From the US to the Middle East, bullying has reached epidemic proportions and must be dealt with to help our youth and the adults they become. Rehtaeh Parsons, Audrie Pott, and Devin Brown are the most recent victims of bullying who were driven to suicide after suffering from the abuse of their tormenters. Their stories […]
Fueling up after your last rep is arguably the most important part of your day. Here’s why.
I wasn’t always into working out. As a kid, I was actually very heavy. But the more I learned about it, the more fascinated I became with the process. That is, until one day when it finally kicked in […]
It’s #FitFam Friday! Today I’m giving a shout out to the one and only Barbara Glover! I’ve witnessed her transformation over the years and she has become the fit, confident and radiant woman I know today. Down 47 lbs and too many inches to count and STILL going! Rock on BARBARA!! Her transformation has been amazing, […]
Healthy dieting doesn’t just mean healthy choices. It means having those healthy choices in healthy serving sizes.
In the last few years, healthy snacking has finally ascended to its rightful place in the better body vernacular. Now, people realize that reaching for the right snacks during the day can suppress cravings, help stabilize blood sugar and […]
Working toward (and maintaining) a healthy idea of beauty in yourself and others is the key to lasting happiness and productivity.
In a digital world wallpapered with selfies, it might be easy to assume that we are more confident than ever. But maybe all this rampant self-art also masks our huge lack of confidence – people […]
How to set your metabolism ablaze for a ‘round-the-clock, full-body burn
News flash: burning calories isn’t a gym-exclusive activity. In fact, if you do the right kind of work during your time at the gym, you can continue sending calories to the incinerator long after your last rep. This phenomenon, which seems to have finally taken […]
Ready to recalibrate? Time to set yourself up for success this year by identifying what means the most to you.
Nice to meet you, 2016. Regardless of what happened in the last 12 months, it’s the next 12 that we are all excited about, isn’t it? After all, January 1 is the fresh start that we […]
How to identify and overcome common mental habits that keep you from reaching your goals.
Have you ever been to the gym in January? It’s a madhouse. Not a single treadmill goes unused, not a single weight unlifted. The gym floor is covered with enthusiastic, motivated newbies and those looking to rehabilitate their physiques. But by […]
The New Year is coming, which means that you’ll soon be carefully mapping out exercises, sets, reps, rest periods and goals for 2016. And that’s great. These well-planned variables will have you off to a running (and lifting) start in January but, as I have seen with so many well-meaning clients, these well-laid plans often […]