How a Hobby Helps You Stay Healthy

Do you have a hobby? Most people do. Some of us find a hobby early in life and continue it for years while others of us dabble in different things here and there. It’s also possible to do both! Did you know that having a hobby represents a creative and relaxing outlet that can helpContinue reading “How a Hobby Helps You Stay Healthy”

Planning for a New Year

It’s the time of year when we tend to pause and think about the last 12 months, as well as the year ahead. I like to take time off from work between Christmas and New Year’s. I typically use some of that time to review my previous new year’s resolutions and think about changes IContinue reading “Planning for a New Year”

Time-Saving Meal Prep Tips

People often ask me how I have time to meal prep each week. Well, first of all–full disclosure–I don’t exactly prep ALL my meals! But, I do manage to prep breakfast and lunch most weeks and I plan out dinners. How do I fit that all in? Here’s my process: Thursday evening: While the girlsContinue reading “Time-Saving Meal Prep Tips”

How to Fit Staying Fit into Your Busy Schedule

I often write about time management and how it’s possible for you to fit fitness and nutrition into your daily grind. It can’t be overstated enough. There are enough hours in the day and you don’t need hours to stay healthy. In fact,  just two to three days a week of resistance training is enoughContinue reading “How to Fit Staying Fit into Your Busy Schedule”

How to Fit in Fitness

It’s super hard to find time to do anything for yourself, especially if you are employed, and are a parent or caregiver. There are only so many hours in a day, right? But, it is possible. I work more than full-time. I have a side hustle personal training and nutrition coaching business. I have aContinue reading “How to Fit in Fitness”

A Weekend to Remember

Taking a pause on fitness-related content to share a story with you all – a story about perseverance, grit, hard work, and overcoming obstacles. And, truly, this should inspire all of you who are attempting to meet health and fitness goals. It’s a long game and it takes dedication and commitment, no matter what.  FaithfulContinue reading “A Weekend to Remember”

A Trainer is Born

When I was 9 or 10, I was addicted to Mousercise on the Disney Channel. This lady with a headband, leotard, and leg warmers, led us through the classic 1980s aerobics every morning at 6:30 a.m. and I never missed it. It was just me in my PJs in the family room following along withContinue reading “A Trainer is Born”

How to be a Morning Person and Why You Should Embrace the Sunrise

For as long as I can remember I’ve been a morning person. I don’t really know how it happened. Was I born that way? Did something happen in my upbringing? Who knows? The fact remains I am at my best at the beginning of the day. They say the “early bird gets the worm,” andContinue reading “How to be a Morning Person and Why You Should Embrace the Sunrise”

How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

It’s here–well, it’s been here for a while, if you pay attention to retail–the holiday season! It’s a time when all the goodies and treats are plentiful and the atmosphere is light. If you’re not careful, you overdo it, only to recommit to a crazy diet and dry January right afterwards! But, it doesn’t haveContinue reading “How to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving”