- Aug 29, 2019
Free Weights Vs. Machines
Free Weights Vs. Machines In the left corner, we have Free Weights the home of Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Barbells, and anything else you can pick up! In the Right corner, we have Machines the basic pulley system. This will be an interesting fight between resistance training! Who's ready for this epic match up? "Let's Get Ready To Rumble!" We all know resistance training has many benefits like getting HUGE! Wanting to build more muscle mass or looking at getting stronger is g
- Aug 8, 2019
Do You Even Lift?
Sometimes we have to remember to leave our ego at the door before walking into the gym. We need to remind ourselves that we are not defined by weight. We are not defined by the weight on the scale or the weights (pounds) we lift. Even I sometimes get caught up in how much I can lift and I get disappointed in myself when I can't lift that much weight the following month, week, or year. Then I remind myself, it's not about the weight I'm lifting it's about the focus I have
- Apr 11, 2019
Boost Your Metabolism Over 50
None of us can avoid aging! Did you know that as we age we slowly decrease our metabolism making harder for us to stay at a healthy target weight range. Despite what society might tell us, we still have a lot of control over our metabolism even after the age of 50. Here are some tips to help you boost your metabolism. Be More Active Incorporate more activity throughout your day. park your car in the spot a little further away from the store, take the stairs instead of the
- Feb 14, 2019
I Plead Not Guilty to Snack Time!
Don't tell me that hungry isn't an emotion because I feel that S%#T in my Soul. Besides talking about food I like to eat food. Who doesn't? I find myself falling for my cravings the most when I'm not prepared and when I want to snack. Who else is with me? A lot of my friends and clients ask what I eat for snacks during a bikini contest prep. It wasn't easy finding alternatives to chips, baked goods, and ice cream but I think I've found some great compromises that keep me
- Feb 7, 2019
Make Muscles. Not Excuses.
How to spend less time in the gym but get max results and how lifting won't turn you into the hulk.
- Jan 31, 2019
6 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Workouts
Are you sabotaging your workouts? Here are 6 things that you doing to reduce the effectiveness of your workout.
- Jan 3, 2019
Protein Angel Food Cake
Protein Angel Food Cake Ingredients 7 room temp egg whites (use white from real eggs, not carton) 1/2 scoop of protein powder (I used strawberries and cream Whey Tech Pro 24 Protein) 1 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp vanilla 2 packets Stevia to taste (or any sugar substitute) Directions Preheat oven to 315* and spray any cake pan with vegetable/canola oil (I used a bundt pan). Put all ingredients except the Protein powered in a bowl. Beat egg whites, vanilla, cream of tartar an
- Oct 25, 2018
Office Snacks Are Adding Up!
Tips to stay on track with office snacks! So you prep all of your meals on Sunday, you've scheduled your Sweat City Classes, you wrote down your goals, and you regroup and refresh yourself for an OUTSTANDING CLEAN PERFECT week ahead of you. You walk into work Monday feeling motivated and ready for anything. That email you have been waiting for, those signed contracts, that meeting, the office gossip, etc...but are you ready for the dreaded FREE OFFICE FOOD? NOPE, neither am
- Apr 11, 2018
Don't Make this Huge Mistake, Baby Boomers!
As the physical realities of aging are slowly catching up with the Baby Boomer generation, it is increasingly important to incorporate an appropriate exercise routine to stave off ailments such as osteoporosis, heart disease, and diabetes. And while Boomers may be eating a healthy diet, walking/running, and living an active lifestyle, there’s still one giant mistake many of them are making: failing to include strength training into their routines. Before we get into all the r
- Feb 23, 2018
5 Tips for Finding a Fitness Class in your 40s, 50s
Congrats, you’ve made the decision to prioritize your health this year... but you’re not quite sure where to start. Personal training is too much for your budget, so you’re looking into group fitness classes. But there are 2 huge obstacles in your way: There are so many types of classes, how do I know what to choose? How do I avoid showing up to a class of 20-somethings and feeling out of place? 1.) Find a class that includes Strength Training Circuit trainings,yoga, barre,