Hey there my beastly friends! Since I am always running around between clients and my own workouts, I am always in workout gear. I sometimes take so long with my workouts that I don't even have time to shower, don't judge me!Read More
It's 5 o'clock and every machine, bench and cardio equipment are taken. You get frustrated and decide to call it quits. You leave the gym feeling worse than when you came in and vow to never go to that dreadful place again... congratulations you just encountered "fitness rush hour".Read More
Now that you've embarked on this journey, you want help and guidance in doing so, which I think is extremely important especially if you are new to the scene. Choosing a trainer can be difficult since their are so many out there and its unregulated. Often times people make a vast decision on a trainer and end up getting hurt, damaging their metabolism or getting ripped off.Read More
There are days when we just don't have enough time in the day to go to the gym. Between school, work, daily chores, etc it can be difficult. Don't even get me started on how packed the gyms can get around 5pm!Read More
I’m so happy to be sharing with you some of my favorite store-bought snacks. And I say store-bought, because I didn’t cook or prep any of this stuff.
And while I love a good home-made protein snack, I don't always have the time to make it. So when I want a snack, I need it right in front of me. So today, we’re going to look at a bunch of healthy and clean snacks you pick up straight from the shelves of your local grocery store or even gas station.Read More
Even though it is nice to enjoy a cold, refreshing soda from time to time, it is never very good for your health. It can cause weight gain, slow down your metabolism, dehydrates the body and even causes plaque in the teeth. Don't even get me started on all the chemicals. This is what I've been trying to incorporate as an alternative to soda when I get that craving for a it, and would like to share it here with you all today.Read More
So the good times keep rolling.............until Sunday Morning. Then the room will be spinning, your head will be pounding and the thought of water will make you gag. I guess it's the price we pay for having too much of anything. Alcohol is also a depressant so you feel lethargic and lack energy. However, I've got the cure so you can get rid of that awful hangover.Read More
Fast forward to today and I am a certified ISSA Personal Trainer and Nutritionist specialized in Diabetes and Strength & Conditioning. I've competed in 7 NPC Bikini competitions around the nation. I am still absolutely fascinated by the sport and the science behind it all.
My goal is to be able to light the fire within my clients like those trainers did for me years ago. I want to change people's view on working out and help them realize that working out can be fun!Read More
I absolutely love music and pretty much have music playing with everything I do. Working out is no different. I especially love to put on my headphones, turn up the music and just lift heavy. My favorite genre is anything fast and upbeatRead More
I pretty much live in gym clothes. I always make sure to squeeze in some “me” time when I train at 5am. Then I drive all around town training clients. There are days I don't get home until 10pm. Because my life is so hectic and I am often running errands between client appointments, I try to look as put together as I can for still being in workout clothes.Read More
am not a fan of how commercialized Valentine's has become. However, I do believe in what it stands for: CELEBRATING OUR LOVED ONES! I don't think it should JUST be about your significant other and you. What about your squad, your girls, your parents, siblings, etc.Read More
I remember when I was getting ready to compete in Miss Florida USA, back in 2011, I was eager to try any 'SECRET" weapon that anyone told me. I would here whispers here and there about girls taking warm showers in Epsom Salt, others who drowned in preparation H, and the list goes on. Of course I had to try them all but to my disappointment none of them worked.
I was always looking for a secret weapon that would just vanish my fat. Unfortunately, I never did find this secret formula..........until now.Read More
Before I answer the question whether or not you can change your bodies composition, I'd like to start by stating what exactly is body composition. It is the amount of body fat and muscle you have on your frame.Read More
know we all want to go and cry in a corner with our best friend....Ben & Jerry's but thats not going to make the situation better. What id going to make you feel better is what I'm about to tell you. However, overtime you see the scale go up it doesn't necessarily mean your gaining fat, there might actually be more to that than meets the eye.Read More
Happy TGIF! You leave the office at 5pm on Friday, rush home and open a bottle of wine. You refuse to cook one more chicken so you order in. Saturday comes and your running errands all around town and forget to eat until dinner but by then your so hungry you eat whatever is in sight. Lazy Sunday creeps in and you wake up later than usual. you don't have enough time now to get in all your meals....sound familiar?Read More
Last week we spoke about High Meal Frequency and the benefits it has with building muscle. However, there is a 2nd part to building muscle.....Read More
Unfortunately, results are not that quick. As a matter of fact it can be months or even years before you start seeing results, unless your a newbie to this (but I'll get into that in another post). However, if you start off with the right tools and knowledge you are setting yourself up for success.Read More
With the New Year comes a the opportunity to a fresh start and your HEALTH & FITNESS should be no different. However we may get overwhelmed with our desires to improve everything in our lives at once. Here are 8 attainable fitness resolutions you can easily do with NO excuses.Read More
If this sounds familiar, then you may be experiencing Metabolic Suppression or better known as Metabolic Damage. However, he word damage gets thrown around a lot but its not the correct term to use. Those that really have a damaged metabolism are the ones suffering from a Thyroid insufficiency and should seek medical help A.S.A.P.Read More
Christmas is advertised as the most wonderful time of the year but the thought of what to get everyone in your family can be a little stressful. this is why I decided to do a Holiday Gift Guide for the Fitness Lover since that isRead More