5 Quick Fit -Tips to Fabulous

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“Keep up and you will be kept up!” Not everyone has time to hit the gym 4 days a week, ride their bike to work or enjoy a personal trainer at home. Power to the fortunate few, keep it up! The rest of you are not alone! According to recent statistics, the vast majority of […]

5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know

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Women, let’s face it. We’re fed so much BS regarding our health and fitness, and especially what our health and fitness is supposed to be. According to most women’s fitness magazines (and sadly many “coaches” and personal trainers), the epitome of women’s fitness is remaining purposely weak and frail (yes, it’s a choice, not an […]

4 Ways Mindfulness Will Boost Your Results at the Gym

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It’s 7:30am on a Tuesday morning. You’re at the gym: ear buds in, music pumped, and treadmill cranked. You’re trying to focus on reading the closed captioning on the TV screen in front of you, so you don’t have to think about how much longer you need to spend running. Next, to help you get […]

Functional Strength Training For Everyday Mid-Lifers – Like Me!

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With the endless, often confusing and overwhelming  information on the internet about weight lifting, strength training, functional fitness, power versus strength, etc., how do we know what’s what? Most importantly, what is best for me? You may ask yourself, as many of my clients and students do, what is the best way for me to […]

Bones For Life

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(This article was originally published in May, 2010.) I consider myself very lucky. A few days ago while running with Louie, my adorable little Boston Terrier, I took a nasty and what could have been a devastating fall on the pavement. Somehow, Louie got tangled between my feet and with tremendous momentum I was suddenly […]

The Best Strength Training for Women

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You may be missing out on the best body shaper exercises out there! Tired of sweating all over every piece of cardio equipment at the gym and still getting zero love from the scale? You need more iron. Not in your diet–in your hands. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, a mere 21 […]

Celebrate Your Strength With A Powerful Walk This Weekend: Boot Camp Style Walking Workout

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“Keep up and you will be kept up” – Yogi Bhajan By no surprise, this invigorating and rigorous style of walking just happens to be my favorite! I love this Boot Camp walking workout so much that I have designed a mini version of a military fitness style walk — Just for you! Honestly, this […]

Week 2 – Celebrate Your Strength: Take The Stairs Everyday!

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Not only does exercise strengthen our muscles and our heart, protect our body from injury, illness, disease and premature aging, but exercise also helps build our self esteem and confidence. Regular exercise will help you like – even love yourself! Science has proven that when we strengthen our muscles and joints by exercising regularly, we […]

Yes You Can! Build A Strong and Sexy Back

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Look and feel ten years younger with a few simple resistance exercises for your back side! Two-time Oxygen cover model Fran Dennis loves a strong back. Add these three moves to your routine, and you can build one too! Most women picture fitness competitors as being young and single, and spending every waking hour dedicated […]

“What’s For Fitness Today” April Moves – Tip # 4 Push-Ups!

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April 4, 2011  Tip # 4 Yes, you read it correctly – PUSH-UPS! Anyone who knows me, knows this: Push-ups are the quintessential upper-body exercise for everyone! Why? Push-ups affect your entire upper body in one movement; without equipment and they can be done anywhere. Think about the muscles that engage while performing a push-up; […]