When the temperatures plunge, does your motivation to stay fit take a nose dive, too?

When the temperatures plunge, does your motivation to stay fit take a nose dive, too? It’s not uncommon & after all, it’s so dark and cold outside, the thought of getting out and going to the gym sounds terrible, I get it! But here’s the deal. The winter months are the perfect time to makeContinue reading “When the temperatures plunge, does your motivation to stay fit take a nose dive, too?”

My Original Pumpkin Muffins

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCtlT1d5Bcs?wmode=opaque] I challenged myself to come up with a tasty, gluten and dairy-free pumpkin muffin and I think I struck gold! This recipe gives all the warm pumpkin feels with all-natural ingredients. It’s sweetened with just honey and dark chocolate chips and has ground oats for lots of good-for-you carbs. I also love usingContinue reading “My Original Pumpkin Muffins”

Total Body Bench Circuit

Here’s a quick circuit on the bench for ya! All you need is a heavy plate (could also use a Barbell, Dumbbell or Med ball instead of the plate.) Try to do 3-4 sets. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUXiMRyvppk?wmode=opaque] Decline Pushups: if you are more advanced, give these a try! To modify, just switch it around to anContinue reading “Total Body Bench Circuit”

Medicine Ball Workout

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0LEpeZx1Pg?wmode=opaque] A medicine ball workout is a great total body circuit with emphasis on your core. I like to incorporate fun quick workouts like this when I’m traveling or at a gym that is crowded or has limited equipment. I also incorporate these moves into my Bootcamp class I teach to vary up theContinue reading “Medicine Ball Workout”

It’s soup weather!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp8azjBrbKE?wmode=opaque] This is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s not too cold yet, but there is enough chill in the air for a delicious pot of homemade soup. I love to make a huge pot of soup and eat the leftovers all week long. This vegetable beef soup recipe is superContinue reading “It’s soup weather!”