Size Really Does Matter…..

When it comes to weight resistance training, the amount of weight you use in combination with your form are the two key ingredients to success or complete failure.  So why are these two things so important?   Injury prevention is at the top of my list when I talk to my fitness classes about these two key ingredients.  As an instructor, I would tell you I would rather see you lift less weight and have correct form instead of...

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Whole Food Smoothie Recipes

Like many of you, I am a mom on the go.  I also teach group fitness classes and am now growing the latest addition of our family (baby Hanquist number two due in March 2016!!!!).  With that being said, FOOD is constantly on my mind, or should I say, on baby’s mind!!!  I struggle with feeling nauseated all day, but if I keep my belly happy with clean or whole foods and don’t allow myself to get too hungry or dehydrated, it’s totally...

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The Best Kept Secret to Fueling Your Greatest Workout Ever
Oct13

The Best Kept Secret to Fueling Your Greatest Workout Ever

Whole Foods!  Fruits, vegetables and whole grains!  BOOM!  Drop the microphone and walk off stage.   Okay, so maybe some of you mamas still aren’t convinced.  You are busy doing the important mom stuff!  Supplements are easy, convenient, and promise to do so many miraculous things to us and for us! There is a multimillion dollar industry out there that has done everything to convince us that we need a pre-workout drink, during...

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Try This: Mini Veggie Pizzas
Sep25

Try This: Mini Veggie Pizzas

School is back in session and moms are on a mission to find meals that are healthy, delicious, quick to make and kid approved!  What better way to make a kid approved meal then to put together two fabulous meals, pizza and vegetables!  This recipe comes from digging through the fridge and picking from the garden.  Your kids will love making their own mini veggie pizzas.   Ingredients from the garden:   Toppings: Green...

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Why Am I Coming Here Again ?!
Sep12

Why Am I Coming Here Again ?!

Somewhere in the midst of getting the ten million things done in a day that you need to do, you need to sneak a workout out.  You might be thinking I need to go to the store.  I need to pick up dry cleaning.  I need to take my kids to their ten different extracurricular activities and sports practices.  I need to do the dishes.  I need to do the laundry.   But then you get to the gym and you think about how you need to get home...

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