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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Body After Baby: How I Got My Body Back

It’s about time I wrote a post on the topic of Body After Baby! If you search “body after baby” you’ll find thousands of articles and images. So, it’s not exactly a ground breaking topic, but if something I share helps another mommy, then my job is done! How I Got My Body Back 1. […]

New Protein Powder & the Baby Squat

Well, Friday is almost over, and it flew by! I spent the day at a Healthy Moms Fitness workshop, and have a full day tomorrow! I’m learning so much and will be sure to share more. For those of you that have emailed me about diastasis recti in the past, I now have a better understanding […]

New GNC Puredge: Whole Foods Based Sports Nutrition

I have been wanting to tell you more about GNC’s new Puredge line! I was sent the Complete Protein, Daily Energy, and Complete Amino to review. These products live up to their name and are made with: No gluten No sugar alcohols No GMO-added ingredients No preservatives No wheat, soy, fish or eggs No banned […]