Why Your Glutes Are EVERYTHING

Have you noticed that the glutes are having a moment? It used to be that every time I turned around I would see the Kardashians. Now, the glutes have taken the spotlight, and I can’t say I’m complaining! I’d like to take some…

Bare Minimum Strength At Home Workout

Know you should be strength training, but only want to do the bare minimum at home? This one's for you. When it comes to strength training, more is not always better. And, you really do have to complete a minimum "volume" of work each week…

Bare Minimum Strength Workout

Know you should be strength training, but only want to do the bare minimum? This one's for you. When it comes to strength training, more is not always better. And, you really do have to complete a minimum "volume" of work each week in order…

The Struggle is Real. How to Get Out of It.

This past year has really done a number on me. The short story is that I lived in a toxic apartment for six years. Environmental mold is no joke and a very serious health concern as it literally attacks your central nervous system and immune…

Should You Keep Your Heart Rate Up During Strength Workouts?

Last weekend I got a Marco (do you Marco Polo??) from a dear friend who is also a client. She had taken some time off from workouts and was excited to be back in the gym. A male trainer approached her and said, “Why are you resting…

Anxiety | The Survival Guide

Spring 2016… It seemed to come out of nowhere. One day I finished a really tough workout from The GLUTES Project. I squatted a new PR of 125 lbs and was sooooooo excited and proud of myself. I was high! It was literally the best feeling…

Nutrition Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

After coaching men and women for nearly 25 years I’ve got some things figured out. I certainly don’t know everything. But I’m 100% certain about the considerations I share in today’s video about nutrition. I’ll even go…

The Truth About "Bulking Up"

(updated Sept 17, 2019) Yes, women CAN bulk up from strength training! In fact, it would be chauvinistic to say that we can't. I know that many of the popular websites and blogs say that women cannot bulk up, so please follow along with…

Top Weight Loss Myths

It is estimated that the weight loss industry is around $170 BILLION annually. Basic economics tells us that clearly, there is major demand for weight loss products. With this much money at play, the world you live in is ripe territory…

Powerful Strategies for Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are officially upon us! Gahhhhhh! Now begins some of the hardest tests to a person’s mindset and mental strength. Because here’s the deal… January 1st, 2019 is going to happen. And you’re going to be there. Are…

Why I’m a Fan of Eating According to Macros

It all started in college as I was learning about nutrition and basic human physiology… There are three – and only 3 – “macronutrients” that supply calories. And these three are each equally important for numerous biological…

3 Exercises You Must Be Doing for Strength, Injury Prevention and Optimal Mechanics!

Kinesiology is the study of human movement. It is the science of how and why your body moves the way that it does. And this stuff is my passion.  Did you know that if you have a muscle group that is weak, it creates an imbalance in…

The NEW Rules of Weight Loss (When Strength Training)

If you’re trying to lose weight, let’s stop for a minute and define “weight loss.” It’s important that you get crystal clear on exactlywhat you’re trying to achieve. It’s commonplace in our daily language to use the phrase,…

Harnessing the Power to Say “No”

Listen up extra hard if you feel tapped out. This year I have been feeling tappppppped OUT. Last month I daydreamed about getting away to a cabin in the woods…and not coming back. Can you relate? It is in our DNA as women to be caregivers…to…

3 Fast Breakfasts That Burn Fat and Balance Blood Sugar

Do you know that you the breakfast you eat will either… Program your body to burn fat all day long, or… STORE fat all day long! Yes. This is true and 100% proven by research. This concept is based on the fact that what you…