Grand Hyatt Baha Mar Tips Before You Go & Mini Review

We just got back from a 5 night vacation in the Bahamas at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and wanted to share a review while it is still fresh in my mind. Tommy had two weeks off and I knew we had to go somewhere warm. In November, a friend of mine went to the […]

Why I Saw a Physical Therapist for my Pelvic Floor and Diastasis Recti

I’ve been saying this for years but after having a baby, you really should go to a physical therapist for your pelvic floor and if you believe you have a diastasis recti. As a personal trainer, you do not learn the basics when it comes to healing. While I have done a ton of research […]

What I Eat In A Day| FASTer Way To Fat Loss WIEIAD

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While I’m working on my review, I wanted to share a video we shot during week 2 of the FASTer Way To Fat Loss program. Unlike many other diet programs I have tried, this one does not tell you what to eat but rather gives you macronutrients guidelines. They have a few daily suggestions of […]

My Story: Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

I don’t talk about eating disorders often on my blog but I do talk about disordered eating. This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week and I’ve been seeing a lot of posts from my friends and felt compelled to share my own story. The theme for this year is “Come as you are.”  Come […]

Ultimate Standing Crunch-less Ab Workout

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I created this standing crunch-less ab workout in September of 2011. I recently stumbled upon it and realized it is actually a really good postpartum ab workout as well. And speaking of 2011, this was prime crazy dieting Sarah. Sure my abs look good in this video but all I thought about was food. I […]

February is For Failure

I am a failure this month in at least two things in my life. The first is sleep training. I wrote 3 posts about the method we were doing proactively when Connor was 4 months old and consequently how it was going. Is Connor sleeping through the night now at 7 months? No. The other […]

Skinny Minnie Mid Section: 5 minute Pilates Core Workout

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“Who ever says Pilates is easy has never taken my Pilates class.” – Jenn Phelan I am obsessed with this 5 minute Pilates Core Workout. I remember filming this and could not stop shaking. Sometimes, all I have are 5 minutes to work my abs and this is perfect. You do not need any equipment. […]

Postpartum Abs + Arms Workout

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Itching to get back to working out after baby? I often get messages from moms wanting to workout shortly after giving birth. They want to know what they should start with and when they can start! Of course I need to recommend that you wait to start any fitness program after delivering a baby until […]

Postpartum Arms + Abs Workout

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I get a lot of questions about safe arm workouts postpartum that people can do asap. I would recommend waiting as long as your body needs but if you’re antsy, this one is a safe place to start. Post baby workouts are no joke. Do not start exercising again until your body is ready. While […]

Week 4 FASTer Way To Fat Loss Update

Not a review but an update on how I’m liking the Faster Way To Fat Loss program today. I’m starting to write this at 10:51 am post biceps, triceps and back workout but before breaking fast. I’m feeling blah. Do I need a cup of coffee? Should I eat something earlier than planned? I must […]