Fueling for a Healthy Pregnancy

Please keep in mind I am not an RD. I’m simply sharing how I fuel for optimal energy during a healthy pregnancy as a personal trainer and toddler mom. Pregnancy Nutrition Whether it’s the summertime temperatures or the fact that I do not suffer from morning sickness, I have been able to eat a lot of veggies, […]

What I’m Loving Lately

Happy Thursday! I’m sharing a quick post about things I’m loving lately. 1. TRX I’ve been incorporating more of the TRX into my training sessions. I was TRX certified in November 2012 and love using this tool for training. Not only does it fire your core and provide a full body workout, but it can […]

Family Fitness, Bunny Ears, & Healthy Eats

We loved being outside to enjoy the Easter holiday! And, we just might be doing egg hunts the next two weeks, Jada loved it so much. In fact, she even got to participate in one following on Illinois baseball game with daddy! And, a hug from the Easter bunny–no tears! Thanks to Jada’s Grammy & Auntie, […]

Fuel & Firsts

I always used to look forward to catching up on, well, everything over the weekend. But, that doesn’t really happen anymore. Exhibit A. Jada digs her smoothies. I mix a scoop of chocolate protein powder, frozen spinach, a scoop of nut butter, half a banana, and some whole milk (we use Horizon Vitamin D with […]

Being Flexible: Weekend Workouts

We are almost settled back into a routine here. And, I’m all about routine (more to come on this subject this week). Because Jada was still under the weather on Friday, we decided exercise some flexibility and do a family workout on campus. I thought she needed one more day before I brought her to […]

My Daily Supplement Routine

With many individuals making New Year’s resolutions in the next few days, this post just might be perfect timing. While supplements won’t do the work for you, they can help enhance your workouts. Today, I thought I’d share what my typical supplement routine looks like. Morning Cycloshred. This is a non-stimulant metabolism booster. It protects […]

Healthy Holiday Eating So Far

Merry Christmas Eve to those of you who celebrate! Like I mentioned in this post, it isn’t always easy this time of year. There are temptations galore, and routines get messed with. Especially, when you are traveling for the holidays like us. We are trying to eat home cooked meals as much as possible, or select healthy meals […]

Week of Wellness Giveaways: GNC Favorites

I’m so excited to host a Week of Wellness in the forms of giveaways this week from some of my favorite companies! Today, one of you has the chance to win a prize pack from GNC that includes my favorite products! 1. AMP 60 Natural Protein Powder ($75.99 value) Each serving (3 scoops) contain 60g of protein, […]

Glutes & Guts Workout

The Glutes & Guts workout is a great for the gym or garage, and I even have a pinnable image for you! Before we get to that, that’s catch up a bit, shall we? Smoothie Power Despite the cold weather, we have been making smoothies almost everyday. The GNC AMP 60 Natural line of protein powders is becoming are […]

GNC Pro-Sculpt & AMP 60 Protein Powder Giveaway!

I have a fantastic giveaway for you today from GNC! You guys know I’m a big fan of the GNC’s pre-workout, thermogenic drink, Pro-Sculpt. While a pre-workout supplement is not necessary, I personally feel that it helps take my workouts to another level. I have seen improvements in my physique prior to having Jada and […]