will eating fat make me fat?

Are you afraid of fats? If so, you’re not alone. Fat has been vilified in America since the low fat diet craze in the 90’s. Remember Snackwell products? Or the flood of any fat free, low fat dessert treat on store shelves? I do. I was an avid Snackwell eater, despite all the GI distressContinue reading “will eating fat make me fat?”

4 steps to hack your habit

THE FIX FOR CRAVINGS! Dr. Jade Teta and Dr. Keoni Teta have released a great book, Lose Weight Now! I’ve listed their recommended steps to hack a habit you are trying to change. These steps helped me curb my late night TV watching which created one too many glasses of wine! Be sure to watchContinue reading “4 steps to hack your habit”

fat loss myths revealed

When you join my 6 week lean muscle building program #LevelUp, you’ll receive weekly, juicy content all things fitness and food related. Here’s a sneak peak of the very things we will cover together so that YOU can become your OWN BODY DETECTIVE. Diets make you believe that you are ONE SIZE FITS ALL. WTF?!Continue reading “fat loss myths revealed”

how strength training saved me from a life of starvation

In 1997, I was young and heartbroken. I literally weighed my worth with well, my scale weight. I joined Jenny Craig because I believed if I was skinny, I would be lovable. In 7 months, I lost 45 pounds and I was skinny, but I was miserable. I was losing hair. My period stopped. IContinue reading “how strength training saved me from a life of starvation”

are you a woman over 30 years old? you need to hear this!

My female clients come to train with me and are surprised when I include a good amount of strength training into their programs. They are usually shocked and fearful of lifting weights because they do not want to look like those female bodybuilders. Usually women enter the gym and head straight to the treadmill orContinue reading “are you a woman over 30 years old? you need to hear this!”

5 minute monday metcon

5 reps – 5 exercises – 1- 5 rounds for time!5x squat-lunge-squat-lunge (all that is 1 rep)5x weighed squat thruster5x weighted sumo squat5x bent over back row5x bent over tricep kickbacks

new moon musings = zoom class manifestation

Today is a New Moon. I will be ending today’s Zoom small group fitness training with a new moon manifestation meditation. This is a FEE-BASED class payable by Venmo or Paypal. Here is the info to join: We will workout for 45 minutes then end with this. If you want, you can also do myContinue reading “new moon musings = zoom class manifestation”

5 minute metcon – CHIPPER workout

My #SwitchingGears 30-day consistency challenge group is killing it. We are at the start of week 2, and this is their week’s #metcon, a 5 minute per round chipper workout. No equipment needed. Any level. Any where. Exercises: push ups, supermans and mountain climbers Reps: 20 reps* of each, then 15 reps* of each, thenContinue reading “5 minute metcon – CHIPPER workout”

love to hate the plank – 3 ways

Let me show you 3 ways for an exercise we love to hate – the PLANK: Beginner / Standard / Extended  If there’s one exercise we all love to hate and hate to love it’s this one. A plank is a simple effective bodyweight exercise that requires no equipment and can be performed just aboutContinue reading “love to hate the plank – 3 ways”

why your trainer may be FAILING YOU

Trainers think getting clients aesthetic results is enough to keep them motivated. Well, results are very motivating and all good when it’s all good. But what does your trainer do when your motivation declines? I bet most of the time, they put the pressure on, and pump you up with “If you want it badContinue reading “why your trainer may be FAILING YOU”