Category: Strength Training

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 2

Find Your Fitness Role Model, Part 2
This week has really been focused on inspiration… finding those qualities that inspire you to be better, and finding the role models who inspire you to be better.  I’m continuing by sharing another one of my fitness role models with you all, in hopes that she may inspire some of you too. One of my... Read more »

TOP FITNESS PICKS For Your 2012 Home Fitness Resolutions!

There are so many ways to lose weight and get in shape out there that it’s hard to know where to start!  Magazines, DVDs from the store or online, fitness workouts on your “on demand,” apps for your Smart Phone… the list could go on.  So, to help you on your journey, I’m listing my... Read more »

"Black Friday Fitness Deals" Is Back!

"Black Friday Fitness Deals" Is Back!
Last year, for Black Friday, I used my Twitter account to share Black Friday deals that I found on Fitness Goods… so, I’m going to be doing that again this year. Not only will I be featuring FITNESS DEALS, but I’ll be sharing links to stores and sites for local businesses that support friends as... Read more »
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Join The Holiday Fitness Challenge Group on Facebook!

I like to organize fitness challenges around the Holidays to help people get through one of the hardest times of year when it comes to treats being everywhere!  This challenge is goal based and YOU set your goals.  Use the group to post your progress to help motivate yourself and others!  I’ve started my fitness... Read more »

Well Rounded Fitness

Is Your Routine Complete? A lot of times when you are reading magazines you see featured stories that are all related to “blasting.”  Blast the fat away, smaller tummy in seven days, firmer buns in three easy moves, etc etc etc.  While it’s important to catch a reader’s (or viewer’s) attention, I find it more... Read more »

Tried P90X? P90X2 Is Now Available For Pre-Order!

Tried P90X?  P90X2 Is Now Available For Pre-Order!
I posted a preview video a few months back once I learned of the new P90X2 program, due out this December.  I am honored to be a Beachbody coach, so that means I get first looks at a lot of the new and exciting home fitness programs that Beachbody is going to be releasing.  I... Read more »
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An Event That Will Make You Train Like An Athlete

An Event That Will Make You Train Like An Athlete
Well, it’s time.  I’ve registered for the Metro Dash – http://www.metrodash.com/chicago/ A friend first posted it on Facebook, and it peaked my interest, but I do admit that it scared me a little.  Even though I’m obviously into fitness, I get a little intimidated by events such as these… but I decided to step outside... Read more »

Free Health and Wellness Seminar en Español!

If you live in Chicago, or the surrounding areas, and you speak Spanish I want to make sure you know about an event happening on July 14th.  Jael Weber, from Beachbody, will be in Berwyn, IL leading a health and wellness seminar in Spanish (there will be an English translator present).  This event will be... Read more »

P90X2 Advanced Preview

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I had the opportunity to get a sneak peak of the new P90X2 program, which is in the works, last weekend!  This program looks INTENSE!  I plan on trying it out, for sure but I think another round of P90X classic is needed before I even attempt this program (and I’d recommend that to any... Read more »
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Group Fitness Class Etiquette?

Group Fitness Class Etiquette?
There is a protocol that should be followed in order to make sure that you and your classmates have the best possible experience when attending a group fitness class.  Sure, when I write this I may sound like a disgruntled instructor who gets offended when people show up late and leave early… but this post... Read more »