Workout Accountability Partner – What To Look For | Workout Buddy

Tweet One of the most effective ways I’ve been success in my fitness goals is when I’m held accountable.  Seeing success come from clients I work with, because I set them up with an accountability group, is validation to the necessity of having a workout accountability partner of sorts.  Many people overlook the importance and […]

5 Quick Tips to Get Fit

Tweet Ok, let's face it!  Who ISN'T looking to get fit fast? If so, do you know what it takes to see some simple results, faster than ever?  Many people set the goal to get fit quick but then never achieve it simply because they don’t have a proper approach as they go about the […]

Top 10 Reasons to Get P90X Certified

Tweet   If you are here, WELCOME, as you are either A) a P90X graduate, B) Fitness or Personal Trainer/Group Instructor of sorts or C) a combo of A & B, and just love to continue to learn more about the science behind a program like, P90X.   P90X® Certification provides a much deeper understanding of […]

Functional Fitness…..What Is It And Why Is It Important?

Tweet What's the point on doing a workout, if it's not going to apply to your day to day function of life, right?  When selecting workouts, we can't overlook the importance of functional fitness.  When most people hit the gym to do their workout routine, they’re performing boring exercises like leg extensions, bicep curls, and […]

Tackling Common Myths & Excuses for Avoiding the Weight Room

Tweet   I invited Valerie Solomon of Busy Mom Gets Fit (check her out on Facebook) to be a Guest Blogger on my site, as I've been following her for years, and completely admire her dedication, determination and perservance that so many other busy Mom's lack, because of this, that or the other.  With Val, […]

Resistance Bands Versus Dumbbells/Free Weights

Tweet The beauty of fitness, is there is so much variety when it comes to strength training, whether its using free weights, resistance bands, machines, weighted balls, etc.  What's great about the variety, is there is something that will work for everyone or any situation.  Thus, further eliminating EXCUSES!!  Ha! So, when I took a […]

A Typical Day For Me

Tweet One of the best things about what I do as a Fitness & Nutrition Consultant, is I get to help people and inspire them to change (of course, if they are ready).  It never gets old!  And funny enough, I was just at a friends 2-year old birthday party today, and the conversation naturally […]

Travel Workouts – Quick Tips To Remember

Tweet Summer is upon us (unless you live in the Pacific Northwest like I do), so that means, you might find yourself traveling or vacationing a bit more than usual.  Sound about right?   Or, perhaps your job takes you on the road quite often.  So, just because you travel or vacation, does that mean […]

How Important Is A Rest Day In A Workout Regime?

Tweet So you just started a new workout program and are super jazzed for the upcoming workouts, you just don't want to stop.  Sounds about right?   Well, as you go about your workout program, one thing that you must always be making sure you’re paying attention to is the amount of rest you’re taking. […]

Your Heart Rate Zone Sweet Spot

Tweet This is such a challenging topic to appeal to the masses, but I took a poll of my friends from Facebook and customers, and most wanted to know what their "heart rate zone sweet spot" should be.  Before we get into the nitty gritty, I'll start off with the enormous caveat that everyone is […]