Body Positive Fitness and Wellness

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[Video] Fitness Myths Busted!

[Video] Fitness Myths Busted!

There are so many fitness myths out there. Some of them are based on outdated science, some are misinterpretations of good advice, and some, well, I don’t even know where some of them come from! In this video I dig into three common myths that […]

The Truth About How to Feel “Healthy and Confident”

The Truth About How to Feel “Healthy and Confident”

When I meet with a new client for the first time and ask them what they hope to gain from working with me, they almost always answer with some variation of: “I just want to feel healthy and confident in my body.” At first, this […]

Do-Anywhere Body Weight Workout

Do-Anywhere Body Weight Workout

In my Instagram story a couple of days ago, I asked my lovely followers what type of blog post you wanted to see from me next. I got so many requests for a workout, so here you go! I love this workout because it is […]

Make the Most of Your Vegetarian Diet

Make the Most of Your Vegetarian Diet

There are many reasons that people choose to eat a vegetarian or plant-based diet. Animal welfare, environmental concerns, potential health benefits, and religious practices are just a few of the factors that draw people to this way of eating. With the popularity of documentaries like […]

Tips for Confidently Starting a Strength Training Program

Tips for Confidently Starting a Strength Training Program

There are countless benefits to training with weights from stronger muscles and bones, to better posture, to improved self-esteem. Unfortunately, for most people, resistance training is not a part of their workout routine. How many people do you know who pay for memberships to fully […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">5 Easy and Realistic Ways to Move More</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Even If You Are Stuck at a Desk All Day</span>

5 Easy and Realistic Ways to Move More Even If You Are Stuck at a Desk All Day

In this day and age, it can sometimes seem impossible to get enough exercise. Between work, school, errands, and everything else, it can be easy to let the gym fall by the wayside. But just because you can’t find time for a formal workout, doesn’t […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Healthy Breakfast Breakdown</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">What to put on your plat for a nutritious, health-promoting breakfast.</span>

Healthy Breakfast Breakdown What to put on your plat for a nutritious, health-promoting breakfast.

Last week I talked about the reasons that I think many people could benefit from eating breakfast. In post number two of my breakfast series, I want to dive into what you should be eating for breakfast – because not just anything will do! For […]

Why You Don’t Need to Eat Breakfast, But I Think You Probably Should

Why You Don’t Need to Eat Breakfast, But I Think You Probably Should

There is a lot of controversy surrounding whether or not we should be eating breakfast. We’ve been told our whole lives that it is the “most important meal of the day”, but at the same time there are many people who never eat breakfast and […]

5 Ways to Make Eating Your Veggies A Lot More Appealing

5 Ways to Make Eating Your Veggies A Lot More Appealing

Vegetables are an amazing food group. They provide us with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytochemicals that are all important for our health. We are constantly learning about new benefits of veggies and the nutrients in them. No matter who you ask – vegans, paleo eaters, […]

Crossfit Kicked My Butt

Crossfit Kicked My Butt

I don’t have any illusions that I am some kind of incredible athlete. Yes, I am a personal trainer, but unless I am the only one in the room, it is very unlikely that I am the fastest, strongest, or most mobile. And for damn […]