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 […]
05.15.18

The 7 Most Common Sleep Questions, Answered

You may know I speak to a number of corporations and associations about a range of wellness topics. I also host a Fat Loss Program at FOR called “Fit for Life,” which has […]
05.09.18

4 Ways To Spoil Yourself this Mother’s Day

Who’s feeling stressed? Overrun by the demands of parenting, grandparenting, or just life in general? Do you feeling like life is driving you instead of you are driving your life? Make this Mother’s […]
03.30.18

Street Style: Remi Rory

A gentleman, a fashion junkie, Alexandria’s best trainer. You can tell by my choice of words to describe Remi how I feel about him. I’ve known Remi just shy of four years and […]
03.20.18

Part 4: 12 Accessible, Achievable Tips To Relieve Stress

We all know the benefits of exercise. If you’ve read any of my articles on adopting an achievable exercise program that works, you already know it trumps food as the number one way […]
03.13.18

Part 3

We’ve learned about the impact of stress on your workouts, weight loss, and health. I hope I’ve piqued your interest in finding ways to get it “in check” and explore some s-l-o-w-i-n-g  d-o-w-n. […]
03.08.18

Part 2

You may be wondering: how can your busy lifestyle lead to weight gain and injury. You may be saying, “I’m active, I exercise, and I am always moving or doing. What’s so wrong […]
03.02.18

Street Style: Jessica Allen

When I think of Jessica “Jess” Allen, I think three things: “adventurous,” “strong,” and “loads-of-positive-energy.” Jess is worldly, courageous, and loves and adventure. The more exciting the adventure, the better for this super-stylish, […]
02.28.18

In this series about stress and its effects on your health, I’ll explain how and why the results of a frenetic pace can be downright dangerous not only to your workouts but also […]


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