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5 Ways Millennials are Redefining the Meaning of Exercise

Millennials always seems to be redefining the norm and pushing the boundaries of convention on numerous planes, fitness included. Over the years, millennials have been hard at work to tear down the walls of fitness conformity, include women in all types of sports and exercise, take fitness out of the gym, and make athletic clothing more functi...

What Women Should Know About Fitness

I'm sharing some tried and true basics that every women should know about fitness.  As women embark upon their fitness journey, there is a lot of information out on the interwebs that could cause confusion about the best way to meet fitness goals. Let's eliminate that confusion right now so you achieve your own fitness success. [T...

6 Ways to Balance Work 👷‍♀️, Social Life 🍷, and Fitness 🏋️‍♀️

In this modern century when we are overwhelmed with hi-tech gadgets in our work, it is difficult to balance work, private life, and fitness. The main focus, however, should be on your family and trying to be with your loved ones after work as much as possible. But that doesn't mean that you have to neglect your health and social life. ...

5 Things You Should Know Before Taking A Spinning Class

Spinning, which is also known by the more accurate but also more boring name of indoor cycling, is a high-intensity activity that’s great for burning calories. It’s not a complex exercise at all. You just sit on a stationary exercise bike with a weighted flywheel and pedal. It’s good for strength, endurance and cardio too. Most people ...

5 Ways to Burn Calories Outside the Gym

Learn the 5 ways to burn calories outside the gym with these tips and tricks. Spending time in the gym to get healthy and to lose weight is extremely effective, that’s an undeniable fact. Provided you are using the right program and the right exercises, you should be able to utilize working out in the gym to keep your weight under ...

5 Behaviors Stunting Your Weight Loss

For many effective weight loss is never going to be easy.  One basically has to completely alter the way that they live their life. Nutrition is a major factor of effective weight loss.  Your lifestyle has to change too. And although it might sound straightforward to just eat different things, it’s a real struggle for most people. To lose ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 Top Tips to Reduce 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 cellulite? Simply put, cellulite occurs when fat ...

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 ...

Gut Health Made Easy With Activia Dailies

This post is sponsored by Activia but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. We all are busy which sometimes means we don’t always take the time and properly care for our bodies especially our digestive system.  Taking care of our gut is probably one of the least thought about organs.  We care about skin and general health but ...

How To Get Lean With Protein

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by AllWhites but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Out of all the macros, a lot of attention tends to go to carbohydrates but one should not forget protein which is an extremely important macronutrient.  Protein is the building block of muscle.  And the more muscle one has walking ...

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 ...

3 Tips to Get Energy For Workouts

Here are 3 key tips to help you get energy for your workouts. It’s that time of year where the gyms will once again be crowded with New Year resolutioners which I think is a great thing.  If you are one then you want to keep reading this. If you aren’t used to working out as a routine it can be a little tough to get your energy up on a ...

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 ...

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...