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Create a Positive Self-Image

Create a Positive Self-Image

Why do we often feel comfortable treating ourselves in ways we would never treat others? Ask any woman what she thinks about her own body and her response will be negative majority of the time.…

Training
Exercise of the Week: Barbell Hip Thrust

Exercise of the Week: Barbell Hip Thrust

The Barbell Hip Thrust! One of the 1700 plus variations of the glute bridge and one of my favorite exercises to hit on leg day. When it comes to hamstring and glute work, we tend…

Tips
MAXIMIZE YOUR POST-WORKOUT RECOVERY

MAXIMIZE YOUR POST-WORKOUT RECOVERY

Maximize Your Post-Workout Recovery “I’m so sore!” The three most common words that I hear from my clients, which is why I decided to address the topic of post-workout recovery. Whether you are a training…

Training
PROWLER SLED TRAINING

PROWLER SLED TRAINING

I love using the prowler sled during my workouts! It is very versatile and can be used in a circuit, as a finisher or as a whole workout. It produces incredible results in a very…

Fitness
3 HEALTHY TIPS FOR FAT LOSS

3 HEALTHY TIPS FOR FAT LOSS

We all see the “Lose 10 pounds in 10 days”, “ripped abs in five minutes” and “eat your favorite foods and still lose weight” promises that target people trying to lose body fat. Fitness magazines,…

My Journey
NATIONAL EATING DISORDER WEEK 2017

NATIONAL EATING DISORDER WEEK 2017

Today marks the first day of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 26-March 5) held by the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA). This year’s theme is “It’s Time to Talk About It”. There are so…

My Journey
30 THINGS PEOPLE WITH EATING DISORDERS WISH YOU KNEW

30 THINGS PEOPLE WITH EATING DISORDERS WISH YOU KNEW

The eating disorder world is a dark place and very hard to understand if you have never been there. My battle began with anorexia when I was 18 years old, which led me to being…

Nutrition
UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION LABELS

UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION LABELS

Picking healthy foods can be confusing, especially with all the misleading statements that companies advertise on the front their food products.  Consumers may think they are buying the best option just because an item says…

Training
SWEET N FIT’S BIKINI LEG WORKOUT

SWEET N FIT’S BIKINI LEG WORKOUT

Leg day! The workout that I love and do it two to three times a week (depending on my training program).  From playing soccer to being a bikini competitor, legs have always been my strong…

Tips
HOW TO FIGHT THROUGH A FITNESS FUNK

HOW TO FIGHT THROUGH A FITNESS FUNK

HOW TO FIGHT THROUGH A FITNESS FUNK We’ve all been there. It’s time to workout but you just have no motivation to do it. When you feel stuck, burnt out, depressed or just discouraged, it…

Heath Tips
8 TIPS FOR EATING HEALTHY AT SOCIAL GATHERINGS

8 TIPS FOR EATING HEALTHY AT SOCIAL GATHERINGS

8 TIPS FOR EATING HEALTHY AT SOCIAL GATHERINGS April is here, and even though it is not summer yet, the party season is beginning. The warmer weather and longer days are perfect for social gatherings-weddings,…

My Journey
NON-SCALE VICTORIES

NON-SCALE VICTORIES

Let’s talk about the importance of  non-scale victories. It is so easy to get caught up in the numbers on the scale. It can become an obsession when we weigh ourselves every day (or even…

Nutrition
HEALTH BENEFITS OF KEFIR

HEALTH BENEFITS OF KEFIR

You may have heard of kefir in the natural health world and wondered what it was. Kefir in an unique cultured dairy product that is high in nutrients and probiotics. In fact, it is one…

Training
SWEET N FIT’S METABOLIC LEG CIRCUIT

SWEET N FIT’S METABOLIC LEG CIRCUIT

Metabolic Leg Circuit!  It is very effective as it gives you a metabolic workout to help build your legs and booty while allowing you to burn body fat! The circuit will only takes about 30…

Nutrition
15 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS

15 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS

Inflammation is a function that occurs in your body. It alerts your body when it is wounded, injured, or ill so your immune system can fix it. However, other things such as lack of sleep,…

Nutrition
TEN EASY WAYS TO EAT MORE FRUITS & VEGETABLES

TEN EASY WAYS TO EAT MORE FRUITS & VEGETABLES

TEN EASY WAYS TO EAT MORE FRUITS & VEGETABLES Fruits and vegetables are essential for your health. They contain nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and fiber that keeps your body moving and fighting against diseases. Yet, the…

Tips
10 TIPS FOR STRENGTH TRAINING FOR WOMEN

10 TIPS FOR STRENGTH TRAINING FOR WOMEN

Strength training is one of the best things you can do for your body. It is about making your body strong, pushing past your mental barriers and becoming the best version of yourself. As a…

My Journey
TURNING MY EATING DISORDER INTO MY PASSION

TURNING MY EATING DISORDER INTO MY PASSION

I had the privilage to share my story with students of a health class through a series of questions. Sunnie Tobia, a health and physical education teacher in Rochester, NY, asked me to speak about…

My Journey
THE STRUGGLES OF A FIT CHICK

THE STRUGGLES OF A FIT CHICK

If you are a fit chick, you will understand these daily struggles… -Peeing like a racehorse. When we’re downing a gallon or more of water, people start to question our frequent bathroom breaks. -Speaking of…

Health
How can I have a healthy holidays?

How can I have a healthy holidays?

HEALTHY HOLIDAYS TIPS Here is how to eat healthy during the holidays. Healthy Holidays It’s the holiday season! Which means parties, food, shopping, and busy schedules. It is a fun time of the year, but…