11.15.18

On Cheating, part 2: 5 Ways To Beat the Cheat

Last week I identified the broader concept of cheating on your healthy diet. I first asked you to explore and get curious about your wellness plan. Do you have one and does it […]
11.07.18

On Cheating, part 1

We’ve all been there. Temptation sets in, it’s late, or we are out with friends celebrating. We’re tired. We’ve had a really bad day. We haven’t planned and BAM: we cheat on our […]
10.30.18

On Willpower, part 2: 7 Ways To Strengthen Yours

Let’s say you want to start this season with a renewed focus on your fitness. You want to exercise every day. We all know experts say for wellness and weight loss, exercise every […]
10.22.18

Marshmallows, Radishes & Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies: On Willpower, part 1

How would you rate your willpower? What if you were left alone in a room with a bowl of warm chocolate chip cookies and a bowl of radishes. Would the cookies survive? Or […]
10.15.18

The 4 Key Ingredients Required To Achieve Your Goals, part 2

Last week I discussed what it takes to accomplish a huge goal in your fitness, and, really, in your life. The first two components we outlined were time and patience. I introduced the […]
10.11.18

The 4 Key Ingredients Required To Achieve Your Goals, part 1

Stylebook readers, prepare yourself for some really awesome photos and videos in this two-part series. The photo below appeared in the Athleta catalog a few weeks back and got me fired up. Yeah, […]
10.05.18

Street Style: Heather Elkins

To the readers of Alexandria Stylebook: watch out. This is a Street Style you won’t want to miss! Want to feel great about yourself, your body, and your workout like none I’ve ever […]
09.24.18

Dispelling the Myths: Hormone Havoc (By Popular Demand: Second Date Added!)

Imagine learning that outrageous concepts like eat more, exercise with less intensity, choose sleep over exercise, and get *all* of your hormones checked can actually lead to a better, more effective way to lose weight […]
09.20.18

Are You Fit? 5 Questions To Ask

So you want to feel fit. What does it mean to be fit…for life? Let’s start with “What is fitness?” To me, fitness is our ability to move well, remain injury-free, and perform physical […]
09.12.18

Read This Standing Up

While you’ve all heard by now sitting is the new smoking, I hope this post helps you better understand the long-term and devastating effects of sitting. I’m often amazed at how hard many […]
08.28.18

The Studies Are In: Maybe *Don’t* Take that Break

It happens. You are on a much-needed and deserved vacation. Maybe you are with a friend, your family, your sweetheart, or maybe just getting away on your own. The temptation is to take […]
08.14.18

The Gifts of Accountability & Commitment

Why would you spend a penny on a personal trainer, fitness class, gym membership and/or coach when you should be able to motivate yourself and get fit on your own? Because life gets in […]
08.08.18

My 5 Healthiest Habits Since Turning 50

As a society we want to drink from the “fountain of youth” and long for ageless living but as we all also know, aging is inevitable. For me, though, the “second half” is more […]
06.26.18

Cardio Confessions of a Strength Training Coach

I’ll admit it: when Remi and I decided to begin a “Summer Cardio” program, I was flustered. I became even more flummoxed when I realized I was the one who would teach it! […]
06.19.18

Does the Idea of Cardio Send You Running? Here’s a Better Way

So you want more cardio in your workout…but the ‘cardio’ word evokes images of running, which bores you. Or maybe you used to love running for cardio, but injury has you sidelined. Or […]


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