MYTH: If I want toned abs, I should do ab exercises ?

TRUTH: Nope! You CAN’T spot-burn fat from your body (any body part). Focusing on one muscle group vs. another does not melt fat from that area…abs to buns to biceps.  You need a steady plan for your entire body to achieve your goals.   If you start going back to the gym (or where ever[…]

5 Moves to Flatten Your Stomach

Everyone has abs but you do need to exercise to keep them in shape.  Abdominals also help support your back (of which you also need to exercise your back as well 🙂 )  Also, keep in mind Abs are made in the kitchen.  What’s that mean?  You have to eat healthy and in the right portions[…]

Why Am I Gaining Weight Instead of Losing??

Why am I gaining weight?? I keep getting this question right around the week 2 or week 3 mark. So did some digging to see what kind of information I could find. Low and behold I found a great post by Chalene Johnson, creator of TurboJam, TurboFire, ChaLEAN Extreme and many other fitness programs. Chalene[…]

PiYo: Low Impact – High Intensity Fitness

Chalene Johnson’s PIYO: Low Impact High Intensity Fitness Truthfully, how many of you do not LOVE exercise?  Sure, maybe you love how you feel when you’re done, but generally, exercise really HURTS your body and exacerbates aches and pains and then you don’t look forward to it. When you start, you just want to get it[…]

Can you get by on just 1200-1400 Calories in one day?

This is why so many people can’t get by on 1200-1400 calories in one day…because of eating the wrong calories. One meal can equal all the calories your body needs in a day.  Then, you get hungry because that junk food burns off and your body needs fuel. Not only is highly processed, packaged foods[…]

Transformation Tuesday: Another Success Story!

In honor of #TransformationTuesday, I just have to share another success story  http://www.teambeachbody.com/teambeachbodyblog/success-stories/program-fabulous Not just weight loss, but winning some $$ for getting healthy and fit. You can pick anything that works for you…just be sure your exercise is effective and efficient. Otherwise, you will get frustrated and possibly give in and give up. You[…]

How do you start your day?

I don’t know about you but being a busy mom with 2 boys can make for stressful mornings.  If I start my day right, there is less stress in the morning and throughout my day. What do you do in the morning that gets you started the right way?  Do you have a morning ritual?[…]

MYTH: If I want toned abs, I should do ab exercises!

     TRUTH: Nope! You CAN’T spot-burn fat from your body (any body part). Focusing on one muscle group vs. another does not melt fat from that area…abs to buns to biceps.  You need a steady plan for your entire body to achieve your goals. If you start going back to the gym (or where[…]