Dive in!!!

I’ve had days that I’d rather go for a bikini wax than actually put on a bikini or bathing suit – but I’ve put my bathing suit induced anxiety aside to hit the pool for a swimming workout.

Anti-Aging

In a few weeks I will be celebrating a birthday,  a big one!! I’m not gonna lie… I’m dreading it!!! I know it’s just a number.  I know it shouldn’t define me.  No I don’t feel older, as a matter…

Just Breathe

Breathing is something we do automatically, no thought required, it’s one less thing to worry about while exercising…well actually you should think about your breathing when training. While breathing is something our body does on it’s own when working out…

Spring fitness

So, it’s April and I have to wonder when the snow will finally melt away! Truth be told, we really haven’t had that much snow fall according to meteorologists. Yet, it seems the snow has been with us for far…

Strength Training

  There are several components to training for overall fitness and today I’m going to have a look at strength training. For some reason, women tend to flock to the cardio section of the gym while only a handful will…

Fitness Boxing and Kickboxing

Have you ever thought of trying boxing? Kickboxing? I’m not talking about turning you into Rocky Balboa and putting you in the ring for a fight until TKO. I’m talking about boxing and kickboxing for fitness. I can already feel…

Find your motivation

Happy New Year!! 2014 has arrived and there is no better time to start something new than right now. You’re probably ready to settle back into a routine and reevaluate your health and fitness priorities.  I’m certain most of you…

The Wardrobe of a Personal Trainer

There are several reasons why I love being a personal trainer: #1- I am able to earn my living doing what I love #2- I get to help others reach their goals and live healthy lifestyles #3- I am active…

Try stepping into a fitness class

I remember as a teenager going to a “jazzercise” class with my aunt, struggling to follow along in my Flashdance attire, doing my best grapevine to Lionel Ritchie’s “Dancing on the Ceiling”.  Ok so I’ve just dated myself with several…

Circuit Training

When I used to think of circuit training I would picture myself almost twelve years ago trying to lose some of the 80 lbs (yup 80!! ) I gained during my pregnancy with my daughter – at Curves going around…

Home vs. the gym

While there is something about the atmosphere of a gym that I love, I haven’t trained in a gym in several years.  These days, I choose to work out at home. Amongst many other reasons, it just works best with…

WHO HAS TIME?

Who has time? If I were to offer you a free one-hour spa treatment of your choice everyday for a week, would you accept it? Could you find the time?  If not everyday, surely you could do it every other…

Chauffeur

Let’s get things started!

Welcome to my new blog! When the lovely ladies who started this site asked if I would be interested in contributing to the fitness section by blogging, I was so excited to be part of it!! I am not great…