Tips For Winning Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving, and this time of year in general,  is an event where excess is the rule of the day. If you’re trying to gain control over your body, a day like this could be a derailed for you and set you back as you allow yourself to fall off the wagon for the rest of […]

Applying Proper Form in Life

August 21, 2017

I was gifted a Grilling Herb Garden with sage, rosemary and thyme. Luckily I have parsley, the song is complete! It’s been awhile since I’ve gardened. Moving to a new home and the heat index were factors, and by factors I mean excuses. I missed it, a lot! It brings me back to earth and […]

Time Off: Harmful or Helpful?

July 28, 2017

Time off from working is generally looked at in two ways…terrifying to the dedicated exerciser or a Godsend to someone who isn’t that into it. The irony is that the opposite is usually what each party needs, respectively. Generally speaking, the systemic and local toll that exercise can take on a dedicated exerciser can lead […]

Top 5 Reasons People use Fitness Professionals

July 10, 2017

There are many reasons why you might use a fitness professional to help you achieve your goals.  In my 25 years  in the business, these are the most often cited reasons people have told me they use private lessons.  The interesting thing is that your original reasons will likely change to another on this list […]

Change: What’s Holding You Back?

June 21, 2017

Statistics show that most people want to make changes in their lives. Whether it’s being less stressed, losing weight or exercising more, most if not all of the changes we desire, are to feel better. The irony, is that few of us take action on these desires. Instead they haunt us and we carry the […]

Client Success: Weight Loss

May 26, 2017

Meet Jacqueline, Jacqueline came to us for weight loss. She is a Sarasota mother of two who is also going through nursing school and working. From May of 2016 to May 2017, she has lost an amazing 80 pounds! How did she do it? Well, first, she made the decision. She had a life changing moment […]

Balance: Use It Or Lose It

May 19, 2017

Balance is the even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. It’s something we take for granted until we don’t have it anymore. Why do we lose our sense of balance as we age? Well, there can a be a variety of reasons, but the most common is lack of […]

Adult Sports: Keeping Your Edge

May 10, 2017

You love playing your sport. You’ve been playing for many years. You may have lost a step or two or maybe you can’t quite put the power on the ball that you used to. Perhaps, those little aches and pains are starting to limit you, but you’re still having fun. Wouldn’t it be MORE fun if […]

Gardening for Well-Being

April 24, 2017

There are many opinions on the subject of taking care of our health and well-being. Not to mention we’re not all the same and we need different things to take care of ourselves properly. Being an introvert, exercising at home or in nature where I feel more comfortable works best for me. That being said, […]

5 Easy Tips to Fix Your Diet

April 12, 2017

1. Write it down. There is something magic about writing down what you eat. Suddenly you are accountable, even if it’s just to yourself. It’s amazing how quickly you can clean things up just by taking this little step. There are many apps available these days to help you (Lose It and My Fitness Pal) […]