Posts tagged fitness
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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Spring Clean your Workout Routine

I know that you may be really enjoying your workouts, you’re used to the schedule, and you’ve already got a routine going. Well that’s just the problem; it's routine! Once your body has adjusted to these motor pattern movements,you're not going to see the results you want. Another problem you may be having is that mentally, you’ve checked out. You’re just going through the movements and not really making any muscle/mind connections. That is why we have to Marie Kondo your workout and I’m here to help you with that!

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Why You Should take Progress Pictures on your Fitness Journey

So you’ve started a new diet and exercise program. You keep weighing yourself but there are no changes on the scale. However, everyone keeps telling you that you look amazing! Your face is thinner, your legs are leaner and your body is just smoking. You shrug your shoulders and say “thank you” or “thanks, I’m trying”. The truth is that you really don’t believe what people are telling you and keep feeling frustrated. You’re feeling so overwhelmed with frustration that you decided to stop at the golden arches on your way home from work and eat away your sorrows!

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How to do Rest Day Correct

Do you remember a couple years ago there was this craze on the internet called #nodaysoff ? Everybody joined in on the fun and if you did decide to take a day off then you were labeled  “lazy”. Well, I think that is the DUMBEST thing I have ever heard! Pardon my language, but it's true!

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Healthy Kitchen Staples

Think of fitness as one of those old fashioned weight sales: if you do too much of one thing (workout like crazy but eat everything in sight) the scale will tip further to that side and vice versa. What some of us don’t realize is that in order to get the best results, you must really look at what you eat pre and post workout. I’ve got some really good recipe ideas for that here .

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10 Ways to Boost Energy

I wake up at 5am everyday to go workout. You would think that by 1-2pm I would be crashing. There are some days that I am a bit more tired than others, but for the most part I am pretty energized. My clients are always asking me how I do it and still have a smile on my face? Well I love coffee but I’ve said it here before, its for the taste because I drink decaf. I

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Do It For You: Motivation to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

t can be extremely hard to put ourselves first. It is even harder when it comes to working out and eating healthy since it really isn’t something that most of us enjoy. It is much easier to come up with an excuse to miss a workout, secretly eat cookies when no one is watching and lose total motivation once we step on the scale. However, there are things we can focus on to help us keep up with a healthy lifestyle.

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