Yearly Archives: 2016

Will The New Year Bring A “new You?” – With These Tips, It Just Might!

It’s that time of year again.  Holiday parties, family gatherings, random get-togethers.  We all gorge on insane amounts of food (well, at least it seems like it, huh?) and booze.  We make it to the gym less and less or

Things I Wish I Had Known 5 Years And 70 Lbs Ago!

When I first started college, about five years ago, I began my fitness journey. At that point I knew next to nothing about exercise or proper nutrition, but that is when I first decided to try and make a change.

Struggling To Reach Your Fitness Goals? You Must Do This!

STRUGGLING TO REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS?  YOU MUST DO THIS! Do you feel like it’s a constant battle to eat well and work out consistently, or are you struggling to build a fit and healthy body? If there was a

Motivation: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be!

The Problem with Motivation January 1st: “I’m motivated to get in shape this year!” February 1st: “This is getting boring.”  “I’m not seeing drastic changes. Why am I doing this?” March 1st: “That’s it. I’ve had it. I’m nowhere close

Strength In The Struggle – How To Stay Fit When Things Don’t Go As Planned

FIND STRENGTH TO GET THROUGH THE STRUGGLE(S). You have the perfect plan in place. Your nutrition and workout program are all lined up and ready to go. You’re feeling confident about your success. Then it hits. That unexpected event that

Finish Strong! Try These Finishers To Turn Up The Burn!

Finishers To Turn Up The Burn End your workout with one of these fat-blasting, Tabata-style finishers. There’s something satisfying about an exhausting sweat session that depletes that absolute last bit of muscle glycogen and leaves you pleasantly puddle-like. OK, maybe

Women + Hytrophy (“i Don’t Want To Look Bulky, I Just Want To Tone.”)

The biggest misconception about hypertrophy — gaining muscle — in women is that it happens quickly and easily, when in fact gaining significant amounts of muscle mass as a woman is hard!  You have to lift challenging weight for enough

Rest + Revitalize!

Rest and Revitalize for Optimum Health Vacation season is in full swing.  Whether you are traveling to the mountains or the beach, it’s the time of year when many of us start planning for a much needed break from the

No Gym? No Problem!

Increase Your Strength Without Using More Weight Think the only way to get strong is by adding more external resistance to an exercise? You are not alone! You hit the bench, the bar, and the leg press, consistently adding poundage,

How Google Can Help You Crush Your (fitness) Goals

What if your calendar didn’t just keep track of what you do, but found time for you to do the things you actually wanted to do? FINALLY – A SOLUTION to the “I don’t have time to workout” excuse! Between workouts, meetings,