Motivation

Nov 10

No Time? NO Excuses!

Is your schedule JAMMED? Do you literally have just minutes a day to yourself? Is a trip to the gym out of the question for your schedule and wallet? This seems to be a running theme for women everywhere. In the last month, I’ve received inquiries from clients and fans about quick workouts that make a difference. Moms find time while the babies nap. Executives… read more
Nov 06

A Strong Core

How soon can you begin getting your core back post-partum? What exercises are safe and what are off-limits in the first few weeks after giving birth? Is all exercise unsafe until my doctor gives me the ‘ok’? If you’ve had a normal vaginal delivery, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) gives the OK to exercise as soon read more
Nov 04

NYC Marathon!

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Nov 01

On it. Today.

After last night’s sugar binge, getting back on track today should be swift and wide-swept, especially if self-discipline and appetite control went out the window. Here’s how to hit that reset button: Begin the day by squeezing 1/2 lemon into a tall glass of room-temp water and gulp it down. Have a high-fiber, protein-rich breakfast. Examples… read more
Oct 22

Captain Obvious Says…

Captain Obvious says, “We are what we consistently do.” Lately, my consistent has been indulging a little too much in the kitchen and not enough strength training. And it shows. My backside is a bit more rotund, my abdominal muscles are hidden under a puffy, fleshy layer. Overall, I feel less svelt, which does not bode well with my emotional levels.… read more
Oct 18

Rock-Tober Fashion

With the days getting shorter and colder, it’s time to yank out all those layers and gear up for some brisk weather. If you’ve lost half of your winter wardrobe thanks to a recent move or mold, it’s time to stock up on a few of the newest trends. Or, if you’re like me, it’s always fun to add some new gear to the mix – a new top or thermal… read more
Oct 16

5 Reasons to start a Fitness Routine in the Fall

Have you been off your game for awhile? Have these last couple months been so busy that you haven’t “had the time” for fitness? If you don’t start now, then when? Fall is the PERFECT time of year to set new goals and begin a new fitness routine. In fact, here are 5 reasons to start a fitness routine RIGHT NOW: 1. Winter weight gain begins now:… read more
Oct 12

10-Minute Ways to Better Health

By now, most of us know that 30 minutes daily of moderate exercise is essential for good health. But not all of us has a solid 30-minute window to devote to ourselves. Studies show that breaking up those 30 minutes is just as effective. Below are 6, 10-minute ways to get those 30 minutes in, and all you need is your determination to get through! Workout 1: Calisthenicsread more
Oct 06

Fitness Freedom

For the last 10 years, my fitness has been institutionalized, in turn imprisoning me in some ways.  Every single week since moving to NYC, I have done at least one workout at Equinox, my home away from home. In fact, I loved it so much, I got a job there for nearly 4 of those years! But, after a transitional summer, I’m ready for a serious shake-up. So as of November… read more
Oct 04

The Mental Game

This has been a particularly busy week. In addition to managing my business (both physically training clients and behind-the-scenes in my office), I began studying a certification course through Arizona State University led by Gloria Feldt – the topic is Women’s Leadership – a subject very near and dear to my heart and so perfectly timed… read more