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Stairway to Fitness

My latest workout video is just in time for the end of holiday eating season – Superbowl XLVII! From personal experience, I know that this coming Sunday can lead to a little indulgence and more time spent on the sofa than usual so I decided you might need a high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout …

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He Said, She Said Weight Loss Success!

My friends from college, Joe and Alison (forever Joey in my heart but he’s all grown up now), are currently making some big lifestyle changes and seeing some fantastic results! I thought it would be nice to feature their wellness story since it’s quite inspiring and I guarantee somewhat helpful to those trying to lose …

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Tone It Up: Most Effective Tricep Exercises!

What’s the one muscle or muscle group that you dread working each time you hit the weights? For me, it’s definitely the triceps. No matter how much strength I gain, tricep dips and presses and extensions never seem to get easier or more enjoyable. It is, however, one spot I want to keep toned so I do …

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The Odd Couple: Wheatgrass & Knitting

If you know me well, you know I’m always game for a new adventure. While some of my recent adventures have been quite a big deal, like visiting Croatia, I also consider the smaller but exciting things in life adventures as well. This past week I had two adventures on my checklist: trying my fingers …

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Workout: Lean and Mean Abs and Legs!

Are you looking to strengthen and tone your core? Yeah, that’s what I thought! I teach Pilates about three times a week and focus on exercises that strengthen and stabilize the core while also giving the legs a good stretch and/or workout simultaneously. Here’s my latest video with three different exercises you can incorporate into …

Stock Me Up

Stock Me Up!

A key component to healthy eating is to continually surround yourself with healthy options and keep your trigger foods, or foods that you just can’t stop eating once you start at bay. Here are the essential items I keep on hand no matter what time of year. Having these items in my home helps ensure …

Bridge Mix

Bridge Mix

No, I’m not talking about the sweet and salty snack eaten during card games (if you don’t know what I’m talking about, ask your grandparents), I’m referring to one of my favorite Pilates exercises, the bridge lift! I incorporate bridges into my Pilates classes to help with core stabilization and balance. If you’re interested in …

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Greek Life

Raise your hand if you enjoy Greek yogurt! If you didn’t raise your hand, don’t turn away just yet. For many, Greek yogurt is an acquired taste and sometimes the flavor or brand make or break whether your taste buds vote yea or nay. In case you haven’t heard, Greek yogurt contains more protein and …

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2013 Workout Challenge!

Do you need a quick but intense workout to help kick off the first few days of the New Year? If you’ve followed my other videos, you know I love  themed workouts (Election Day Workout, Commercial Break Challenge, Holidays Happen, etc.) so this one is the 2013 Challenge – 20 reps of my 13 favorite …