Race season is upon us and this weekend I was in Chicago for to support my friends and clients who ran the 40th Anniversary of the Chicago Marathon. I participated in the International Chicago 5K and had a great time. I wanted to share some tips to help those who are new to running, especially… Continue reading 4 Post Marathon Recovery Tips
Recently, I've had a few clients who have a plant based diet and they have asked me for ideas of what to eat before and after their workouts. Many people get confused on what to eat, so I wanted to share some of my favorite options that are perfect not just for someone who has… Continue reading Plant Based Pre & Post Workout Snacks
Last week, I went to Vegas with a few instructors and members of one of the studios where I teach - Dogpatch Dance & Yoga in San Francisco. While we had a great time, I definitely was off track with my nutrition. The main culprit was that I was off my normal sleep, workout, and… Continue reading My Post Vegas Detox Plan
I know how frustrating it can be when you are on your health and fitness journey, you are working out and eating healthy, but it doesn't seem like things are moving. This is typically when people get frustrated and want to give up or try an extreme measure to speed up the results. The first… Continue reading What to do when you are not seeing results?
Most people don't realize that can actually be pretty easy to get healthy, the key is to remember that small changes compounded over time can lead to big results. This is a concept I learned from reading The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. So, I wanted to share a few ways that you can actually… Continue reading 10 Sneaky Ways to Get Healthy
Many of my clients come to me with very specific goals, like “I want to lose 15 pounds in one month” or “I want to lose my stomach flab by my trip to Maui in a few months”. While I commend my clients for setting SMART Goals, which are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time… Continue reading Try this goal setting technique to reach your weight loss goals
When most people think of all inclusive vacations, they immediately are drawn to the allure of the all you can eat and all you can drink portion of that package. Anyone who knows me, knows that I love to eat and I love my Margaritas, but this time around, I had to be very intentional… Continue reading How I lost 3 lbs on a 8 day all inclusive vacation in Mexico!
As the summer months kick off, it means that Marathon and Race season is a few months away. When a client tells me that they want to train for an upcoming race, I know that I must update their training program to incorporate 3 important components: Sprint Training - Helps to increase aerobic capacity Strength… Continue reading 3 Tips to Make You a Faster Runner
Many people ask me about what to eat after a good workout and yes, protein is important, but many of the protein shakes on the market are not the cleanest of healthiest for you. Here is an option, that I have fallen in love with and it's a perfect recipe that you can meal prep… Continue reading Sweet & Savory Post Workout Parfaits
Happy New Years! As we kick off 2016, I wanted to share with you 3 Tips to Get (and Stay) Motivated for 2016. I know that many people start off the new year excited and ready to crush their health and fitness goals, but as the days and weeks roll by, our level of commitment can… Continue reading 3 Tips to Get (& Stay) Motivated in 2016