Eating for Strength: the Do’s and Do Not’s

How much of an impact does your diet have on your strength? More than you might think! What you eat has a direct influence on your muscles, and in this video I reveal 3 principles of what you need to...

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The Key to Achieving Your Goals and Making Them Stick

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...

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Everything You Need to Know About Pre-workout Fueling

Is pre-workout fueling necessary? In this training video I explain everything you need to know about proper fueling before your workout, to get the maximum results. Studies show there's a significant improvement in your training session when you eat carbohydrates within...

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Virtual Support for Your Fitness Goals

It's the beginning of May, and being stuck at home has not been easy for many of us during the COVID-19 crisis. Working from home while kids run a muck, races canceled, gyms closed and literally nowhere to go! But here’s...

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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, Nutrition Edition

Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least.  The day before I left for my epic Philly/NYC vacation (which was absolutely fantastic, by the way), I had made...

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Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Fitness Edition

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...

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

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...

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Recipe of the Month: Roasted Kielbasa & Vegetables

I saw this picture the other day and it cracked me up.  While this picture undoubtedly applies to moms, I think it can apply to everyone. In January, I was cooking oven roasted chicken thighs with a light mushroom cream...

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(Don’t) Put Your Back Into It: How to Properly Lift a Weight

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...

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