Top 5 foods to quit NOW!

I honestly can’t remember the last time I ate any of the foods on this list. That’s how bad they are for your health. Don’t think of “quitting” these foods. Think of substituting something healthier in its place. Your brain likes the…

Exercise TV and “20 Minute Sweat” fans: Here’s the scoop:

I am absolutely heartbroken at the closing of Exercise TV. If you haven’t already figured it out, Exercise TV closed it’s doors recently. More painful is to know that it closed not because of failure, but because a larger corporation bought…

Get Skinny In 5

In addition to being the New Balance Fitness Ambassador, I am a personal trainer most days of the week. While my clients come in all shapes and sizes, and have varied fitness goals, there is one request that I hear regularly: “I need to get…

The Key to Unlocking Your Weight Loss

Weight loss is elusive for almost every client I’ve worked with. Weight loss is hard for many. There is a really important key that you must understand in order to hold strong and feel your way to weight loss. Check out my latest blog here. Today,…

Ladies: Do you drink coffee? Do you feel your hormones are out of whack?

As you know, I LOVE coffee. I love, love, dearly love coffee. I am not commenting here that “coffee is bad” - please understand this. But as with every single thing that you put in your body, it can be “good” OR “bad”. Our…

A New Perspective on Your Weight Loss

I've been a trainer now for almost 20 years and have seen every kind of body shape. My mentor in the business was so skilled at manipulating women’s bodies and would tell me “you gotta see a lot of bodies” to become good. I see the application…

Leg Strength and Running: The Great Myth of Our Time

I'm training for my first 1/2 Marathon. I'm embarrassed that it has taken me 10 years to actually learn enough about my body to be able to handle the training. But, thankfully, I finally feel that I am the master of my body…and not the other…

Winter Fitness

It's February. It's cold and dark and ever dreary. But your health and fitness must go on! Need some inspiration on ways to make health and fitness easier during the tough months? Here are 5 ways you can take away the sting of winter workouts.…