Tips to Getting Back on Track
Get Up and Go! If you are one of the people to fall off the workout band wagon, you are most certainly not alone. It’s hard to get back into the groove after weeks, months or years (yikes!) of not picking your behind off of the couch and getting a good sweat in. Following […]Read More
Hurt So Good?
Many of my clients will come to me and measure the success of their last workout by how “sore” they were afterwards and talk to me about how many days they were “sore.” The more I learn in this industry the more I try to think outside the box. What is that feeling of […]Read More
To Stretch or Not to Stretch?
The Great Stretching Debate – Before or After Exercise? You come home from work, change into your gym clothes and tie your sneakers tight. You are ready to tackle a 5-mile run. With your iPod fully charged and your favorite tunes playing, you are ready to go! But wait – you need to stretch. […]Read More
No Gym, No Problem!
Get Moving Anywhere Are you stuck in a rut at the gym? Feeling unmotivated to go because you are sick of your routine? Take control of your workouts and head outside! We are so incredibly lucky to live in a city that has a path (with a gorgeous view!) that caters to walkers, […]Read More
Swim Yourself Thin
Why YOU Should Get in the Pool this Summer! Bad knees, bad hips, bad ankles…oh my. As a Personal Fitness Trainer, I think I have heard about every injury in the book. Whether it is an old skiing injury from the early 80’s or a slight lower back pain that has developed over the […]Read More
Top 10 Power Foods for Heart Health
Looking to jump start a healthy heart this February? After all, it is heart health month! Try these suggested Top 10 Power Foods: 1. Dark Chocolate 2. Olive Oil 3. Pomegranate 4. Avocados 5. Salmon 6. Beans 7. Pumpkin 8. Whole Grains 9. Mushrooms 10. Tea To learn more, read the full article […]Read More
Juicing Your Fruits And Vegetables
Juicing 101 – Is it Right for You? Juice cleanses, juice bars and juicing, oh my! If you are not living under a rock (or under your covers trying to stay warm in this freezing weather!) you have probably heard someone mention the term “juicing.” I know I have. It seems as though this […]Read More
Delicious Whole Foods to Purchase the Next Time You Go to the Grocery Store
Emily’s Grocery Haul When speaking with clients about healthy food options, I am often asked “what do you eat?” I love giving my clients and friends healthy meal and snack options and encourage them to try different whole foods. I always tell clients that you do not need a lot of ingredients to make […]Read More
Stay Energized With 5-7 Mini Meals and Not the Typical 3!
Emily’s Go-To Snack You wake up. You fire up the coffee maker (or head over to the nearest Starbucks-yum!) and finally eat breakfast. Less than 2 hours later, you find your stomach growling. What if I told you that you don’t have to wait until noon to eat your next meal? That’s right, […]Read More