Sweet Valentine’s Smoothie

Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly our most beloved holiday as a society. But no matter what your relationship status is today, you can always show yourself a little self-love. Curl up with your favorite book or movie. Treat yourself to a home cooked meal or your favorite take out. Dabble in a face mask or take…

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When Training Stops Being Enjoyable

Your experience in fitness as a whole should be enjoyable - if you're not having a good time, you should probably do something else.

This blog was originally written for the PFP Barbell Club. I have been competing in the sport of weightlifting for about 5 years now and coaching for the better part of 4. I am a big believer in training being “Process Driven”. If we can focus on the process of getting better then the results will…

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A Healthier Chocolate Cake Recipe

If you choose to indulge this Valentines Day, then try this easy healthier chocolate cake recipe instead of buying or ordering out!

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I know it is traditional to buy chocolates or other treats for your loved ones. However, a lot of times the store-bought sweets have a lot of junky ingredients in them. Plus, it is always fun and thoughtful to make your own gifts! Although this recipe cannot be classified as…

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New Year, Same You? Revisiting Resolutions

Did you know 80% fail to keep their resolutions by February? Today is January 24th - is it time you should begin revisiting resolutions?

A New Year, a New You! How often do we hear that phrase during the month of January?  Every year, Americans make New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives but 80% fail to keep those resolutions by February. Today is January 24th. Is it time you should begin revisiting resolutions? How can you make sure…

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30-Minute Workouts: How Long is Enough?

Do you think you need to spend hours in the gym to get the results you want? Try these 30-minute workouts and you'll believe otherwise!

There is this common belief that you need to spend hours in the gym to get the results you’re looking for. When it come to weight loss and burning fat, workouts can be short when done with proper form and focus on efficiency. The key to any 30 minute workout is simplicity. The biggest mistake…

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New Year, New Fitness Apps

Jumpstarting into a new fitness routine can be overwhelming - one good idea is to utilize fitness apps to help you along the way!

With the new year in full swing, many people are off to a fresh start with their healthy resolutions! Whether it be losing a few pounds, getting started in a new fitness routine, or wanting to be healthier in general, there are so many different ways to accomplish this!  It may be overwhelming at first…

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