Family, Gift Giving

A Stocking on Steroids: The Ultimate Gift Box for your Favorite Sister

This year, we celebrated Christmas early, and I was the lucky one who got to shop for our sister Amy. She is the sweetest, goofiest, and youngest sister. As a young 20-something, she is dating, in her own place, and still obsessed with the color pink and anything Happy-Go-Lucky. With Amy, it is the little… Continue reading A Stocking on Steroids: The Ultimate Gift Box for your Favorite Sister

Family, Vlogs

A Pure Michigan Thanksgiving: Our Family Vacation Vlog

Growing up, it seemed like Grandpa John had that huge camcorder glued to his shoulder. He would video tape everything from cross country meets, babysitting us, hunting expeditions, and even dad plowing the field or cutting firewood. Not a minute of our childhood was missed. I remember when we went to Best Buy around 2005… Continue reading A Pure Michigan Thanksgiving: Our Family Vacation Vlog

Fitness, Workouts

All I Want for Christmas is a Booty: 12/3/18 Workout of the Week

Santa, we know it is an odd request, but the Kim K Booty Movement is so real! For some reason, everyone wants a bigger butt. And not even just big...toned, shapely, and looking like a peach, if you will. So if all you want for Christmas is a booty, try out this workout and see… Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is a Booty: 12/3/18 Workout of the Week

Fitness, Workouts

Back Off Thanksgiving: 11/26/18 Workout of the Week

We all know swimming in mashed potatoes is not a good thing, but it did not stop us from indulging in them last week! 🙊 In fact, the average American consumes 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving (including me). That's over double what our bodies are supposed to intake in one day. Here is a quick workout… Continue reading Back Off Thanksgiving: 11/26/18 Workout of the Week

Fitness, Workouts

Crazy Fun HIIT: 11/19/18 Workout of the Week

There's just nothing quite like a high intensity interval training workout. Here I pair abdominal exercises with leg power and rower intervals. This one is guaranteed to make you sweat and burn all those calories we are anticipating for Thanksgiving. Try to get three rounds in forty-five minutes for a crazy fun workout. Exercises:Rower: also… Continue reading Crazy Fun HIIT: 11/19/18 Workout of the Week

Fitness, Workouts

Workout of the Week: 11/12/2018: Shoulders and Abs

For a Personalized Workout Program, click the "Training Plans" Link above for access to my app. For a Shoulders and Abs Workout, keep reading.If you haven't heard the phrase "Amber Arms" yet, well, I'll let you in on a secret. As a trainer, I have a unique niche in shaping a woman's arms. If you… Continue reading Workout of the Week: 11/12/2018: Shoulders and Abs

Fitness, Workouts

A Yoga Based Leg Stretching Series

A long time ago, a college runner found herself looking to yoga for some relief. I came across this article in SELF magazine and it has become my go-to for leg day or mid-run stretches. The entire series hits every important leg muscle: Hamstrings, Calves, Abdominals, IT Band, Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Maximus, Quads, Hip Adductors,… Continue reading A Yoga Based Leg Stretching Series