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

Recipes

Eggplant Rollatini

Looking for the taste of lasagna without the calories?  Check out this Eggplant Rollatini that can be made either as a roll or in a baking dish like lasagna. Eggplant Rollatini Ingredients 3 medium sized eggplants Ricotta cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella Olive Oil for drizzling 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2… Continue reading Eggplant Rollatini

Healthy & Happy Life

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

Are you sabotaging your workout?  Here are 6 common mistakes people make that reduce the effectiveness of their workout. ​ 1. BAD FORM We all know this but proper form during your workouts is crucial.  Proper form and posture will give you the most benefit of your workout and reduce your risk of injury.  It's important… Continue reading 6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts

Fitness Training

8 Week Prep & Rep Scheme

It's PREP TIME! New year, new prep!  I've decided I wanted to get some serious GAINZ this year and get back on stage.  With that comes more intentional workouts, more intentional weights, and being mindful of how my body is feeling. I'll be doing a total of 4 months of prep but the first 8… Continue reading 8 Week Prep & Rep Scheme

Recipes

Egg-less Muffins

Okay, don't tell coach this but this weekend I had a MAJOR sweet tooth craving but I had NOTHING in the house.  During prep I rarely even have eggs or milk in the house.  Just egg whites, protein, and water.  I keep it that way for this EXACT reason. So I was googling what I… Continue reading Egg-less Muffins

Fitness Training

Beginner Workout for 2019 Resolutions

It's finally a NEW year which means TONS of beginners at the gym. Not sure where to start?  If it's possible I recommend taking a total body sculpting class to get the general movements down.  A class at Sweat City Fitness offers a total body circuit training class and is the perfect type of class to look… Continue reading Beginner Workout for 2019 Resolutions

Healthy & Happy Life

The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 1

Going out for a run really isn't just going out for a run.  What I mean is, there are so many other things involved in running.  In gym class, the PE teacher would just say "give me a lap" or coach would make you run for conditioning. Nothing wrong with that but have you actually… Continue reading The Truth About Running: The Good, Bad, & Ugly Part 1