Fitness Tips · Shopping · Style

Season of Fitness Holiday Gift Guide

Tis’ the season for gift gifting and spending quality time with friends and family. If you have someone in your life that is either casual or dedicated about their gym time, this is the gift guide for you. You’ll find gift ideas for those in your life that spend their time from the weight room… Continue reading Season of Fitness Holiday Gift Guide

Fitness Tips · Food · Health

Holidays are Here

The holiday season has arrived! There’s an abundance of delicious food everywhere you look. It’s difficult to avoid the treats of the season. Especially when there seems to be some sort of holiday event every weekend that involves food. I know it is difficult to resist the temptation to eat all the goodies but it is possible… Continue reading Holidays are Here

Comfort · Fitness Tips · Health · Instructor · Personal


When it comes to resting, I am the worst at it. I’m a busy person so, when I have a more time than normal, I’m not sure how to act or feel. It makes me feel lazy, guilty and bore.  While I know I shouldn’t, you can’t help how you feel… Anyone else relate? It’s… Continue reading Resting…

Fitness Tips · Instructor

Fitness Professionals and Certifications/Licenses

Most big-box gym chains require their personal trainers and group exercise instructors to hold a certificate or license in something that relates to what they’ll be teaching or training. Some of the gyms will even pay their employees to get further training in their areas of expertise. This setup translates to you knowing that the people… Continue reading Fitness Professionals and Certifications/Licenses

Fitness Tips · Goals

Seasonal Check-In

We’re a little more than halfway through the year so, I thought it would be a good point to check-in on progress. I haven’t necessarily reached the body fat percent that I wanted to be at by this point but, I have made strength gains that I didn’t anticipate.   I can almost bench 135… Continue reading Seasonal Check-In

Fitness Tips · Zumba

Class Insight Series – Episode 1 “Zumba Fitness”

I’ve decided to start a series describing the different types of group exercise classes available that I am familiar with or am willing to research. I’ll also be sharing my personal experience either as an instructor or student for each format. Hopefully this will provide some insight for you to either try the class or… Continue reading Class Insight Series – Episode 1 “Zumba Fitness”

Fitness Tips · Food

Food Food Food

You know all those sayings “abs are made in the kitchen”, “you can’t out-exercise a bad diet” or “eating healthy is 80% of the process”… well, this isn’t too far off. What you eat is a major part of maintaining your health and fitness.  These sayings may all sound cliché-esque but, there’s truth behind them. In order to either… Continue reading Food Food Food