This might be the question I get from my clients the most often. "What do YOU eat in a week to look the way you do?" I've seen many meal prep or other food pictures from personal trainers on Instagram, but my eating habits are quite different from a lot of the fitness stars on … Continue reading What A Personal Trainer Eats in a Week
So it seems like every Instagram fitness star under the sun has taken pictures of their seven food containers all lined up with the same chicken breast, broccoli, and brown rice that they have cooked up on a Sunday to last them all week for lunch, am I right? So the question is, is meal … Continue reading Meal Prepping – Fad or The Best Thing For You?
When I ask my clients what their goals are when they start working out and eating healthier, they often give extremely generalized answers. "I want to lose weight and tone up." "I want to get stronger and get abs." "I want to eat healthier and snack less." The bad part is these are terrible goals. … Continue reading How To Make SMART Nutrition and Fitness Goals
Most people cite lack of motivation as the number one reason why they don't stick with or pursue exercise on a regular basis. As someone who trains people for a living, it was always interesting to me and quite the challenge learning how to motivate my various clients. And so, while I was studying for … Continue reading Motivation and Its Role in Exercise Compliance and Retention
With so many choices popping up in athletic wear and with prices so high, it can be difficult to know what will be a good purchase. I know that I've struggled with athletic clothing purchase regret in the past, and from here on out, I want to share what I think of the products I've … Continue reading Workout Clothes Review #1
Most of us think that living a healthy lifestyle means starting an exercise routine and changing the way we eat. But in reality it's a lot more than that. It's getting enough sleep. It's learning how to deal with stress. And it's changing the every day hair, skin, and beauty products we use. The last … Continue reading You May Eat Healthy, But What Other Unhealthy Things Are You Putting In Your Body?
One of my final projects to graduate with my Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology was doing a research project for my internship. Being both an avid runner and having done yoga for the past few years, multiple times a week, I had noticed a correlation. The more flexible I was becoming, the better my … Continue reading Yoga Can Make You A Better Runner – Try It!