In the Fall of last year, I adjusted my heating habits more towards the healthy version of a fitness professional. You know, more plant based, non-processed foods, portion control, mindfulness of when I ate what and when, etc.
As 2017 has recently ended, I want to reflect on 5 of my favorite fitness trends that helped me reach my monthly fitness goals.
Being a former gymnast, body weight training has been very popular in my fitness career. Body weight training can be anything from squats, to lunges, to planks, or even push ups. Not only is it a great workout, but it is also affordable. No equipment needed and it can be done anywhere.Read More
In my quest to step out of my comfort zone this year, I stepped into The Hot Room Indianapolis.
The idea of focusing on balance and stretching for an hour in a quiet and peaceful environment may appeal to some, but I’m used to noise, intensity and sweat – things I didn’t think I would find at a yoga class … until now!Read More
It's been a journey and a lot of lessons learned but my daughter will know how to treat her skin because of my mistakes.
If you've followed via my newsletter, or on Instagram, you've seen a bit more about the issues I have with sun spots, melasma, and hyperpigmentation. I've decided to go more public about it because it's a thing for everyone, especially a lot of women.Read More
You CAN fit in exercise, even on a busy schedule....I promise.
Easy said than done...right?! I used to live the life of not making workouts a priority. Pre-kid, marriage and trying to grow in my career. I let the job take priority. In return, my health declined, my family noticed and I was over it.Read More
My big city workouts adventure was so much fun. I made the best of a travel situation and kept up with my routine but also stepped out of my comfort zone a bit. While I had planned to do these workouts alone the difference in the follow through were the people by my side.
Here’s a look at the three BIG CITY WORKOUTS we tackled and where you can find them, or something similar, in your hood.Read More
Finding your best workout can be a challenge. You might get what I call "workout block" when trying to find something that gets you results. To help you overcome your rut, check out these tips on how to find your best workout.
For you, and only you.Read More
Do you ever watch The Bachelor and think to yourself...
"I should really step up my workout game!
That's why I created a total body toning workout you can do while you watch along. And, over half the moves are laying down so no excuses!
I spent this week lunch sharing with my sister who works near my office. We both have some lbs's to lose so she suggested we do this together. Plus I was just coming off maternity leave where I learned that eating in saves money and can be much healthier for you too. So what did I do?
I tackled 3 ridiculously easy and delicious dinner recipes to get over my fear of failure in the kitchen.Read More
I've hit an age where I know that going to the mall and sifting through tons of clothes on a rack is not my cup of tea anymore. It actually brings me a lot of anxiety. So, I've decided to help myself out by doing all my shopping online.
I've graduated from doing my own shopping.Read More
I would consider myself disciplined. I workout weekly. Multiple times, actually. But the very thought of having to plan out my own workout, and set the time aside to do it on my own, is likely not going to get accomplished.
You know what I'm talking about right?Read More
Pure Barre. Five-months pregnant feeling the burn but had me wanting more. I did my first class back in April when I was with child and while I was challenged a bit with the bump, I knew this was an ass-kicker workout even if I weren't pregnant. My first time was hard. Real hard.
I was shaking within the first three minutes!Read More
Working out during the holidays tends to subside because of our busy schedule. Family parties, work events, friendsgiving and Christmas dates. It's overwhelming but so, so fun at the same time. While taking a break is ABSOLUTELY A-OKAY, don't let relaxing turn into laziness and catch yourself slipping further and further away from your routine.
Check out my simple tips to help you stay true to the course this holiday season.
Today is my birthday! And, yes, I do still get excited about it. And, why not? I mean, I'm celebrating a lot that's happened over this past year. So because Thanksgiving is tomorrow (also my husband's birthday) I want to share 10 Ways To Give Thanks to the things that keep us alive and well. Enjoy!
Working out does so many things for me personally that sharing my love for it has gone to a higher level. My new adventures in fitness helps me create variety and give you all the inside scoop on what these fitness trends are all about. And, what I'm most excited about is how my crazy love has spread to those around me. Friends, family and strangers are all reaching out wanting to know more.Read More
Cycle class is a hot trend these days. Especially if you live in a big city where Soul Cycle is located. I haven't actually tried a Soul Cycle class before but from what I hear and see it's all the rage, especially with the celebrities. It's pretty much a dance party on a bike.
But are all cycle classes like Soul Cycle?Read More
So, I'm on this new thrill seeking adventure with my fitness routine and it involves trying out new and existing fitness trends. I've found that it gives me not only variety in my own regime, but it helps keep my excitement levels up. I really, really look forward to these new challenges.
But what I didn't expect was a brush with the circus arts.Read More
After college, I struggled to find a new goal that would push me physically. I was done playing sports competitively but my inner drive wasn't about to call it quits. I really didn't know where to turn to find something that would give me the discipline and the results I wanted. Then, I met this amazingly awesome machine called the Pilates reformer.
That's when my love for Pilates blossomed.Read More
Have you ever caught yourself getting butterflies when you stare into someone's eyes? I remember how awesome that feeling was when my husband and I first met. Over time, our love has grown into something bigger. But, just recently, I experienced that new butterfly feeling again...for someone else.Read More