2019: “This is the Beginning of Anything You Want.”

As 2018 comes to an end, inevitably a new year begins. And with it, comes the opportunity to achieve great things.   I want to preface this by saying that I’m not big on setting extravagant new year’s resolutions. Why? Well, by stating some crazy declaration (that is virtually unattainable) we basically set ourselves up … Continue reading 2019: “This is the Beginning of Anything You Want.”

How Long Are You Resting in Between Sets?

Did you know that the rest intervals that you take can have a huge effect on your training? Yup. It’s true.   When you change your rest time in between sets, you are actually adjusting how much your energy supplies can be regained. Basically the shorter the rest interval, the less your energy will be … Continue reading How Long Are You Resting in Between Sets?

Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?

Tis the season for coughs and sniffles. It seems like all my clients (myself included) are getting sick this week, so I wanted to shed some light on this topic and post a few tips to try and stay healthy this cold season.   Soo…. Should you work out when you are feeling sick? First … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?

Monday Musts: Easy Brekky, Energy Drinks and Controlled Descents

Must Have Brekky: This is my go-to breakfast lately. Why? Easy, macro friendly and delicious. I just cook the oats in egg whites for a minute in the microwave before I add toppings. Macs are: 291 calories, 39 carbs, 2 fat, 29 protein. Try it and you might be hooked too. 1 packet instant oats … Continue reading Monday Musts: Easy Brekky, Energy Drinks and Controlled Descents

Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals

You hear it all the time:   “Want to lose weight? Go to bed at a decent time every night.”  “Want to get stronger? Sleep more.” “Want a better meet? Get enough sleep.” “Maxing out tomorrow, so be sure to go to bed early.”   Ok, but why? I find that often, my clients either … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals

Are you drinking enough water?

When I was younger, my mom used to tell me to drink water EVERY time I wasn't feeling well (like it was this cure-all). It became kind of this joke we would tease her about it, and it's one of my favorite memories of her. Turns out, there's actually some truth to it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Dehydration … Continue reading Are you drinking enough water?