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Cardio or Weights First?

January 5, 2023

This is one of the most common questions clients ask me when they start to really mentally and physically get into the workout groove! Many people tend to alternate between the cardio and weights switching off day to day. But what happens when you combine both types of exercise into the same workout? Determining which […]

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Holiday Food Anxiety Tips

December 21, 2022

The holiday season (in my opinion) has some of the yummiest foods around! However, it can bring up feelings of food anxiety and stress for many people. It an be very difficult to indulge, while also listening to your body and its hunger cues. Whether you are home for the holidays or going from party […]

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My Daily Morning Routine

December 7, 2022

One thing I am asked a lot about is my morning routine and if I have one. Truly, my schedule is a bit different everyday. I strive for progress in my morning routine, and perfection isn’t an option. I try to commit to these non-negotiables regardless of what I have going on during the day. […]

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Personal Trainer vs. Group Fitness Instructor: Which is Better for You?

November 25, 2022

Not sure if you should be looking for a Group Fitness Instructor or a Personal Trainer? Your “why” should be the first question you answer. Why are you working out? What are your goals? Once you have your answer, you can delve into which individual is better for you! This article should give you guidance […]

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Why Wear Pilates/Barre socks?

November 3, 2022

Why should you wear Pilates socks, when going barefoot/wearing shoes has worked fine for Pilates and Barre? First off, wearing sneakers is not the way to go. It causes flooring and equipment to get scuffed up! More importantly, your toes are contained in the structure of the shoe. The movements of Pilates and Barre call […]

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RECOVERY TIPS

September 16, 2022

Rest and recovery are so important, especially when working out multiple days per week. In this day and age, we all have such hectic schedules, and taking some time to take care of yourself and your body can be super beneficial! Taking a day to recover helps prevent injury as well as allowing your muscles […]

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5 Ways to Deal with Stress

September 2, 2022

Hate to say it, but as times evolve, the word “stress” seems to come out of most people’s mouths at some point or another. Prolonged stress can have serious effects on both physical and mental health. Tension can present itself in our bodies in a number of ways including digestive problems, headaches, and weakened immune […]

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Prioritizing Workout Recovery

August 19, 2022

Many of us are running day in and day out! Taking care of yourself post-workout is extremely important. Taking 1-2 days a week off is needed to help prevent injury and allows your muscles proper time to repair themselves and rest. If your body is screaming at you that you need to take a day […]

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Best Multivitamin for Women

July 15, 2022

Garden of Life Vitamin Code for Women and Women 50 and Wiser is my top pick for a Women’s Multivitamin. The Women’s Multivitamin is for active women during reproductive years and the 50 and Wiser is for 50 and up! They both will help to optimize health and energy! Vitamin Code is a comprehensive whole […]

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How to Recover from Workout Burnout

June 29, 2022

Finding a workout program that you actually enjoy can be challenging. This is why it’s SO important to vary your routine! In my early twenties I spent countless hours at the gym and didn’t see or feel many results! It wasn’t until I started incorporating barre/ Pilates workouts with my strength based workouts that I […]

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What I Eat in a Day!

June 14, 2022

I typically hear this question once a day: “What do you normally eat during the day?” While we ALL have different caloric needs and food preferences, I would like to share what I usually eat in a day. This can vary a bit depending on my activity level and the seasons, but here it is: […]

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5 Reasons to Stay Hydrated

May 11, 2022

Staying hydrated is an essential part of health, and it is sometimes overlooked! Conventionally, we are told to aim for 8 glasses of water per day! This can vary from person to person and you should consult with your doctor to talk about your specific intake. It also varies on factors such as how often […]

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