• Top 10 Tuesdays

    Top 10 Drool Worthy Meal Prep Recipes

    Meal prepping. Those two little words can send people into such a frenzy! I get it, it’s super daunting when you think about having to prep every.single.meal for the entire week! Yikes! But, it’s easier than you probably realize. Also, I have a tip to make it not so daunting. All of us have a meal where we are most likely to go off track. Is it during lunch because you’re doomed to drive-thru’s? Is it dinner because you get home and the thought of making dinner makes you just want to order pizza? Whatever meal is struggle city, plan for that meal. Just that one. Plan and prep, until…

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    Top 10 Tuesdays

    Top 10 Funniest Gym Memes

    Listen. Gym memes are funny, and you know it. So when you need to get out of the nitty gritty that is losing weight and busting ass at the gym, I got you. Cause who else is going to kick your butt AND make you laugh? Not many people. Here are my favorite top 10 gym memes. Some of them may have been sent to me by clients…lol I dare you not to laugh. When I have my gym, all machines will have these weights LOL 2. 3. 4. My bootcamp classes hahahaha 5. 6. 7. TRRUUUUUTH!!!! And don’t stare, either, it’s weird! 8. 9. 10. Do you have any…

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    Fitness 101,  Nutrition 101

    Letter From a Trainer-For When You’re Feeling Discouraged

    So I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what kind of post I could write to give you my all-time best advice. What can I write about that’s gonna be considered a benefit to you, my amazing readers? Another How-To? Another workout? Nahhh. None of those felt right for this week. Then it dawned on me. I’ve been in charge of a campaign/weight loss competition for work, and it is extremely motivating, frustrating as all hell, and much needed for those involved. I’ve been helping friends on the side with their journeys as well, and I’ve been seeing a common theme. That’s when I decided I’d write a letter, to…

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    Top 10 Tuesdays

    Top 10 Gym Songs To Unleash Your Inner Beast

    Have you ever had one of those days where you get to the gym only to realize you forgot your earphones? NOOOOO!!!! It’s literally the WORST. And I don’t know how people can listen to the music gyms actually play. As my time as a personal trainer, boot camp instructor, and overall frequent gym goer, I’ve come up with plenty of different playlists to keep me motivated and kicking serious ass. Here are my top 10. And don’t worry, all of them have clean versions 😉 1. Beast (feat. Busta Rhymes, KXNG Crooked & Tech N9ne) – Rob Bailey & The Hustle Standard AKA the song from Southpaw. I dare…

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    Tips & Tidbits

    How Finding Your WHY Can Help You Accomplish Anything

    You’ve heard all of the quotes about “where there’s a will, there’s a way”, and “if you dream it, you can do it” but why are so many people still stuck where they don’t want to be? As I’ve trained clients, and in my own personal life, I’ve noticed that when I’m just like “eh, it would be nice to have”, or with the “sure” attitude, it’s not only harder to accomplish something, it’s nearly impossible. Why in the world would you want to work for something that you’re not really stoked to be doing? That’s why it’s important to find your WHY. Anytime you start something new, there’s a…

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    Fitness 101

    50 Must Know Gym Terms

    It’s happened. You made it. You signed up at the gym. *and the heavens opened and angels starting singing* And yet…immediate anxiety starts flowing through your body. You’re a gym beginner. You realize you know nothing. Like, nothing. What are all the gym equipment names?! What’s a good gym routine for beginners?! Never fret!! I’ve got you. I have compiled the ultimate beginner’s guide to the gym with of 50 of the most common fitness terms for gym beginners like you! Here’s to starting to feel confident instead of confused while you’re at the gym! Don’t know what to do once you get there? Check out one of my recent…