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Fun Workout – Hit the Deck!

I’m a big believer in having FUN while you exercise.  With all the ways to stay active and exercise, you can find a method that you think is fun! Here’s a FUN workout that you can do anywhere: Find a deck of cards (cat cards add another element of fun) … Continue Reading →


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Healthy Lunches Midtown

Are you someone who loves to go out to eat for lunch?  I am! Going out to eat doesn’t have to undermine your healthy eating habits!  You might have to be the “weird one” who’s picking things off your sandwich, but that’s okay!! I posted my favorite spots Downtown a … Continue Reading →


3 Days of Focus Makes a Huge Difference

Recently I spent 3 days following a very specific lean down plan. I thought it would be easy, but I was missing one key ingredient. Today, I’m 1 week post 3 day lean down plan, and I’ve definitely noticed things that I didn’t realize previously (or that I just forgot). … Continue Reading →


Body Beast – My Experience

When I learned about Body Beast, I thought – “why bother” – I can write plans for myself. As a personal trainer, I write exercise plans for people every day.  They are all different and customized to each client’s preferences and goals. If you hate an exercise, then I probably … Continue Reading →


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How to Make Salad Less Boring

One thing my clients say all the time is “I’m so tired of salads.”  A lot of us, myself included, get tired of eating the same things every day.  We find something that works and then go with it until we hate it. How can you spice up your salads? … Continue Reading →


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Embrace the Process

Some people are very motivated by dream boards and fabulous photos about where they are going to be one day. Others are not. I could argue both styles, but what’s really important is that you know which one motivates YOU. If you’re the type that is turned off by dreamy … Continue Reading →


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Outside Workout – No Equipment Needed

Spring has Sprung the Wintry Season’s Over!! Aren’t you glad to see the sun!?  Memphis has had an intense winter, and we are so excited to have milder temperatures so we can get outside again. Spring weather is perfect for exercising outside.  You can soak in some Vitamin D and … Continue Reading →


Eating Healthy – The Easy Way

We tend to make “eating healthy” much more difficult than it actually is.  When you think about eating healthier, do you start to question the difference between brown rice, quinoa or whole wheat pasta?  Do you get caught up in researching vegan, gluten free or paleo diets because that’s the … Continue Reading →


How to Get Better Results

What’s the key to getting better results with your health and fitness plan? Think Less We make 1000s of decisions every day.  If you’re like most people, then sometimes you are completely exhausted with making decisions.  Some decisions are obvious. You’re faced with a problem at work. You choose where … Continue Reading →


The Snowed In Workout

If you live near Memphis, then you’ve probably been stuck inside for 3 days now.  The streets have been icy and it’s been very cold outside! All of my INSANITY classes have been canceled this week, so chances are you’ve had a hard time making it to a class or … Continue Reading →