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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


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 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

Balance

Balance – “a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.” Ah, balance…. what a powerful thing.  Take this, for instance: “In Chinese philosophy, yang yin, which are often shortened to “yin-yang” or “yin yang”, are concepts used to describe how apparently opposite


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 +


August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

5 Reasons You Need To Handstand Daily

1. Handstands make you fucking happy. #handstandsmakemehappy Like so freaking giggly + happy.  As if for that brief moment, I’m a kid again. It turns out it’s not just me who feels this way, any client or friend I have ever had handstand is instantly happier than they were before! 2. Handstands are a rewarding challenge. Most people


August 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

Are You Getting Your Steps In?

Technology has taken us leaps and bounds forward while at the same time creating a much more sedentary lifestyle. Nowadays it  is commonplace for individuals to walk less than 5,000 steps a day. Many of us drive or take public transportation nearly everywhere and then are virtually sedentary all day long. Perhaps you hit the gym each morning, in