Challenging leg workouts – hamstrings

Everyone woman wants a toned, round bum with toned legs. However, leg muscles are large and can take a while to build. Even though I love lifting heavy, especially pushing myself to squat as heavy as ...

Slim and Sassy

There are so many weight loss and fat burning products on the market that it is hard to know which ones are the best. Unfortunately, a lotĀ of the products available are more harmful to the body than ...

5 ways to get motivated and stay that way

A question I’ve been asked a lot in the last number of months is what motivates me. I’ve had to really think about that question and have had to break down what it is for me. Here are the ...

Four reasons I eat a whole food, plant-based diet

One of the questions I’m asked on a regular basis is why I don’t eat meat. It seems to be a curiousity for a lot of people so I have decided to share my reasons for eating a wholefoods pla...

Photos with Steven Stiefel

All photos taken by www.stevenstiefel.com I had the pleasure of posing and working with Steven Stiefel this past Monday, 20 July 2015. It was fun to be challenged to get outside of my comfort zone and...

Adjustments, additions and abs

At the beginning of this week, after talking to my trainer, I decided not to compete in August but rather to wait until November. It was like a huge weight lifted off my shoulders, no pun intended. I ...

The 500 Rep Workout

Courtesy of Brandi Vatt, CPT-ACSM 100 squat on stairs 50 lunge backwards cable row 50 Superman cable chest fly 50 cable bicep curls 50 overhead tricep extensions with 100 walking lunges 50 side v-ups ...

Quinoa kale salad

Quinoa is a great way to add protein to a diet. I recently added this recipe to my quick salad recipes....

Circuit 2

Courtesy from Brandi Vatt, CPT-ACSM Inverted Row with feet on step x15 Dips on bar with feet on step x15   TRX pushup to knee tuck x15 Single leg TRX lunge hop x15   Plank side shoulder rais...