the only pounds you should focus on

You can pee out about a pound. #waterYou may even poop out two. #foodvolumeIf you eat a bowl of pho, you’ll gain 2-3. #sodiumIt’s your period week? 4-5 lbs up is norm. #waterretention The only pounds you should be persuaded by? The ones you load onto the bar! Ready to @levelup by adding lifting heavyContinue reading “the only pounds you should focus on”

how to balance your exercise

Having balance in your life is important. As a Honolulu based personal and virtual trainer, I’m frequently asked how much time should clients spend on resting, lifting, doing cardio, stretching… The KEY is to include the core components of a well rounded fitness routine. You can remember it this way: Make sure your exercise routineContinue reading “how to balance your exercise”

health hiccup #2 – do you do this?

Yesterday, I wrote about the most common health hiccup my ladies are going through when they first begin to work with me – my Cardio Queens forgetting about the very important muscle mass developed through progressive weight training, the only way “we must we must increase our bust” LOL 😉 Today, I the second healthContinue reading “health hiccup #2 – do you do this?”

biggest health hiccups – are you making one?

Over the 20 years experience in working with my ladies over 30, I have found 6 common health hiccups they are making when we start our work together. Over the next 6 days, I’ll be teaching you what each hiccup is and how to avoid it! When I first meet my tribe, they are settledContinue reading “biggest health hiccups – are you making one?”

the top 3 excuses I hear from clients

As a female personal trainer in Honolulu, Hawaii, I’ve worked with thousands of women around the globe (thank you virtual platforms)! And with my over 20 years experience, I hear so many different reasons why clients may not be able to exercise or eat how they plan. And unfortunately, there is no magical solution forContinue reading “the top 3 excuses I hear from clients”

slow is shitty, but slow is sustainable

I know first hand how slow results can be frustrating, stressful and just plain shitty. I’ve chased the results wagon for a real long time. I’ve done the quick fixes. I’m guilty of programming the extremes as a total newbie trainer who didn’t know any better (and TBH who was also stuck in her ownContinue reading “slow is shitty, but slow is sustainable”

do you have “skin in the game?”

This is Kim. Kim is a pretty much life long vegan. She spends a lot of time on food prep and a lot of money on her training sessions. Despite having a very hectic job as an RN, Kim always makes our weekly early morning sessions. As your Oahu based female personal and virtual trainer,Continue reading “do you have “skin in the game?””

the exercise you should be doing

This is demonstrating the Quadruped extension or aka the Bird Dog exercise. Quadruped is the position where both hands and knees are on the ground. It is the starting position of crawling that all children do. When young babies are learning to walk, quadruped helps them develop curves in their spine and core strength. ForContinue reading “the exercise you should be doing”

is somebody watching over you?

Somebody watching OVER you is a great thing!  I help women transform their relationship with fitness & food to create a sustainable lifestyle they love.  It’s not a short term, quick fix, cookie cutter approach. It’s going to take the same amount of effort and work as those fad diets you’ve been juggling 🤹‍♂️ allContinue reading “is somebody watching over you?”

what type of exerciser are you?

I offer group coaching, DIY Programs, 1:1 (One on One) Private Coaching, and Dual Training (a combo of 1:1 and DIY). The most common question I get asked is “But Lee-Ann, how do I know which program is right for me?” In today’s live, I go over a few key things you should consider toContinue reading “what type of exerciser are you?”