Fitness, Workouts

2019 Holiday Bootcamp – 6-Week Program

Do you lack motivation during the holiday season? Let's be honest...we all do, even me. There are lots more family get togethers with calorie rich foods, countless events with open bars, and it seems like someone brings cookies to the office every week. It is easy to see that these temptations can wreak havoc on… Continue reading 2019 Holiday Bootcamp – 6-Week Program

Fitness, Pregnancy

First Trimester Workout Program: Pregnancy Weeks 4-12

Congratulations, you are having a baby! But now you are researching everything from what not to eat, how your body will be changing, and finding out your first appointment with a doctor probably won't even be until you are 8 weeks along! This stage of life comes with lots of excitement and lots of uncertainty.… Continue reading First Trimester Workout Program: Pregnancy Weeks 4-12

Food, Pregnancy, Recipes

Knocked Up Smoothie

The name is enough to say it all...but I didn't come up with it. In preparation for Baby #3, I have been doing LOTS of reading. This being the first baby we planned for, I have really put my best foot forward when it comes to nutrition and preparation. I stumbled across a great book… Continue reading Knocked Up Smoothie

Food, Pregnancy, Recipes

Blood Building Juice for Pregnancy

Would you drink a blood builder juice that contains beets? That's a question I posed to myself while reading The Mindful Mom-to-be by Lori Bregman. This renowned Doula shares all her best pregnancy advice, including lots of recipes to grow the healthiest baby and keep your body strong and prepared for labor. Neither her or… Continue reading Blood Building Juice for Pregnancy

Fitness

A Tribute to Coach Jeff Kalember

"It's going to be close!" he exclaimed. I watched Coach Jeff Kalember running around the Michigan International Speedway track, talking to parents, pacing, and looking at his time sheet. And as score sheets were posted, it was confirmed, the Gaylord High School Division 2 girl's cross country team were in fact, the State Champions. Tears… Continue reading A Tribute to Coach Jeff Kalember

Fitness, Workouts

Smith + Barbell Legs: 8/26/19 Workout of the Week

Myth buster: you can still do hard workouts during pregnancy...Which is why this workout is good for my average client🏋🏼‍♀️, just as well as my pregnant clients. 🤰🏼 The key is finding the perfect balance that your body desires. Some days you crave a tough workout, and other fatigued or sick days are reserved for… Continue reading Smith + Barbell Legs: 8/26/19 Workout of the Week

Fitness

What’s it Like To Have An Online Personal Trainer?

Does it take a while to convince yourself it is gym time, or are you excited for today's workout? When you first step foot in the gym, are you unsure of what machine to get on first, or do you have a game plan to help you achieve your goals? In the middle of your… Continue reading What’s it Like To Have An Online Personal Trainer?

Fitness, Workouts

Landmine + Bosu Circuit: 7/15/19 Workout of the Week

Coming straight off vacation, I needed to burn some calories. This circuit focuses on mostly upper body movements, while engaging core and working some power in the legs in the form of cardio bursts. Have you been on vacation, too? Don't worry. This workout has three rounds of only 10 reps each, enough to get… Continue reading Landmine + Bosu Circuit: 7/15/19 Workout of the Week

Fitness, Workouts

All Over Body: 7/1/19 Workout of the Week

I am on vacation, and you might be too, so making the most of our workouts is important. While in the small rec center gym in Ulysses, Kansas, I came up with this simple workout that hits all over body! Being in an unfamiliar gym comes with its own hurdles. I kept the gear for… Continue reading All Over Body: 7/1/19 Workout of the Week

Fitness, Workouts

Legs by Smith, SB, and Bosu: 6/24/19 Workout of the Week

Here's a simple, yet sweaty, circuit for your legs utilizing the Smith Machine, Stability Ball And Bosu Ball. The workout balls really demand more stabilization from your body, so you will feel this in your core too. Perform three rounds of each circuit. Exercises:Smith Machine Narrow Squat: Set the bar up on the smith machine… Continue reading Legs by Smith, SB, and Bosu: 6/24/19 Workout of the Week