How Pilates Changed My Core Strength Game

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I joke with my personal training clients and Pilates class participants weekly about how I’m going to write a book titled “I Did a Zillion Sit-ups And All I Got Was a Sore Neck”. Have you ever felt that way? If so, you are not alone. Let’s face it…deep core muscles and the rectus abdominous (“6-pack muscles”) are lazy and … Read More

Developing Personalized Fitness Plans

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As a personal trainer and gym owner, I’m asked constantly to describe my fitness philosophy. It seems like folks are looking for a magical solution. “Maybe this girl has the answers for me!!” I hate to break it to you. I don’t have any magic solutions. What I DO know is that to be “fit” one must find their balance. … Read More

Tools to Improve Nutrition for Weight Loss

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When I ask my clients to begin keeping a journal of their food intake, with an app such as MyFitnessPal, I often receive some sort of push-back. Rolling eyes, sighing, etc. I understand, it’s not my favorite use of time as keeping a journal of food-intake can indeed be time-consuming and bothersome. I also believe that doing it constantly can … Read More

Yoga in Kansas City: Why Start Now?

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Yogaphobia: The fear of attending a Yoga class based on the misconception that other class participants will judge you should you appear to be inexperienced. For starters, Yoga practitioners are some of the most open minded, easy to get along with folks in the fitness industry. If we have to be worried that Yogis, of all people, are judging us … Read More