I’ve put together a list of strategies to help you slay those sugar-craving monsters that sneak up and threaten your perfectly healthy day. Give them a try.
How many times have you heard or read something about the importance of mindset for fitness (and life) success? Probably enough times to not even bother processing it. You think, “Yeah, yeah…whatever. Easier said than done. Let me get back to counting calories.”
If you’re anything like me, you can easily get in a rut with your ab training and find yourself just performing a few sets of crunches and leg raises to “check abs off the list.” But, when the work doesn’t result in an ounce of soreness or at least provide a good burn, it’s time to switch something up. My latest discovery for ab training is the TRX...
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.
If you’re like me, you want to squeeze in a good workout before you run out to enjoy the Independence Day Weekend barbecue, picnic, beach day, etc. Since I believe in maximizing time with friends and family, I’ve designed a quick and efficient total body workout that will have you dripping in sweat in about an hour.
Everyone, from time to time, feels worn down and less than her absolute best. In those moments, you may become grumpy, negative, sad, angry, victimized, delirious, irrational, etc. When we’re feeling like this, it would be ideal to just take a few days vacation from life responsibilities, however, that’s not a very realistic solution. So, to help me survive (and even thrive) in challenging moments, I’ve experimented with quick and effective strategies to help rejuvenate my mind and body...
Because finding a protein bar is so difficult, I threw together this simple, clean and delish recipe for a quick meal or snack when you’re on the go. These moist, cake-like bars also make a great healthy dessert option for your next gathering with friends and family. Added bonus: This recipe is gluten free! I hope you love it!
Today, my training buddy and I decided to put together an upper body workout that also served as a killer abdominal workout. We didn’t incorporate one abdominal crunch; rather, the majority of the exercises we performed required balance and serious core stability
No matter how focused you are on your fitness goals, at some point your cardio routine can become a little tired. To minimize boredom and plateaus, you need to continually switch things up, whether it be with your intensity, duration or type of cardio. When you do, your motivation will be maximized and your body will keep responding and progressing.
I’m always in search of new ways to train. Consistently switching things up keeps my motivation up and my progress on the fast track. Within the last few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with something I haven’t used in years— resistance bands.