Do you have a habit of setting a goal, but not following through and abandon it? If so, you’re not alone! And instead of feeling bad, achieving a goal or not often comes down to how you approach it. A huge...
Do you always find yourself reaching for something sweet after meals, when you're tired or stressed? Do you just have to have something salty and crunchy in the middle of the afternoon? In this training video I explain why it...
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...
Well, I thought the time would never come... I'm going on vacation! I will be spending my birthday watching U2 play in concert, and then topping it off with 6 more days exploring Philly and NYC! To say I'm excited...
Let’s face it, there are times (lots of times) where we’d rather do anything besides work out. Throughout this past year, this issue was especially hard for me because, no longer a student-athlete, I did not have that accountability...
If you’ve ever suffered from a backache or injury you know one thing: you don’t realize how important your back is until it’s hurt. Back problems are extremely common amongst Americans. But, there are some ways to prevent them. Using...
Because I am a woman of my word, today I write to you (on a much more scientific level) about the effects of low-carbohydrate diets in athletes. You know from last week's several paragraph rant that the high-fat/low-carb diet...
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,...
We've all seen those big dudes at the gym walking around like the Incredible Hulk, poking their chests out, and staring at themselves in the mirror. While some of them drive me absolutely insane (Can you please stop admiring...
Well, whether we are ready to accept it or not, it’s beach season! With bathing suit weather upon us, it’s time to pull out our razors, tan our pale skin, and burn off all those Christmas cookies that have...