A Healthy Meal Plan for January

Hi friends! I’ve put together a month of meals for the hubs and me, and wanted to share in case it makes your life easier, too!...

How to Lose Weight with Portion Control

I’m a personal trainer, and at one point my dog was extremely overweight. That’s pretty embarrassing. He’s also part dachshund, which is one of the...

Healthy Fall Recipes

My husband has been yelling “pumpkin the world!” ever since October 1st. Needless to say, we love Fall and the accompanying Fall treats. After scouring...

Your Healthy Fall Bucket List

Ahhh Fall. We’ve been waiting for sweaters and boots, pumpkin spice lattes, bonfires, and snuggles for months. Fall is such a well-loved time of year,...

Knee-Friendly Lower Body Exercises

No matter why you need knee-friendly exercises, this is a great list that will help you strengthen your lower body. There’s a lot of muscle...

7 Health Benefits of Coffee

I love coffee. And I know I’m not alone. My morning cup of coffee is a sacred time. A time to read, reflect, snuggle my...

Skinny Girls Have Goals, Too

If we’re being honest, you could replace the word “skinny” in the title to strong, thick, fit, overweight- whatever you want. Someone not supporting you is...

How Much Water Should You Drink?

This is a commonly asked question, and I’ve read many different answers. Here’s what you need to know about your water intake! Benefits Of Drinking Water...

Why Belly Fat is so Evil

…And How to Lose it Muffin-top. Pot-belly. Beer belly. Apple-shaped. Spare tire. Whatever you want to call it, belly fat is always up to no...

How To Take Body Measurements At Home

Now that you’ve started this endeavor of living a healthy lifestyle, it’s important to track your progress. We’ve all faced that excitement of losing a few...

New Year’s Fitness Challenge

Every year we make resolutions hoping for the best. We have the best intentions but don’t have the resources to truly pursue our resolutions. Working...

15 Reasons to Workout at Home

I’m excited to quit the gym. Yep. There, I said it. Here’s why I’m pumped to workout at home (with The Fit Tutor workouts!) and how...

How Fragrances Are Harming Your Health

Detox Your Life in a Year: December Tis the season for holiday scented candles, buying gifts of perfume and cologne, and febrezing everything before the...

Fish Buying Guide: Detox Your Life in a Year

Overfishing. High mercury levels. Toxic fish farms. Healthy protein. Good Omega-3 content… There’s so much information to sift through when trying to choose healthy seafood....

Handling Setbacks: In Fitness and in Life

I’m excited to share with you some of my journey learning to handle setbacks. I’m focusing mainly on my health and my fitness routine, but the coping strategies...

Your Guide to Green Cleaning

Detox Your Life In A Year: October Friends, I’m so excited to have my friend Stephanie Shrock guest post for this month’s detox blog! She...

Read This Before You Buy Deodorant

This month’s Detox Your Life in a Year post is an important one! Your deodorant may contain lots of harmful chemicals, and you’re putting it...

Detox Your Life in a Year: April

Greetings, Friends! First off- HOW is it April already?! I’m excited for April-like weather, but c’mon 2014, let me catch my breath! ;) This month’s...

A Few of My Favorite Things!

This week I am so excited to share a fun, lighthearted post with you and give you a little sneak peak into my world. I...

Detox Your Life in a Year: March

I’m really excited for this post of “Detox your life in a year!” This month’s topic of consuming chemical-free dairy has been one of THE...

Your Protein Needs, Simplified!

Many people have misconceptions about protein. Let’s face it- living in this information age is totally awesome and completely overwhelming. There are so many conflicting theories, I...

Why You Should Drink Lemon Water

Detox Your Life in a Year series: January Have you ever felt overwhelmed with the amount of health and wellness information that’s out there? In...

Too Busy To Exercise? Then Read This.

The Busy Trap plagues our society, leaving us stressed, with full schedules, and no time for ourselves. “Being __________ is time consuming, hard work, and...

Tabatas: The 4 minute workout

One of the biggest reasons that trainers hear about why people don’t workout is they lack time. If you’ve read my past posts, you know I think that...

Body Comparison: Why You Should Stop

We are from all walks of life, have different genes and varying body fat percentages; we have different careers and levels of education, but I...

7 Tips For Surviving Holiday Parties

I know you have been anxiously awaiting Part 2 of my Healthy Holiday Eating Tips blog post! :) These are my tried-and-true ways to survive the Holiday Party scene...

How to Stick to Your Resolutions!

‘Tis the season for resolutions, goals, crowded gyms, and inspired people! I love this time of year (minus not being able to get an elliptical...

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Lifting weights is by far my favorite way to exercise. There are so many health benefits to it, and it’s good for those of us...