How to Create Your Perfect Home Gym

Have you thought about what equipment you would need in order to get an effective workout from the comforts of home? Maybe you’ve thought you would have to have space for a workout bench, or maybe one of those universal ensembles that adjust for every exercise under the sun? You don’t need either of those and the equipment I’m going to share with you takes minimal space and with a little imagination, you can get …

Trigger Workouts – YOUR New Buzzword?

Trigger Workouts – YOUR New Buzzword?   Working out is not new and working out a little bit at a time is not new, either, I’ve been telling my clients to do this for years. But, taking the time to purposely workout might be new to a lot of people and it can seem like it’s the most daunting, energy-sucking, painful experience you can imagine right now so breaking things down into bite-size chunks can …

Exercise Lingo – What Does THAT Mean?

This time of year brings new people to the gym – or sees more people interested in starting an exercise routine. If you’re like most people nowadays the first place that you go to for inspiration is online. That could be Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram. You may see or hear words or short-forms for the workouts and may not understand what they mean. So, this blog is going to outline some of the ‘exercise lingo’ …

How to Prevent Pain from Sitting too Long…

Anyone who has ever spent a lot of time sitting at a desk – or hunched over their phone or iPad – knows the aches and pains of sitting for too long.  Here’s the thing, though. The dangers of sitting all day extend far beyond just shuffling around for the first few minutes after you stand up. If you don’t take a few precautions, it can have a long-term effect on your posture that even …

Core work shouldn’t make your neck hurt

Picture this: you’re lying on the mat, aiming to reach your goal for crunches, you’re pumping them out fairly quickly and you think your form is pretty good… But even though you’re protecting  your head/neck, you’re feeling the strain… Cues for the Perfect Crunch A common complaint I hear from clients is their neck hurts during ab work. Some cues that can help put the focus where it needs to be in a crunch so …

3 Stretches you can do for HAPPY HIPS!

A few simple stretches can make such a difference for how your body feels and functions. Chances are you have tight hips and you might not even know it! Your hips are one of those muscles groups that can become short and tight whether you sit most of the day or even if you are active and workout, regularly. Tightness in your hips can be the cause of back and knee pain. If you’ve been …

Online Personal Training

Are you looking to find out what online personal training is all about and whether it’s right for you? You’ve come to the right place! Online personal training is fast becoming the new fitness rage. In the grand scheme of things, it’s fairly new and it’s quickly gaining popularity. With the Covid 19 pandemic forcing everyone to rethink every interaction, switching to online training seems like a logical next step. More and more people are …

A Simple Start Process to Get Moving

Stop scouring the internet looking for the perfect workout that will get your heart rate up, strengthen your body and get you losing those pesky pounds that are lingering in those places we really don’t want to mention. You have enough knowledge to get you started. Yes, you read that right. You can start right where you are today. Create Your Own Home Workouts! Not sure where to begin to build your own workout routine?  You …

Not Everyone Works With a Personal Trainer for the Same Reasons

The reasons to seek help from a personal trainer are different for everyone. How I train people will depend on why they’re coming to me. Each person’s goals are different and the things that THEY need to work on to reach their goals is going to be different from the next person. Not everyone needs to lose weight. Sometimes people need to gain muscle and strength. Last week I told you the story of Hala. …

Tips to believe in

12 Days of Christmas Tips

On the 12th day of Christmas, Coach Lisa gave to me … 12 easy tips to stay healthy … For the singers out there, you probably got caught up in the Christmas carol.  Through Facebook, I have shared 12 tips over the past 12 days to help you stay healthy during the festive season. Let me recap them here … they are not just for Christmas – you can apply them any time of year! …

Workout Tooklit

Ready, Set … Action

Want to get moving and do it safely? Here’s a workout toolkit of information to get started. Our bodies are made for moving and if we don’t do that on a regular basis, we are setting ourselves up for mobility issues. Are you as active as you were when you were a kid or as a young adult? Unless your job is physical most people aren’t as active as they used to be and being …