Hydration for Athletes – Determining Your Needs

Are you in tune with your thirst? Most people are not, and many of my clients are not even drinking enough water just to sustain what they need in their daily life. Because water makes up over 70% of our body,...

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The Best Non-supplement Pre-Workout Boost

What do I take to boost my workout performance? In this video I discuss the benefits of one cup of coffee as the best non-supplement pre-workout boost. Who doesn't want to be able to workout longer and harder, with less...

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3 Hacks to Eliminate Piriformis Syndrome Pain

In this video clip, I demonstrate 3 easy ways to release tightness and eliminate pain from Piriformis Syndrome. Piriformis Syndrome is something that I personally struggled with from having two kids, and it's very common in athletes, runners, hikers, weight...

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5 Steps to Making A Healthy Family

Being a parent is hard work! I’ve officially made it two years as a parent and I’ve had to really shift priorities during these two years. I, just as I’m sure you do, want my family to be a...

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Staying Hydrated: A Step-By-Step Approach to Calculating Sweat Rate

Have you considered what your sweat rate is, and how it can easily cause dehydration? You don't have to stand outside long to know that summer is in full-swing.  It's this time of year that I ask myself why I...

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Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Fitness Edition

Learn how you can maintain your fitness and training regime while on vacation. This video demonstration shows you a 30-minute body-weight workout you can do anywhere. Well, I thought the time would never come... I'm going on vacation! I will be...

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Work the Buddy System: A Total-Body Workout to do With Your Friend

Grab a friend and watch this video to learn how to get a fun total-body workout for two that will get you both in great shape. Let’s face it, there are times (lots of times) where we’d rather do anything...

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A Scientific Approach to Low-Carb Diets in Endurance Athletes

Training on a low-carb diet? Learn the science behind why high-fat / low-carb diets fail to support endurance athletes. Let's review on a more scientific level about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in endurance athletes. Also, check out this post by Guest...

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My Experience as an Endurance Athlete on a Low-Carb Diet

Guest Blogger, Hannah Giangaspro, Exercise Science and Nutrition Intern shares how a low-carb diet impacted her performance as an endurance athlete. As an endurance athlete and Exercise Science major, I started hearing quite a bit about this high-fat, low-carb diet...

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Working Out to Maximize Fat-Burn: Less Time, More Results

Ever heard of EPOC? Yeah, neither had I until I started taking graduate-level Exercise Science courses. Now that I’ve learned quite a bit about it, I just have to clear something up: EPOC is a beautiful thing. In fact,...

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