Fitness

Getting to the Gym: Why Stronger Moms Make Better Moms

As a full-time trainer in various capacities, I’m in the trenches at all sorts of gyms. I’m also a Mom. And I’m a firm believer that time spent in the gym makes you a better Mom; that’s right—stronger Moms make for better Moms. I’m a working Mom, so I’m in tune with the challenges all us working Moms face in our daily battles—from fighting traffic to making daycare pick up times, to navigating grocery store aisles...

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Exercising And Training on a Budget: How To Save Money and Get Fit!

As a full-time personal trainer in various capacities, I’m in the trenches at all sorts of gyms and I meet lots of fantastic people looking to lose weight, get fit, and if possible… have fun at the same time. But what if you don’t have the money to spend on a gym membership? Times are tough these days, after all. So how can you get fit while on a budget? Those are some questions that people ask me, and I wanted to share my tips...

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Fitness Tips for Beginners: Addressing Common “Newbie” Issues And Learning How To Look Like A Pro In The Gym

As a full-time personal fitness trainer in various capacities, I’m in the trenches at all sorts of gyms. I work at basic facilities in residential areas, to esoteric gyms with cool “toys,” and in big corporate locations. I’ve seen a lot of interesting gym behavior in my time, and the one thing that always gets my attention is watching a “newbie” (i.e., “beginner”) in action. And it’s not because I’m thinking of making...

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Sumi’s Complete Guide to Weight Training While Pregnant

Me and my girl! If you’re reading this, you’re probably pregnant. Congratulations on your good news and your decision to keep your body as healthy as possible as you carry your baby to term! And congratulations on considering weight training and exercising while on this exciting journey! As a professional personal trainer in Austin, Texas with both pre-and-post partum certifications, it will be my pleasure to guide you through the...

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How To Sculpt Strong Sexy Arms Targeting Trouble Spots

Strong sexy arms may not be something you think about all year, but they are certainly something that enter your mind each and every summer. I mean, who doesn’t want some great looking, tight and toned arms to show off in a tank top? As a personal trainer working in the trenches in the gym each and every day, the question… “What can I do to tone my arms?” … is one I hear almost daily. Especially during...

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