How To Program Your Workouts Around Your Menstrual Cycle

How To Program Your Workouts Around Your Menstrual Cycle

I hear it so often from women at the gym: “Oh my gosh! I’m so tired.  I don’t know why I’m so tired!”  One of the first things I will then ask them usually is: “Are you about to get your period?” Then the light bulb goes off in their heads, and I’ll...
Friday Fit Tip – Are You Giving Yourself Enough Rest?

Friday Fit Tip – Are You Giving Yourself Enough Rest?

I was talking with one of my clients the other day, and she was telling me how she feels so guilty on the days when she doesn’t get a workout done. Mind you…she is a new mom with a 6 month old baby on her hands. Although this is an amazing and exciting...
5 “Crunch Free” Core Exercises

5 “Crunch Free” Core Exercises

  You’ve probably heard somewhere along the line that crunches and sit-ups are the more “functional” way to a stronger core…especially if you participate in CrossFit (or some fitness program similar to it).  You’ll find most often that sit-ups are part of...
Modifications For The Pregnant CrossFit Athlete

Modifications For The Pregnant CrossFit Athlete

I have pretty much been an athlete my entire life.  So, when I took up weightlifting as a teenager, the workouts I did in the gym were not the typical workouts in which most teenage girls partake (e.g. endless amounts of crunches, sit-ups, and minutes slaving away on...

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