What Happens When You ONLY Do Cardio

If you’ve been following me for a while you’ve heard me talk about the 5 Components of Fitness. They are the FIVE aspects of fitness that need to be addressed in order to create truly fit and well-rounded body, and they are: Cardiovascular…

Genetic Testing Is the Future of Fitness

Do you feel like there is something unusual about your body that sets it apart from other women? Do you feel like your body operates very differently from the women you know making it much harder for you to lose weight? Is there something…

How to Do Macros - 101

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I often talk about “macros.” While it has become a very popular term, many people are still pretty confused about what it means, exactly. Today I’m going to change that for…

Sports Supplements 101 FOR WOMEN

I have wanted to talk about this topic for, oh… about 10 years. I held off for so long because I know that “sports supplements” is territory that is a bit scary for non-professional, fitness enthusiasts like us. Outside of the circles…

NEW! Chocolate Chip Protein Perfect Breakfast Cake!

THANK GOD for the little things in life. Every day I find thrill in little things like a perfectly hot cup of green tea, blasting Clair du Lune when it plays on my Pandora, and clean hair. I love this about myself because it truly makes…

My favorite smoothies and blended drinks

Each day I incorporate one blender-based drink because it is a fast, delicious tool for super nutrition. While there are no true rules around this topic, I tend to break blender drinks into two categories: Protein Smoothies Fruit…

The Problem with HIIT Workouts

I am OBSESSED with this topic! If you have read somewhere that high intensity workouts are THE way to go, PLEASE stop and read today’s email update. HIIT stands for “High Intensity Interval Training” and usually refers to cardio-specific…

Why You Feel Dizzy When It’s Time to Eat

Do you get specific symptoms whenever it’s time to eat? Do you ever feel woozy or light headed a few hours after a meal? Listen up, cuz I’ve got some really great tips for you! Did you know that your brain is by far the most important…

Eat right for your blood type shortcuts

Did you know that my life changed when I stopped eating chicken? It’s true. For the past 5 years I have only eaten chicken on rare occasions. This one small tweak was the solution to my years-long battle with inexplicable reactive hypoglycemia.…

My Bulletproof Method for Reaching Goals

TODAY is the very day each year when gyms around the country report seeing a massive drop-off in attendance. It’s only the third week of January!!!! It breaks my heart to know that you might be following this very same trend. Have…

My Ultimate Wellness and Fitness Escape

I don’t “vacation” well. I absolutely love my work and rarely feel the need to escape my life. Every few years my workaholic lifestyle catches up to me and I need to get away. I usually arrive at the decision kicking and screaming,…

Treehouse Yoga

Join me for this gentle yoga session for beginners. This 30 minute easy, flow-type yoga session is great for recovery, rehab and easing back into workouts. Some knowledge of traditional yoga is helpful but not necessary.

5 Foods NOT to Eat Before Your Workout

In past email updates I have covered the topic of eating around workouts numerous times. We’ve talked about how to eat before and after, and some good options for fuel. Today I want to share exactly what NOT to eat before your workout.…

Protein Perfect Breakfast Cake Recipe

THANK GOD for the little things in life. Every day I find thrill in little things like a perfectly hot cup of green tea, blasting Clair du Lune when it plays on my Pandora, and clean hair. I love this about myself because it truly makes…

Weight Loss Success: The 48 Hour Fallout

Do you feel like you seem to cycle in your weight loss efforts? You get started and make great progress for a couple of weeks. Then all of a sudden, bam, SOMETHING throws you off track. For some mysterious reason, you shift gears and…