FIVE STEPS to Perfect Your Push-up From Anywhere

One of the most common goals I see with my clients that are beginners to strength training is mastering the push-up. Getting a full, on the toes push-up can feel impossible when you’re just starting. It can feel especially out of reach for women that are new to resistance training, and the option to “just… Continue reading FIVE STEPS to Perfect Your Push-up From Anywhere

Eating Intuitively – How I Do It, and How Covid-19 Has Played a Role

I’ve been in eating disorder recovery since 2015, and over the past 3 years, I’ve been actively working towards eating intuitively - giving up all diet plans, calorie counting and food measuring to instead just eat when I’m hungry and stop when I’m full. I tend to call it “eating like a normal person” and… Continue reading Eating Intuitively – How I Do It, and How Covid-19 Has Played a Role

Create Your Own Home Strength Workout with this Template

There is no shortage of home workout options on the internet right now. And while it can be comforting to turn on a video and let someone else tell you what to do and how to do it, there’s a lot of utility in being able to put together your own well-balanced workouts customized to… Continue reading Create Your Own Home Strength Workout with this Template

Self-Isolation & Self-Reliance

Much of the world is deep into self-isolation right now. Personally, I’m on day twenty-three (not that I’m counting every minute or anything).  When my shelter-in-place started, I was anxious about it but couldn’t really articulate why. I already spend a lot of time on my own (work from home, live alone), so self-isolation wouldn’t… Continue reading Self-Isolation & Self-Reliance

Mitigating Training Stress: Working-out vs Working-in

Now is a particularly interesting time to be writing about training stress. Many, if not most, of us don’t currently have access to a training facility. And many, if not most, of us probably feel MORE stress due to this temporary lack of access. I’m going to challenge you to use some the the suggestions… Continue reading Mitigating Training Stress: Working-out vs Working-in

Finding Routine and Small Joys in Quarantine Life

Here’s a post I’d never anticipated writing: what to do when you voluntarily self-quarantine during a global pandemic. First, for those that may not be totally bought in on the gravity of this situation: The best article I've found on Flattening the Curve. So if you aren't already choosing to stay home in all but… Continue reading Finding Routine and Small Joys in Quarantine Life