Category: General

Aligning your lifestyle with your true intentions

NaFiMo FB Friends Leg Workout!

You guys did it again!  You WORKED me!  I did took several of your suggested leg exercises and a couple of my own, and arranged them into 5 super sets.   I finished off today’s leg day with a nice slow, but intense 10 minutes on the elliptical, set at level 20 incline and level 15…
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Dear Client…

I thought I’d share an email I recently sent to a new client who stated that she’s never “eaten so much food in my life!”  She’s a new mommy and former bikini competitor.  She sought me out after working with another trainer who had her eating a very restrictive diet and up to an hour…
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My "Natural Fit Kid"

I swear I could cry with pride! My sister was watching my daughter and sent me this picture of the what my daughter wrote! “Being strong is more then being beautiful. It means the strength the work and the struggle. And it may be very hard working out it may make you grumpy or tired but…
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I lift Heavy….But NOT Like a Man

  RANT: LOL…you know, some days there is just no telling what will set me off.  Today, I saw something about “lifting like a man, BUT_____ like a woman” and felt my feminist, hear me roar, girl power, mama bear come out. I’ve seen this a million times, but today for some reason, it was…
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Fit Mom FB Metabolic Workout

Ok guys…. This was YOUR workout! I took your suggested exercises and a few of my own to create this awesome total body metabolic workout. It felt awesome and kicked my butt! Burpees w/a push-up at the bottom and tuck jump at the top -10x for 4 sets Squat 1-arm rows – 15 reps, superset…
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Who asked YOU??!!

UGH…..Sorry, but I need to RANT about this! Is this necessary? A part of me wants to scream “leave her alone!” yet, another part wants to roll my eyes and say “DUH, she’s photoshopped!!” But most of all I just want to yell to the world to get over it! NO ONE…not even the one…
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How to Get Rid of Excess Skin After Pregnancy?

I had an amazing photo shoot the other day, with Fifth Element Studios, and was reviewing some of the shots he provided. Of course, I whipped past the shots that weren’t “perfect”…i.e. eyes closed, falling over, etc. but I also passed up shots like this. Perfectly fine except f…or the skin wrinkling on my stomach. While none…
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High Intensity vs. Steady State Cardio

I don’t subscribe to the theory that either method of cardio is bad or good. High impact and steady state cardio, each have their place in achieving peak fitness. HOWEVER, as some of my clients know (and are probably sick of hearing me say…lol) THERE IS NO GOOD OR BAD…..there are only actions that will…
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My Daughter Doesn't Like Bacon….GASP!

  My daughter doesn’t like bacon….gasp!   Should that be a headline?  Probably not, but is it.  I remember when his moment fell upon my household and I was aghast!  Awful isn’t’ it?  No….not that my daughter doesn’t like bacon, but that I was horrified about the fact that my daughter doesn’t like bacon! Now…
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Pssst, I'm Black….but I Want Bigger Boobs! Part 2

  Pssst, I’m Black….but I Want Bigger Boobs! Part 2 So, I did it….I got boobies!  I was planning on doing a You Tube video to share the before, during and after, but my computer went on the fritz and I honestly just didn’t feel like recreating it.  So, I thought “let me make this a…
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