Burn the Holiday Cookies Workout

Need a quick workout to burn those holiday cookies?  Then this is for you! Remember that the best workout is the one that balances your energy.  If you are super stressed then you will do less for your body by demanding more from it.  So if you are ready to roll and have some energy […]

Pumpkin Power Workout

Happy Halloween friends! When it comes to fitness, movement, and time, the circuit workout is tough to beat.  There are so many good reasons to do it like maximizing energy output and heart rate intensity, improving your strength and conditioning levels and of course keeping your mind occupied and far from boredom.  That last one […]

Monica’s Back to School Health Tips for 2017

It’s time to start prepping for the kids to go back to school and the return to ‘normalcy’ after what was likely a rip roaring summer for many of you. This time of year there is a lot thrown at you as the consumer to buy back to school clothes, supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes and things […]

Rockin’ Resources & My Top Heart Healthy Tips

As a health coach I want nothing more than to provide you with the tools and information that you need so that you can effectively be responsible for your own health.  With the emphasis on heart health plastered everywhere you look this month of February, of course I had to get in on it.  But […]

Santa’s Eight Tiny Reindeer Plyometric Workout

Every year my Personal Training clients get to experience different forms of holiday inspired workouts, so join in with us for Santa’s Eight Tiny Reindeer Plyometric Workout!   Plyometrics are jumping exercises.  They increase your metabolism, strengthen your cardiovascular system, boost the number of calories you burn and stimulate your neurological system more than repetitive […]

Fitness Tip: Roll Out

When I first start working with a fitness or personal training client, usually the first thing that we do is go through a Functional Movement Assessment.  In this session, I look at how the client is moving and how they are not and/or cannot. I generally avoid words like all or never but in this case, I prescribe […]

2015 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

It’s 12 days until Christmas!  Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone in your life that wants to be healthier? Or how about a gift to inspire someone you love to start living healthier? Here is my list of several different gift ideas to help you with your shopping this year and to […]

My Formula For Health Success in 2015 Part 3 of 3

Okay, we made it! It’s the last and final piece of the formula for health success. This is definitely my favorite part of the formula. In part one of the series I talked about goal setting effectively, in part two I discussed creating a complete whole health plan of action. So without further ado, the […]

I Ditched Antiperspirant

The conventional products that most of use to stay “so fresh and so clean” in the ever so personal area of the armpit (couldn’t we have come up with a better name for it at least?) is in fact highly toxic to our bodies. Before I became aware of the above info, I was using […]

My Formula For Health Success in 2015 Part 2 of 3

In last week’s post I talked about setting yourself up for health success starting with goal setting effectively. It’s nearly impossible to achieve your goals without a form of goal setting. That’s the blueprint to project Healthy You. This week I’m going to address part two in this three part series which is creating a […]