Renegade Row: It just so happens, that this exercise is included in the first of your FREE WORKOUTS! By now you all know I LOVE emphasizing the posterior chain during my workouts. The benefits are numerous and include improved posture, decreased incidence of low back pain, a stronger upper back, as well


February 6, 2015 | 1 Comments

Female Strength Fundamentals: Setting Initial Goals

 Why Strength Training? So you are new to lifting and up until this point, your only goals have been akin to “I want to complete my first half marathon”, or “I want to weigh 130lbs”.* Perhaps you suddenly find yourself injured, no longer able to run, and you are looking to strength train in order to elicit a training effect but


December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Complexes

What’s challenging, burns fat, maintains muscle, uses little equipment, works your entire body AND can be done in a short amount of time!??!?! Complexes my friend, complexes. They should be your best friend this Holiday Season. A complex is a series of movements that “flow” together at single or multiple repetitions. They can be performed


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


November 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

Athletic > Aesthetic

A few months ago one of my best friends opened her very own boudoir studio.  She asked me to model and I jumped at the chance. I’ve been lucky to have been photographed by her over the years; her talent behind the lens has provided a mirror for me as she has captured me at both my best and worst, mentally and physically. I’ve participated in a


September 15, 2014 | 6 Comments

Skip the Sit-Ups and Try These 4 Core Exercises

Two days during the week, I teach Strength at South Boston Yoga, a 60-minute group workout class that incorporates kettlebell squats, overhead presses, lunging variations + pull-ups. I very rarely, oh wait, dare I say NEVER incorporate sit-ups and sometimes receive feedback that people are genuinely disappointed they haven’t “worked their


July 2, 2014 | 4 Comments

5 Ways to Successfully Swing a Kettlebell

Kettlebells have become all the rage in recent years…everyone and their mother is swinging!  Unfortunately, the majority of people I see swinging aren’t doing it properly.  Due to the fact that kettlebell swings are dynamic in nature (complex weighted movements requiring explosive power), they are not something to take lightly or