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Dirty 30 Workout

This Dirty 30 Workout remix that I put together will have your heart rate up, incinerating calories, burning fat and help you stay strong. If you are looking for a calorie torcher workout then you have come to the right place.  This fat-loss workout not only helps burn excess fat but will help with endurance with such a high rep range. Are you ...

5 Most Popular Fitness Posts in 2018

2018 was a very good year for this fitness blog. After getting my personal training certification in 2016 it provided me the background to create more informative and science-based posts to benefit women who have health and fitness questions.

Healthy Weight Loss Tips for Women Over 40

Keep reading to to learn some effective weight loss tips for women over 40. Turning 40 is an amazing time.  Many women are established in their careers, have families who are becoming less dependent on them and start looking forward to retirement. What also tends to happen during this decade is an increase in waist size, additional weight ...

The Optimal Gut And Butt 30-Day Fitness Challenge

Today is your lucky day, keep reading to learn about the next Gut and Butt challenge starting in a few weeks. As a certified personal trainer, I frequently receive emails from women asking about the secrets to reducing their gut and growing their butt. They have been participating in monthly squat challenges or ab challenges and still not seeing ...

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 increa...

Beginner Keto Diet Plan

The Keto diet is one of the most popular weight-loss diets in the world, with new people each day jumping onto the no-carb, high-fat bandwagon. While keto isn’t necessarily super-restrictive, it does require a great degree of planning and consideration to work its very best. You're starting a keto diet plan now what? This diet can be ...

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 ...

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 ...

My Peloton Bike Experience and Review

I am sure you have been on Social Media and seen an ad pop up for Peloton which is why I decided to write my Peloton Bike review.  First and foremost let me say when my husband started eyeing this bike around January of this year I was skeptical. The considerations For one, he already had a bike which he wasn’t using and when I looked at the ...

6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

Losing weight can be tough.  And if you don't see the scale move, there could be valid reasons for that.  Keep reading to find out what they are. 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 ...

5 Reasons Women Should Build 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 Top Tips to Reduce The Look of Cellulite Naturally

I have been getting a lot of questions about how to reduce and/or get rid of the look of cellulite especially on the thighs and buttocks.  First let me say it won't be easy but these 5 top tips will help reduce the look of cellulite and replace it with nice smooth, lump-free skin. What is it? Simply put, cellulite occurs when fat deposits ...

Tips for Squeezing in a Workout for Busy Women

We women stay busy with family, career, volunteer work, church, etc. but here is how to squeeze in a workout even with all of that going on. 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 ...

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 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? ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

I want to share 5 of the most common 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 ...

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 physical ...

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 B...

7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Try these 7 amazing total body exercises that won't require any equipment, just body weight. As you can imagine, there are so many exercises and variations, it’s sure to make you dizzy but don’t fret, we have compiled a list of some of the most effective total body exercises. You will find that these exercises have a lot in common such as ...