I remember studying gym culture in university. It’s an actual phenomenon. As soon as you’ve passed those gym doors you’ve entered another world filled with dating rituals, gym enthusiasts and penetrating stares. I’m not saying all gyms are horrible, but for the average person and fitness newbie, the ambiance can be a bit overwhelming. Personally, I… Read More.
There’s no other exercise that empowers you as much as the chin up. Especially if you had dismissed the exercise after hearing silly rumors that girls can’t do them. A part of healthy living is pushing yourself past those points that you believed you couldn’t do and elevating your self -esteem to a whole new… Read More.
I have been asked a lot of questions recently about HIIT workouts. While it’s not for everyone, I do believe it definitely has a place in the fitness world. Let’s face it; we live in a fast paced world where time is of the essence. Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day to… Read More.
Recently I had an epiphany. .. When it came to my goals I was making a huge mistake that was threatening my well being and causing me to burn out. I was working so hard at trying to achieve my goals and dreams, the focus started to blur and I became unsure of my aim.… Read More.
Let’s face it, life gets busy for all of us. While trying a wide array of new and innovative exercises can be fun and exciting, sometimes we just don’t have time to figure out how to properly perform new exercises. While new exercises definitely reduce boredom in our workout. It’s good to know we don’t need… Read More.
It’s official! Saturday July 18th 2015 I will be partaking in a 5k mud filled, barbed wire, rope climbing adventure race known as “The Spartan Race”. Not only am I participating, but I convinced a few good friends and my husband to join in as well… I decided to create a program that we could… Read More.
Summer is the season for barbecues and picnics, which expand your food selections to include a whole new menu of crisp and refreshing recipes that are light and healthy….Barbecues will never be excluded from a healthy Meal Plan! We simply need to tweak a few things to keep our A.G.E. low. Read More.
My absolute favorite piece of fitness equipment is the TRX. Especially for your core. The core consists of not only the outter layer of your abs (the rectus femoris and obliques along your sides) but also the internal abs that suck in your stomach and stabilize your back (the transverse abdominis and internal obliques). What… Read More.
If you’ve been following me on Facebook, you’ve probably already see:. one month ago I sprained my ankle. The story is actually funny (If you can’t laugh what can you do)… It was date night with my husband Gary and we decided to try something we hadn’t done in years. We went 4-wheel roller skating… Read More.
It’s that time of year when you want to spend a few extra workouts ensuring your arms are ready to debut for tank top season. With limited time in your day you have to make every arm workout quick and effective. The best way to do this is by creating a compound arm workout. Do… Read More.