Posts tagged fitness
5 Reasons Why Running can Lift your Mood

I may not be an avid lover of running but that doesn’t mean that I can’t appreciate a good workout. Yesterday, I saw someone post about separatism in the fitness industry and I couldn’t agree more. Honestly, who cares if you like to run or maybe you’d rather lift heavy or maybe you wanna use bands! The point is that you're doing something to move your body. Yes, each of these things will get you different results depending on your goals but if all you want to do is get fit and healthy then do what your heart desires!

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AMPD Product Review

There are many supplement companies out there and I have tried most of them. However, I have never seen a company that is by women for women, plant-based, natural and actually tastes really good. The company I am talking about is AMPD Nutrition.

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10 Things I Wish I'd Known about Fitness when I Started

I think it’s safe to say that everyone makes rookie mistakes whenever they get started on something. It’s just how the cookie crumbles. However, sometime those mistakes can haunt you years later. In my case, it's still haunting me. The way I damaged my hormones from years of fad dieting, cardio loving and body shaming myself; I am still paying for it. It only took about 10 years for me to finally start fixing what was broken.

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Follow Me Around: A Day in the Life of a Fitness Coach

I realize that it is my JOB to stay fit. However, it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t come without struggle and sacrifice. A lot of people don’t seem to understand this and just think that A. I workout all day B. Being fit and healthy is easy since I'm in the industry or C. That unlike me they don’t have time to workout because they aren’t at the gym all day like me.

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Back to School: Back to a Workout Routine

Luckily for you in order to get in a good workout, it doesn’t have to take you all day. You can actually get in a great workout in the morning before you start your day, and you will be in a better mood, more energetic and make healthier choices.

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Common Exercise Modifications

I’m so glad to see that you ladies (and some gents too) have been enjoying my Weekly Workouts. However, I do realize that not all gyms are built the same and they all don’t have the same equipment. Or you may have an injury that prevents you from doing a particular movement. Unfortunately, I can’t be with you at the gym so I decided to do an overall modification for some of the exercises you see here weekly.

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Exercising in the Heat Tips

Winter is gone and summer is here. The weather is heating up, we are nearly breaking 100 degrees here in Miami, and your wanting to take your workouts outside while still being comfortable. That’s a great idea but you do have to take a couple precautions so the weather doesn’t get to you. Even as a native Miamian, the sun can get the best of me. These tips that I am going to share with you will allow you to keep with your fitness goals and enjoy the change of scenery.

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An Honest Conversation about Food

A fitness coach is always eating veggies with chicken, fruits and protein shakes. They are NEVER allowed to have a pizza, cookie, grain of rice or even smell an apple pie.

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How to Create a Fitness Routine that Works For You

Not everyone is the same, which is a good thing. If not how boring would the world be. Can you imagine if everyone were trainers? There would be no doctors, lawyers, accountants and the list goes on. Just like everyone is going to have a different career path, everyone will enjoy different things when it comes to fitness.

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Eating Before & After a Workout....Is it ok?

Eating your pre- workout meal (before) and post-workout (after) is more than ok. It is necessary! Only under certain circumstances would it be ok to ditch the pre-workout but that's mainly a medical reason. This is actually a rookie mistake that many of us tend to do. We have the mentality that less is more when it comes to losing weight.. So the less we eat, the skinnier we will get. Sorry to break it to you chica, but that is not the case!

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