Posts tagged workout
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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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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The Comparison Trap & Why it's Holding You Back from Reaching your Goals

Ok so let’s be real for a sec, as women, we tend to compare ourselves to others. I know I am 100% guilty of this. However, does that mean its ok if everyone does it? Hell no!

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When is the best time to workout?

I get asked this question a lot, by friends, family, clients , etc. Basically everyone is intrigued by this question. I think it's partially because everyone is looking for an easy fix to losing weight and getting healthy. I mean if not there wouldn’t be an entire industry of supplements and diet pills promising to get you thin quick, Or maybe they just want to maximize their time at the gym since most don’t really like it but they go because they figure it's the only way they will lose weight.

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What Supplements should You take?

Whenever someone embarks on a fitness journey, its is human nature to want to go all in. Meaning you want to buy every fruit and vegetable in the grocery store, new gym clothes and accessories and most importantly supplements. My clients are always asking me what is the best supplement that they can get for the  best results. The fitness industry has led us all to believe that without these supplements we will never get the results that we want.

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My Skincare Routine

Skincare is extremely important to me. I've always been pretty good about taking care of my skin but now that I'm 30, I feel like its a whole different ball game. Especially since I work out, bacteria and impurities can get into my skin from the gym. This means I have to  be cautious of not letting my pores clog and having breakouts. 

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How to Plan Your Workouts for the Week

At work you have endless to-do lists and deadlines of when to finish them. At home, you likely have a calendar with all of your kids shows, doctor appointments, school events, etc. So for every aspect of your life you have a schedule for when you should do things. Why should the gym be any different?

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No Gym, No Problem

If you reading this, then your probably very frustrated with yourself because you want to workout but you can't seem to find the time. Your time is accounted for and those 30 minutes driving to and from the gym, plus an hour there, is just too much. Perhaps your a new mommy and you don't have anyone to take care of the baby; even though the gym has babysitting but you just don't trust it;  I feel you girl. Or your boss really hates you and has you working after hours. Or maybe you just don't like the vibe at the gym and all the sweaty germs just grosses you out. I completely understand

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How to Find the Right Trainer?

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.

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No Equipment Needed Booty Workout

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! 

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St. Patrick's Day Hangover Workout

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. 

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A Fit Galentine's Day Celebration

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. 

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Workout for Brides

Brides want to look best on the most important day of their lives and who can blame them. Since most brides will be wearing strapless or back bearing dresses, we will do most of our focus on arms and back. However, that does not mean we neglect our lower body. We will incorporate compound exercises which are exercises that involve more than one muscle group

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Urban Workout for Fall

In today’s world - with all the technology that surrounds us - we rarely leave our homes. We have apps to bring us food and groceries, indoor treadmills, our beloved amazon prime and programs like P90x. I even heard that there is a robot coming out that can cook for us. Are all these amazing? Heck yeah! Are they also making it way too easy for us to stay indoors? Definitely!

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Macro Ratio: Per Meal

No matter what kind of diet you do; intermittent, 3 hour, 6 hour, Vegan, Paleo, IIFYM, Keto, Meal plan, etc you MUST meet your daily goal.  The major point that will lead you to succeed or fail in your fitness goal is what your eating v.s. what you burn. If you want to lose weight your goal is to burn more than you eat

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