Protein. It’s pretty important. Protein is a macronutrient, along with fats and carbohydrates. These three "macros" as we call them are the basic components to every diet. I'll talk about fats and carbs in future blog posts. Today is all about the protein. What, actually, is protein, ... Read More about 7 Protein-Packed Foods To Keep In The Kitchen
How many hours do you sleep each night? Be honest. Me? I’m currently averaging six, a vast improvement from two months ago. I used to be a big believer in the “stay up late, get up early, get stuff done” philosophy. I woke up at 5:15 AM to train, worked my 9-5, taught a barre class or ... Read More about Why Sleep Matters
“How much weight should I be lifting?” This may be my most frequently asked question. As women, we tend to steer ourselves towards the lighter weights. We’re afraid of “bulking up” (myth), or else we don’t know what we’re capable of. I still struggle with knowing what I’m capable of no the ... Read More about How Much Weight Should I Be Lifting?
“I want to lose 25 pounds by my birthday.” I did quick math when Madeline made that declaration during our goal-setting session. Her birthday was just shy of two months away. To reach that weight, she would have to lose an average of three pounds per week. In theory, it was doable. Doable, but ... Read More about How To Set SMART Goals
Have you ever wanted to do something - really wanted to do something - yet you kept finding excuses not to do it? Maybe you dream of traveling, but the “time isn’t right” or “money is too tight.” Maybe you want to take a dance class, but think “I’m too old.” Maybe you want to share your passion for ... Read More about Introducing… Online Personal Training Programs!