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

Family

2018 Gift Guide: The Hip Mom

Are you like me? I mean every year I get so excited for the holiday season, but then I immediately start stressing about gift choices. I love surprises, so unexpectedly cool gifts make my heart sing. That's not just receiving, but giving as well. Giving something that is not only unique, but personal and useful is… Continue reading 2018 Gift Guide: The Hip Mom

Fitness, Workouts

Workout of the Week: 11/5/18: Squats and Hip Flexors

If you are looking for a personalized program, click the "Training Packages" link above. ☝🏼☝🏼What in the world are hip flexors and why the heck should you worry about strengthening them? They are a group of muscles (Psoas Major, Iliacus, Tensor Fasciae Latae, to be exact) between your abdominals and quadriceps that sit on the… Continue reading Workout of the Week: 11/5/18: Squats and Hip Flexors

Baby, Family, Kids, Toddler

2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference

Having kids back to back was not the plan. Now staying home with a four-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, I've dubbed myself a know-it-all on kid's favorite toys. Ask any toddler mom, between birthday parties and rewards for potty training, our kids have MORE than enough LOL Surprise Dolls, JoJo Siwa Bows, Swords and Transformer… Continue reading 2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference