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Why You Aren’t Losing Weight Working Out

Are you working out hard regularly and still aren’t losing weight?  Find out what might be the culprit. If you are working out hard in the gym or at home and making better nutrition choices it can be frustrating when you don’t see movement on the scale, your clothes are still fitting tightly or your measurements are the same or increas...

8 Tips For Winter Running

Learn how you can continue running outdoors in the Winter time with Winter running.   Some people think of running as a fair-weather sport and hang up their running shoes in the winter. I love running in the fall and winter. Living in Chicago, it can be no small feat, but if you have the right gear and some cold weather parameters, ...

4 Simple Steps to Building Beginner Workout Programs

Here are 4 simple steps to assist anyone build an effective beginner workout program to help them achieve their fitness and health goals. These 4 simple steps to building beginner workout programs aren't the same old same old.  The best workout routines aren’t shaped out of a cookie-cutter ready to put into service by every single one of ...

How To Lose Belly Fat with Fat Freezing

Let's talk about a new method available to help get rid of belly fat.  Going under the knife isn’t the only way to get rid of stubborn fat and shed a few pounds. Several non-invasive therapies like CoolSculpting®  promise to get rid of stubborn fat without breaking your skin. And the best part is that you could be back to your work ...

Kettlebell Workouts for Weight Loss

If you’ve been looking for kettlebell workouts for weight loss you’ve come to the right place.  Weight loss is most affected by a change in diet, but that doesn’t mean that your exercise regimen should take a back seat. In fact, you can use kettlebells to burn fat and increase weight loss at the same time that you build lean muscle ...

6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

Losing weight can be tough.  You have been at the top of your weight training and healthy eating plan for the past month, so you expect to see results. But what if you step on the scale and realize that you haven’t lost weight as you had hoped? Weight loss is not as easy as many people perceive it to be. If you don’t see any progress ...

5 Reasons Why Women Should Build Lean Muscle

Here are 5 reasons why women should build lean muscle.  Women in the gym tend to steer clear of anything that involves lifting weights. If you've ever been to one, you've probably noticed that. Maybe you're a woman yourself. When someone suggests that you start lifting, the first thing you think is that you don't want to bulk up and start ...

5 Reasons Why Slow and Steady Weight Loss Is Better

Let's discuss the 5 reasons why slow and steady weight loss is better for you.  We often hear about diets and fads that are tailored to help you lose weight fast. However, this isn’t always the best way to lose weight for your body. While it might be more instantly gratifying, the best way to lose weight has been proven in some studies ...

Tips for Squeezing in a Workout for Busy Women

Let's talk about fitting in workouts being a busy woman.  Being a woman in today's hectic society means having to juggle an incredible number of obligations, from work to children to relationships and personal hobbies. You likely know how important exercise is for staying fit and happy, but it can seem next to impossible to find workout ...

Effective Fat Loss Tips For Women

If you struggle with fat and weight loss keeping reading about the most effective fat loss tips for women. Here are some effective fat loss tips for women.  Weight and effective fat loss is a battle that most women tend to have nowadays. But it’s not as hard as you can imagine. You can indeed effectively lost body fat naturally without ...

Top Fat Loss Myths Busted!

  A myth is any widely held belief or idea that a majority of people believe is a fact even though it isn’t.  Myths are either unproven or have proven not to work. If you are planning to shed some pounds, you may be tricked into believing what some ‘self-proclaimed’ health gurus tell you. While you might be tempted to ...

5 Reasons Why Lifting Weights is a Woman’s Best Friend

If you thought lifting weights was just for men, think again.  Read about these top 5 reasons why lifting weights is a woman's best friend. I constantly hear from clients, when asked about their fitness goals, that they want to lose weight.  Once I create their workout plan and they see the amount of weight lifting is included many immedi...

5 Top Tips to Lose Body Fat

If you struggle to lose excess body fat, then check out these 5 top tips that will help you solve that. Forget about weight loss! It’s a term that’s constantly being thrown around in the media, making it to the top choice for New Year resolutions every year. Instead focus on fat loss. What’s the difference you may ask? Here's ...

Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Intermittent Fasting

You've come to the right place to learn all you ever wanted to know about Intermittent Fasting. Here's everything you need to know about intermittent fasting (IF).  When you first hear the word fasting you immediately think? “Not planning on starving myself,” at least that’s usually the reaction I get when suggesting Intermittent ...

Does A Vegan Diet Make You Lose Weight?

People try a number of different diets and other methods of losing weight, but not all of them are created equal. A vegan diet can be an excellent way to not only take great care of your overall health, but also shed a few unwanted pounds. However there are a few things you should know before trying out a large diet change like this. In ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

I want to share the top mistakes to avoid when trying to lose weight.  As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight. The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my clients and people ...

3 Tips For the Ultimate Fit Body and Mind

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. It is actually quite amazing that the activities that support a healthy body are also the same activities that support a healthy mind and brain.  It may not sound like much but as our bodies’ age, it doesn’t function at full capacity as when we were in our early 20’s.  The same goes ...

The Power Of A Fitness Community

We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to achieve our fitness goals, which should be the case since it is an individual accomplishment. However, it is as important, if not more, to surround yourself with others that want you to reach your fitness goals as much as you do. The slightest support or motivation from others can make the ...

How to Warm Up Before Exercising

  Do you warm up? When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, the warm up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason. We all know how beneficial ...

10 Critical Things To Know About Exercise

Want to know some critical things you need to know about exercise?  Keep reading. Numerous people begin exercising without performing some important activities first.  They plunge into exercise eagerly, unaware that they may be setting themselves up for injury if they don’t perform these important activities before starting Before ...