Fitness Training

How To Maintain Your Fitness With An Injury

Great news!  Studies have shown that you can maintain your fitness level even if you need to change or cut back on exercise for several months.  Changing your workouts or cutting back because of an injury doesn't mean you can't work out altogether.    We always suggest you listen to your body and don't ignore… Continue reading How To Maintain Your Fitness With An Injury

Fitness Training

Planes of Motion 101

This past weekend was a busy one!  I got my first official sports massage and lifted my heaviest on the bench!  Woohoo! Between having a great lift and getting my muscles stretched, tweaked, and massaged it got me thinking about the way we move and the human bodies mobility.  It's so incredibly important to stretch… Continue reading Planes of Motion 101

Fitness Training, Weight Loss & Nutrition

Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

The post-workout period is often considered to be the most critical part of nutrient timing. Just how much refueling is needed immediately post-workout and what makes or breaks your results? The anabolic window (also known as the metabolic window) is a strength training term (aka the BROcabulary) for the 30-minutes (give or take) period after exercise. … Continue reading Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

Bikini Competition, Fitness Training

Building A Better Booty

Baby Got Back! We like big butts and we can not lie...or maybe we just really want a nice toned rear?! Who doesn't want BUNS OF STEELE?  Our society has been obsessed with building a better booty and having a booty!  Take J.LO for an example, or all of the Kardashians, they are all known… Continue reading Building A Better Booty

Fitness Training

Tower Running: A Vertical Rush

Have you tried tower running or tower climbing?  I have and I'm in love. Tower running is a sport where you run up tall man-made structures.  All of the climbs I've done have been to raise money for the American Lung Association (ALA).  I climb with the ALA because of personal reasons and I believe… Continue reading Tower Running: A Vertical Rush

Fitness Training, Healthy & Happy Life

Fitness As You Age: Building A Balanced Exercise Plan

In order to age with the most mobility, independence, self-confidence, and reduced risk of disease you'll need to focus on these 4 areas. These are the foundation to your workout program and with the proper exercise in each, you'll feel stronger, healthier, and happier! Balance   Maintain the ability to stand and be stable.  Creating… Continue reading Fitness As You Age: Building A Balanced Exercise Plan

Fitness Training

HIIT vs. Steady-State

Living in Los Angeles we have a few options of how we navigate our way home after work.  Our number one goal is to get home faster.  We Either add more miles to our trip to avoid traffic jams on the freeway or we take the shortest way home which is the most direct route even… Continue reading HIIT vs. Steady-State