5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Trainer

Let’s face it, we can’t know everything there is to no know about every thing. We go to mechanics to fix our cars, and we call electricians for electrical problems. Hiring professionals to help us is something we do on a regular basis, fitness is no different. But, hiring a personal trainer is a big…

Why Diets are Scarier than Dating Taylor Swift

If you are dating Taylor Swift, it seems inevitable that you will be the subject of her newest hit once you split with her. What’s scarier than having your dirty laundry aired out on all the pop radio stations? Failing at the latest fad diet because “Dr. So and So” said it’s the fastest way…

What’s Your Why? Finding Your True Motivation to Getting Healthy

The beginning of every relationship I build with a new client starts with talking to them about their goals. When I ask, “what are your goals?” usually the answer has something to do with “lose X amount of lbs.,” “tone up,” or “I just want to look better than I do now.” Sound familiar? These…

Can I Have a Cheat Day?

“Today’s my cheat day!” We hear that all the time, but what does it mean? Is it something that you can or should do? A cheat day is meant to allow yourself to have some of the things you are not regularly eating like cookies, chips, hamburger, a beer or glass of wine. The idea…

How Much Do I Have to Exercise?

  I see “check-ins” on Facebook all the time followed by something like “Zumba, and kickboxing is finished, now it’s time for a run.” Some will look at that and say “that’s great” others will see that same post and think “if that’s what I have to do to lose weight I’m screwed.” The truth…

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Fat

Men and women typically store fat in different places. Men tend to store the majority of their fat in their stomach while women tend to store most of their fat in their hips and the back of their arms. Fat goes where there is already fat, as an adult you don’t make more fat cells, they…