weight loss

Think you’ve heard it all before? Here are 4 fit tips from Self Magazine editor, Marissa Stephenson, that I bet you’ve never heard before, plus one oldie but goodie that I too stand by and practice every single day. Marissa was attending the SMART in the bag event I was in San Francisco to blog [...]

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Last week, I was greeted with a new Tone It Up diet plan in my inbox from Katrina and Karena. The entire plan has been revamped and includes 50 new recipes and an extensive goal achieving program.  I wrote a review and fell in love with the plan a few years ago when I used [...]

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This morning I made the mistake of putting a teaspoon of coconut butter on my protein pancakes. Why was this a mistake? It was so freaking good, I wanted to use it as frosting all over them! I’ve heard coconut butter aids in weight loss so maybe I should… Whole Foods invited me to a [...]

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I’ve been keeping a few secrets from you guys for the past few months. I am terrible at keeping them so it has been very difficult. Instead of having an “Oh my gosh, big announcement tomorrow” hint three different times, I’m skipping the stupid teasers and just going to come out and blurt them out [...]

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Traveling for work can take a toll of your fitness level. However, it’s not impossible to stay in shape while traveling. I’ve been able to my readers lately in Boston and two people told me that they were frustrated with how much they travel and trying to stay in shape. I decided to create this [...]

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After a big meal, I always try to get in solid cardio the following day to burn off the extra calories. I like to think of my “treat” as cardio loading, so it only makes sense to go use those carbs for what they do best, energize a workout! After indulging in sweet potato pancakes [...]

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Earlier this week, Candice Swanepoel caused a bit of a controversy showing off her boney hips in an Instagram picture a few days before the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show. In the past, anorexia rumors have been rumored but she has denied claims. Fans instantly defended the 6-year veteran Angel against critics who said she [...]

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Here it is, my new favorite cardio interval workout. It was one of the most challenging activities that I have done in a long time! Check out the video and workout below. Benefits: Interval workouts force your body to tap into fat stores more than steady state cardio helping aid weight loss. It will help [...]

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I did not start incorporating protein into my workout routine until about 2 years ago. I heard about post workout nutrition but assumed it was for athletes and bodybuilders. Protein supplement education has come a long way, and now as a personal trainer I understand the science and benefits behind it. Despite numerous blog and [...]

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