The Perfect Personal Trainer for YOU, follow the 10 P's!

The Perfect Personal Trainer for YOU, follow the 10 P's!

Finding the perfect personal trainer for you can be like tossing a coin and letting chance be your guide. On the other hand, you can take a little time on the front end and you’ll come out ahead of lady luck every time.

In this post I will share 10 of the Ps associated with finding the one for you.

5 Easy Steps On How To Effectively Change Your Life

 5 Easy Steps On How To Effectively Change Your Life

How many times have you started a healthier lifestyle – tried dieting and exercising just to find yourself back to where you started, or worse yet, in worse condition?? 

You’ve starved yourself, exercised until you cannot move then found yourself half way through a bag of chips to make you feel better, only to loath yourself for doing it. You’ve gone to the gym religiously for two weeks and eaten nothing but salads to have only lost two pounds – or to your dismay, actually gained weight!! UGH!!!

To Meal Prep or Not to Meal Prep: That is the Question

To Meal Prep or Not to Meal Prep: That is the Question

Now that the Summer holidays have officially ended, we’re faced with busy days filled with school, work, and after-school activities. Our schedules have become so packed that we’re scrambling each day to figure out what to cook that will be both healthy and quick. We barely have the time to sit down and eat, let alone having the time to grocery shop and cook at the end of the day.

Don’t worry. There is a solution. If you’re trying to eat more healthy, but don’t have the time to cook every day or the money to pay a food-delivery service, then meal prepping is for you.

Technology and Fitness - Friends or Enemies

Technology and Fitness - Friends or Enemies

We live in the Information Age. Everything we do involves some type of technology. Whether working or playing, our devices are never not within our reach. We have programmed our devices to wake us up in the mornings, tell us the weather, read the morning news, navigate traffic, schedule meetings, reserve a table at a restaurant, buy movie tickets, order dinner, and, when it’s time to go to bed, to turn off the lights.

And, now, we even have devices that monitor our fitness levels.

Why So Many Women Avoid the Gym

Why So Many Women Avoid the Gym

It’s August, and in the South that means triple-digit temperatures. And, no matter the time of day, the humidity is high and the heat is unbearable. For many, that means it’s time to forgo the outdoor workouts and hit the gym.

But for a shocking number of women, the thought of going to the gym is intimidating and overwhelming. A recent survey of 1,000 people by Fitrated, a platform for gym equipment reviews, about 65 percent of women avoid going to the gym because they fear being judged.

Gain Muscle to Lose Weight

Gain Muscle to Lose Weight

Have you ever wondered how weight training and building muscle can actually help you lose weight? It seems like an oxymoron, right? 

Are you afraid that if you gain muscle that you’ll just look bulkier when all you really want is a leaner body? Do you believe the theory that you must do lots of cardio training to lose weight?

DO NOT believe everything you read! The truth is, weight training is a key component to weight loss. You look better, build confidence, become stronger and your body becomes a calorie burning machine as you create more muscle. Let’s break it down just a bit into bite sized pieces we can more easily digest.

Tips on How to Create Healthy Back-to-School Habits

Tips on How to Create Healthy Back-to-School Habits

As July comes to an end, August ushers in the beginning of another school year. Many of us are preparing our children to go back to school.

School can put a lot of pressure on both parents and students. But it’s also the perfect time to start new healthy habits for the year. From starting your kids’ day with a healthy breakfast to developing consistent sleep routines, here are a few tips to help you create healthy habits for your family this school year.