Caffeine Hit

A friend of mine just introduced me to almond milk lattes – hello delicious! Almond milk has a naturally sweet taste, so for someone who drinks coffee with no sugar, it’s almost like drinking hot chocolate, without the massive calories. Almond milk has 40 calories per 8oz, versus whole milk at 146 calories per 8oz. […]

I survived taking a baby on a trip to Australia (but got sick and couldn’t work out)

I hope everyone had a great holiday! I haven’t posted for a while because we went to Australia for Roman’s first Christmas. I was so nervous about taking a baby on such a looooong flight, but was really looking forward to handing him over to grandparents so I could go work out, or run every day, […]

My Workout Today

Stretching:This is what I felt like doing beforeI started my workout. Instead, it wasmy reward! I did not feel like working out today. At all. But I had a pretty easy work morning – two early clients back-to-back, then a loooong break before my last session, a 2 hour break, in fact. So I guilted […]

Last Minute Fitness Gifts

You still have 8 days left for Christmas shopping, and I’ve put together a list of some great gifts for the fitness lover in your life! (Or, you know, just in case you’re worried Santa may not take good care of you, these could also be for yourself!) Customizable yoga mats You can’t go wrong […]

My New Favorite Running Buddy

Sleepy running buddy I went for a great run today in the park. Usually I run solo, leaving hubby to look after the bub, but it was so nice out today, it was almost nap-time, and I didn’t get my normal weights session in today, so out we went. Running with a stroller is nowhere […]

Behind the Scenes of my Mama and Baby workout video!

Getting some upper body exercise! Hey Mamas, would you like to see a video of how to do an at-home workout using your baby as your weights? I shot a video last weekend with my adorable little co-star, to show you how you can get a quick workout in and have fun with baby at […]

Exercise is Medicine

Exercise is an important component in the prevention of many serious diseases. Not a cure, not a treatment, but a preventative measure. Which diseases can exercise act as a preventative measure? Cardiovascular disease (the number one killer of Americans annually) Type II Diabetes High blood pressure (hypertension) High cholesterol (hyperlipidemia) Stroke Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction) […]

The Support Network

Whether you want to lose weight, get fit, or just incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyle, the best thing you can do to help yourself is create a support network. Your support network is made up of the people you see most in your life – your immediate family, friends, co-workers. These are the people […]

Navigating Menus

So this is my first post since the beginning of the year, but I have a really good excuse. I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy less than three weeks ago, so life has been a little all over the place! Before our son was born, my husband and I received lots of unsolicited advice […]

Featured in Real Simple January 2012

Go check out the January 2012 issue of Real Simple magazine – I am quoted in the article ’10 Things Trainers Wish You Knew’. 🙂 Update: Here is the link to the story online: 10 Things Trainers Wish You Knew. Real Simple – January 2012