Posts tagged "personal fitness at home"

Do You Have Proper Gym Etiquette?

Do You Have Proper Gym Etiquette?
A lot of people workout by going to gyms.  A lot of these same people complain when things aren’t kept clean, put back where they belong, or any number of things.  Let me tell you, puppies, that is on you!  One of the main reasons things get out of order at gyms is because we... Read more »

How To Modify Push-Ups To Prevent Injury and Build Strength

How To Modify Push-Ups To Prevent Injury and Build Strength
Push-ups are the nemesis of many who pursue fitness.  Whenever I’m teaching a class and announce that it’s time for push-ups, there’s usually an array of various groans from around the room due to people not really wanting to do them.  The reason a lot of people don’t want to do push-ups is because, well,... Read more »

Personal Trainers: How Do I Choose The Right One?

Personal Trainers: How Do I Choose The Right One?
Many people are under the assumption that one personal trainer is like the next, but I can assure you that this is far from the truth.  Personal trainers should never be viewed as a one size fits all mold.  They come in all shapes, sizes, sexes, experience levels, specialties, and personality types.  All too often... Read more »
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Are You Setting SMART Weight Loss Goals?

Are You Setting SMART Weight Loss Goals?
I want to get one on one with you in this blog post.  I want to teach you how to set effective goals and share my reasons why I think setting goals this way is good for you.  So, let’s have a little one on one chat, shall we?  In this video I’m going to... Read more »

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries

The Skinny On Starbucks' New La Boulange Pastries
Admit it, you grab a pastry on the go more than you’d like to admit.  I’m going to raise my hand and admit guilt.  Sometimes you are on the go and it’s the only option between eating something or starving yourself (unless you’ve packed snacks, in which case you win!).  I’ve been seeing signs at... Read more »

The Benefits Of Working Out With A Partner/Buddy & Great Couples Fitness Ideas

The Benefits Of Working Out With A Partner/Buddy & Great Couples Fitness Ideas
It’s no brain science… having an accountability partner with exercise and nutrition is VERY valuable.  If you are part of a couple (married, relationship, siblings, or even simply friends) you will find great support if you can get the other person on the bandwagon with you!  So, rather than fall victim to the same ol’... Read more »
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Was Making a New Year's Resolution a Waste of Time?

Was Making a New Year's Resolution a Waste of Time?
A lot of people start the beginning of every year making a bunch of empty promises to themselves, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  Is the concept of making a New Year’s Resolution a great idea that everyone should embrace, or is it just another fad that we do because society tells us... Read more »

Exercise? But... but... I don't wanna!

Exercise?  But... but... I don't wanna!
Do you find yourself thinking that phrase in your mind over and over again when the time comes to suit up in your exercise gear and actually get your workout in?  Well, you’re not alone.  I’ve been heavily into fitness since 2004, and now fitness is my career, and there are still many days when... Read more »

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
“When the situation becomes difficult, the strong will work harder to meet the challenge.” Well, I’m back!  After a month of being almost constantly on the road I’m back with more stories of where I’ve been, what I’ve done, lessons I’ve learned, and also some great tips and stuff for you, as well! I want... Read more »
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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 »