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I'm too old for this!

I’m too old for this!

“I’m too old for this! What if I get knocked out? I have to go to work the next day”. These were the first thoughts that entered my head once the bell went off for my first kickboxing match after a 21 year hiatus. Training in martial arts has been off and on over the […]


My [Love/Hate] Relationship with Challenges…

My [Love/Hate] Relationship with Challenges…

We’ve had several inquiries about our next challenge. I wasn’t planning on offering one. I have a love/hate relationship with challenges. However, I gave it some consideration and have decided to offer a Spring 6 Week Challenge in April. We’ve been offering challenges for the last 8 years out of the 10+ years we’ve been […]


How to Get More Done Each Day

How to Get More Done Each Day

How is it that some accomplish more each day? We all have 24 hours in a day. Yet there are those who get more done. Sure, you could cut down on your sleep to have more time. However, how efficient will you be if you’re functioning off 5 hours a day of sleep? Yes, it’s […]


"If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got."

“If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.”

Earlier this month, I traveled to California to meet with my fitness business coaches and other successful fitness business owners in North America. We meet every quarter to strategize, share what’s working, and to solve our current challenges in our businesses. We call these mastermind meetings. With each mastermind meeting, we create action steps to […]


Should I do a detox?

Should I do a detox?

I’ve been getting quite a few emails about various diets and what I think of them. Should I do keto? Should I do intermittent fasting? Should I do a detox?  Should I do a challenge? Here’s the answer: all of them work if you’re on the ‘diet’ lifelong! The problem is a ‘diet’ like a […]


Four Common Weight training Myths

Four Common Weight training Myths

Last weekend, our Head Trainer Francis, hosted our Weight Training Workshop. The workshop covered the importance of sets, reps, and tempo. Francis also debunked common fitness myths! I wanted to share with you four common myths with weight training. Myth #1-High reps will make you ‘toned’. FACT-High reps train type 1-slow twitch muscle fibers. Marathon […]


How Cardio Can Make You Fat

How Cardio Can Make You Fat

I had a few people email to ask questions on my recent posts on the drawbacks of cardio. “I thought cardio was the best way to lose weight.” Short Answer: Helps with weight loss but is not the best way to lose weight. “How does cardio make you fat?” Short Answer: Too much cardio can […]




There’s something we need to talk about....

There’s something we need to talk about….

There’s something we need to talk about… It’s been bothering me…. The other day, I was working out at the local gym and overheard a conversation. Yes, I work out at my studios, but also workout at the local big box gym to take a break from work. 😊 There’s a common conversation that happens […]