Choose your own adventure style workout: Part 3 – Pike & Jump

DESCRIPTION This is part 3 of the 6 part choose -your-own-adventure style workout.  Woo hoo!  I know you're excited.  This one is short but effective.  A little strength move, some single leg stability stuff, and cardio.  Like a wham, bam, thank you ma'am type workout.  Come on.  If I can be on YouTube with my … Continue reading Choose your own adventure style workout: Part 3 – Pike & Jump

5 reasons to lift heavier weights & NO you won’t “get bulky”

It's a statement I hear all too often.   In fact, I used to say it before I started lifting weights.  I would look disdainfully at the women who have worked long and hard for their physiques and say, "I don't want to get bulky".  Well, you won't, and here are reasons 1. WHY YOU … Continue reading 5 reasons to lift heavier weights & NO you won’t “get bulky”

Choose your own adventure-style workout: Part 2 – Swing & Punch

arm workout

Get your Friday workout on!  Strength and cardio, you gotta get ready for the weekend.  Remember to TRY not to counter all your hard work this week by binge drinking and eating out every meal.  I have a wedding to go to, so that's not gonna be easy... DESCRIPTION This is part 2 of the … Continue reading Choose your own adventure-style workout: Part 2 – Swing & Punch

top 5 ways to keep active WITHOUT hitting the gym

take the stairs

Here are a couple things you can do on a daily basis to increase your activity level and burn calories without spending extra time going to the gym. 1.  TAKE THE STAIRS.  You should feel guilty taking the elevator for one flight of stairs.  Unless you are carrying 50 lbs worth of food thats about … Continue reading top 5 ways to keep active WITHOUT hitting the gym

Ridiculous Obstacle Course Race Review: A ROC Star for a Day!

So I'll never get a chance to be a rock star but I did get the chance to be a ROC star for a day. It was my first time ever participating in the Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge here in Austin, TX and ridiculous it was. Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, Electric Run, etc. are things I … Continue reading Ridiculous Obstacle Course Race Review: A ROC Star for a Day!

Choose your own adventure-style workout: Part 1- Squat & Press

Heya! I'll be putting out one video every Friday in this series (it's a six part-er, hang on to your hats folks!) so get excited.  They are also accessible via my "training videos" pages and each page will have links to the other 5 videos so you can truly make it your own workout 🙂 … Continue reading Choose your own adventure-style workout: Part 1- Squat & Press

driving posture: the good, the bad, and the dangerous

driving posture

If you're like most people who drive on a daily basis, you have at some point experienced some sort of back pain related to driving.  Keep reading for tips and exercises on how to alleviate and prevent back pain and injury from driving. So cars are like 100% natural, no? Hm. No. They are these … Continue reading driving posture: the good, the bad, and the dangerous

A Day in the Mud with Spartan Elite Racer Ella Kociuba

I have had the fortune of getting to meet some elite athletes. As a recreational athlete, it is a really great experience. One of these athletes is Ella Kociuba, a Spartan elite racer who has already placed 1st in her age group in five races this year.  She won 1st place in the Arizona and … Continue reading A Day in the Mud with Spartan Elite Racer Ella Kociuba

mid week motivation

This is particularly meaningful to me with regards to image and insecurity.  The most beautiful woman in the world is also the most insecure.  We all have something.... something we don't like about ourselves, something we would change... Something no one else sees but us.  We are our own worst critic, our own worst enemy. … Continue reading mid week motivation