My Top iTunes and Pandora Workout Stations

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Great music with a great beat to keep your heart pumping through every workout. Here is a list of my favorite Pandora and iTunes workout stations to get you motivated and moving. PANDORA Pop and Hip Hop Power Workout – A high energy mix including artists such as Flo Rida, Rhianna, and David Guetta Pop […]

Exercise Basics: How to perfom a lunge

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Lunging is a great body weight exercise that targets many muscles in your lower body. Lunges can be done anywhere and without any equipment. There are many different types of lunges, stationary, forward, reverse, and side for example. For this post I am focusing on the most basic, the alternating forward lunge. It is important […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Stretch

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Stretching exercises can often take a back seat to cardio and strength training. Regular stretching is just as important as other types of exercise. Here are some of the main benefits of stretching. 1.  STRETCHING HAS A CALMING EFFECT – Stretching helps you to slow down and relax. Coupled with deep breathing stretching can help […]

What is Balance Training?

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One of the most important things I work on with my clients is balance. Through this one basic facet of your training, you can improve your coordination and posture, and reduce your risk of injury. Balance is something we use every day. You are balancing when walking, getting up and down from a chair or […]

Fun ways to stay FIT this winter

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Don’t let the cold and rainy weather get you down. Here are some fun and creative ways you can stay FIT this winter. Take up a winter sport. Snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, or ice-skating are some popular wintertime sports. Get creative at home. With just a few pieces of equipment you can turn your home into […]

Creative ways to fit exercise into your day…

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When it comes to fitting exercise into your busy schedule, think outside the box. You don’t need to spend hours in the gym to get the results you want. It’s pretty simple, right? The more you move the more calories you burn. Easier said than done. Here are some fun ways to get yourself motivated […]

Why Lift Weights?

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I often get the question, “why should I lift weights?” Weight training is an integral part to a well rounded exercise program. There are many benefits to adding weight training to your workout regimen. Here are my top five reasons you should start lifting weights now! 1. Reduce Your Risk of Chronic Diseases Exercise can […]

Being active isn’t just about working out…

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We would all love the time to hit the gym or get a workout in at home each day…okay maybe love isn’t the right word. Bottom line, exercise is important! Getting enough exercise in a world of sit down jobs, computers, and i phones can be tricky. Try some of these ideas to get more […]

5 Home Gym Equipment Essetials

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Short on time? Don’t want to spend the money on a gym membership. Exercising in your home is a great option. With a few pieces of equipment you have your own gym! Here is a list of my must-have equipment essentials for your home gym to keep you in shape year-round. Here are my top […]

Five great reasons to workout with a friend!

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Having trouble getting motivated to exercise? Bring a friend along. Why exercising with a friend can help you stay on track. keeps you accountable; it makes it harder to cancel a workout it’s a great time to catch up on daily life work out life’s problems time will go by much faster you can celebrate […]