Posts tagged personal trainer
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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Motivation: What to do if you aren't seeing the results you want.

You’ve been hitting the gym hard for weeks and taking the time to prep all your meals. You know that your body should be experiencing changes So then you step on the scale and … nada. Your clothes aren’t looser, and that scale hasn’t budged. What gives?

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Dieting vs. Lifestyle Change

We live in a society where almost everyone is on a diet. It may be you, your co-worker, spouse, friend, and the list goes on. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly 70% of Americans remain overweight. So what does that tell you?

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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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Weekly Wokouts
My Best Tips for Goal Setting

These days, I love setting goals. However, I haven’t always been this way.  . Back when I was in high school, I was more focused on the cute boy on the basketball team or spending time with my friends than I was focused on my future. Oh the good ‘ol days lol.

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Comfort Food Swaps

Now that the temperatures are dropping (except over  here in Miami) it's nice to snuggle up with your loved ones and indulge in a nice bowl of comfort food. There’s just something about cold temperatures and a nice big bowl of Mac n’ cheese or a nice warm cup of chili that brings the whole Netflix n Chill to a whole new level. Winter months also mean a bit more fluff in the trunk.I mean if the bears do it….shouldn’t that be normal?

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Making Time for Fitness

Going to the gym is something that a lot of us put off. Whether it’s a nail appointment, a teacher/parent night at school, your boss has you staying late at work, running errands, or you’re just plain old “too tired to get to the gym.”

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Bikini Body Workout

Join me for a metabolism boosting full body workout!

This workout will have you sporting abs and glutes that salute all summer long! 

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How I Started My Fitness Journey

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! 

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Spot Reduction Isn't a Myth

Spot reduction is the idea of losing fat in just one area by only training that area. In the past every study has indicated that spot reduction is not possible and that the only way to reduce fat in a single area was to reduce over body fat with lots of cardio.  

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Net Carbs: What are they?

Net Carbs are Carbs that don't have much impact on blood sugar levels. It came about around the same time as the Atkins Diet grew popular.  Carbohydrates minus dietary fiber minus artificial sweeteners is where the terms Net Carbs comes from based out of  the Atkins diet. The reason behind the significance is that they are known as"impact carbs" since they have an impact on blood sugar. 

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