Let's be honest, most of us in the fitness industry do our very best to avoid alcohol, or pretend like we don't drink. Truthfully, when social situations arise, the majority of us will enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine, and leave the social scene early before we lose all inhibitions. We're only human after all! It's OK to reward yourself and let loose every once in while.
If you've been on social media lately, you've definitely noticed the recent trend of “waist trainers.” I'm here to give you my opinion on these, as well as other tips to achieving your tiniest waist yet! However, let me preface by saying that having a strong core is extremely beneficial to your health, and can minimize risk of injury in daily functional or strenuous movements. This article is only for those looking to decrease the size of their waist, and some core strength as a result.
Here's a quick PICK-ME-UP CIRCUIT you can do upon waking! Just make sure your alarm is set to a fun, motivating song, and you have both your fat burner and sports bra an arm's
In this week’s Keep It Fresh, Ashley and her coach IFBB Pro Summer Montabone demonstrate a few glute-focused static exercises that ramp up the intensity, using only your bodyweight. Check out the video and give these a try this week!
Here is a great leg and glute workout perfect for sculpting the lower body. Give it a try this week!
Have you ever wondered why your body keeps yo-yoing, and going through phases of quick weight loss or weight gain? Oftentimes, when we have an important date coming up, we tend to go to the extremes to drop weight quickly. However, this tactic can actually wreak havoc on our metabolism, and send that scale right back up after the big day!
In this week’s Keep it Fresh, Ashley and her coach IFBB Pro Summer Montabone share a bodyweight glute workout you can do anywhere, along with some equipment you can add to increase the intensity of the circuit. Check out the video and give it a try this week!
Have you ever noticed yourself stuck in a pattern of bad habits and wondered, "How will I ever get back to my old self when I was lean, healthy and confident?"
Say it's almost the weekend... you're afraid to get on the scale, you're tired, you're supposed to meet your friends for happy hour after work, you're craving ice cream and greasy food again—and quite honestly, you're really not in the mood to go to the gym today. We've all experienced being UNMOTIVATED— including me! So I've written a little cheat sheet for when you're feeling dumpy, behind on your goals and unmotivated.
Recently, I was asked how I get rid of a bloated tummy to make my stomach flat for photo shoots. Well, I'd love to share my secrets with you! Follow my top 10 ways to FLATTEN your tummy, improve digestion and minimize bloating the day of a special event.