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Month: January 2014

45-Minute Total Body Blast

Another polar vortex got you down? Turn up the heat with this full-body burn that can be done in the comfort of your own living room- no equipment necessary! (Although a stop watch might help.) Warm Up 30 high knees (each leg) 30 butt kickers (each leg) 30 jumping jacks […]

A “Clean Eating” Shopping List

If you are fairly new to the Paleo way of eating, this grocery list will help you properly stock your kitchen. I’ve included brief descriptions of some foods/ingredients that might be unfamiliar to you. Don’t shy away from buying them just because you haven’t worked with them before. And if […]

Busting the Fear of Bulking

This post is dedicated to all the ladies out there – specifically, those of you whose fitness programs are limited to cardio because you fear “bulking.” I’ve had many clients express this fear during our initial consultations, and I would be lying if I said I didn’t have concerns of […]

The Village People

The old proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child” can easily be applied to the relationship between a support network and an individual seeking better health and fitness. All too often I see clients who are 110% committed to making positive lifestyle changes: eating organic, limiting alcohol consumption, […]

5 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Budging

So, I have this friend. Years back, after finishing up a pretty active athletic career, she started to put on some weight, and wasn’t exactly the picture of perfect health. She decided to take action, and that meant implementing a healthy eating and exercise program. The pounds started to slip […]

The Truth About Booze

So let me start off by recognizing that I’m posting this on a Sunday morning – yes, a Sunday Funday- during football season. Read: Sunday + Football Season = Bloody Mary’s. But the topic of how drinking alcohol can impact fitness goals is one that comes up daily in my […]

Time To Get Real!

Research suggests that fewer and fewer people are making resolutions as part of the New Years holiday to modify their daily routines and “diet” to become healthier. Thank God! This is music to my ears. As a Personal Trainer and someone who has spent too many New Year’s Eve evenings […]


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