December 7, 2021

Command the Course of Your Future: How Seniors Can Live Their Best Lives

As you hit your retirement years and beyond, you’re in the exciting position of having more flexibility than you had with children at home and regular career responsibilities. This is a great time to pick up new hobbies, learn a new language, change your exercise routine, and find other ways to improve your mental and physical health. Here are several…

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December 26, 2018

This New Year, Get Ahead By Scaling Back

Scale back on sitting.  Add an hour each day of an activity that you enjoy. Give yourself the gift of self-motivation by making an effort to be a little more active today than you were yesterday.  The more active you become, the better you will feel.  You’ll soon find yourself with boosted energy and more positive mindset to go out and…

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December 10, 2018

4 Ways To Have Willpower During The Holiday!

Stay out of sight of the treat table: Instead of hovering over the array of unhealthy snacks, contemplating whether or not you should sneak in “just one”, try to just completely stay away. Let’s be honest, “just one” turns into pretty much everything but the kitchen sink! The best way to overcome temptation is to not be tempted in the first…

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November 12, 2018

How to cure knee pain yourself!

Knee pain is one of the most common pains I see as a personal trainer and it is a huge stumbling block because it really limits the range of motion people can go through pain free.  When you have limited range of motion it is harder to build functional strength, or do the exercises that will make the biggest difference for your body.  Getting back…

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September 18, 2018

The Truths And Myths Of Working Out While Pregnant.

The truth about fitness and pregnancy from the eyes of a prenatal trainer As a Prenatal and Postnatal Certified Personal Trainer, I have worked with a variety of clients in all different phases of motherhood.  I get a lot of questions about working out through your pregnancy, so I wanted to write this article to point out some common myths…

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April 20, 2018

Are You Training For Your Body Type?

The best way to find a training style that will work for you is to first, identify your body type. The three main body types are Ectomorph, Endomorph, and Mesomorph. Knowing what you are will influence the way you respond to diet and exercise. Ectomorph– Long and lean, may have difficulty building muscle or gaining fat. Usually has a fast…

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April 4, 2018

Smoothie Recipes

Here are two of my favorite smoothie recipes! Power Smoothie 1-2 Ripe Bananas 2 Dates A scoop of Peanut Butter Almond Milk or Whole Milk Cinnamon Ice It’s very filling and gives you lots of energy!  Green Smoothie 1 Ripe Banana Handfull of Spinach Frozen or fresh mangos Almond Milk or Coconut Water 1/2 TSP Vanilla 1/2 TSP Lime Ice…

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March 13, 2018

How to prevent Diastasis Recti through a pregnancy

How to prevent Diastasis Recti through a pregnancy Diastasis Recti is “caused by a stretching of the linea alba, the … tissue that connects the two panels together in the middle,” explains Karen S. Weeks, physical therapist with the Northwestern Medicine Integrated Pelvic Health Program in Chicago. Usually, this gap occurs during the last trimester and affects those with a multiple baby…

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