Go away for a week or two and feel like you need a post-vacation detox? Here are the top 3 steps to get your body back after an epic vacation.
I get asked all the time about how much weight to lift on a given exercise. We all want to feel like we’re doing enough in our workouts. While weight selection is completely individual to each person depending on lifting experience and body size and type, there are still basic guidelines that apply to all of us. While we do need to lift heavy enough loads to reduce body fat and increase lean muscle, what’s more important than the number on the weight is how hard our muscles are working.
I get asked every week how much cardio is needed to lose weight, or if it’s needed at all. There’s so much conflicting information out there on how we first need to lose weight with cardio before strength training. When first starting out, cardio can be a great tool to burn calories and help lose weight. However, for many reasons listed in this article, long-term cardio is not the best method for fat loss.
One of the things I hear the most from women is they know they should be doing weighted exercises, but they don’t want to get bulky. Training with weights to improve health and elicit a body transformation has become more popularized by the media, but the fear of getting “big” from lifting heavier weights still exists. I hear this so often that I feel obligated to address whether or not there is any truth to getting “bulky” from lifting.
An easy-to-follow guide to making the perfect healthy smoothie. And if you have a sweet tooth anything like mine, you will love my Chocolate Cherry Smoothie recipe!
I meet with clients every week who tell me they struggle with meal prep and staying on track when life gets in the way. When we don’t have a meal plan for the week, we lack consistency and don't get the results we want. I always have foods like these on hand, so I can whip up a meal in ten minutes or less. I also go over my top 4 tips on how to read a food label.
I've been guilty of every self-sabotaging habit on this list. When we fail to see the results we're looking for, it's almost always because we're doing one or more of these sneaky habits.
I frequently get asked what products I use on my skin. In the last few years I've found a natural skincare routine and made lifestyle changes that have made all the difference. I'm sharing my top tips to improving your skin I wish I knew 10 years ago, my current skincare routine, and the exact products I use.
Whether you want to just tighten up your mid-section or lose over 30 pounds, it’s easy to quickly confuse which type of exercise to prioritize. Everything you need to know about cardio when it comes to fat loss and my favorite fat-blasting treadmill workout.
Get ready to have your best holiday season ever. These tips will have you feeling lean, light, connected, energized and glowing through the New Year.