Four Diet & Exercise Myths

Four Diet & Exercise Myths

1. Fat Free is Always Better Not necessarily true! Fat is an important component of our daily diet. Your body is a clever machine. Ultimately, your body will begin to store fat on its own if you don't give it what it needs from food. Eating healthy fats, including...
No Excuses Workout #11

No Excuses Workout #11

It's been a while since I posted a workout. Here is a good one that really hones in on shoulders and legs, particularly the quadriceps, while focusing on endurance. Most of my workouts will have running as the default cardio exercise, but really, any cardio will...
3 Important Muscles to Always Keep Strong

3 Important Muscles to Always Keep Strong

I posted this article last summer. I'm re-posting as it's always a good idea to remember the *key* muscles that are important to our mobility and injury prevention. When it comes to fitness, there isn’t necessarily one mode of exercise that is better than another. If...
Comfortably Uncomfortable – Raise Your Body’s Bar

Comfortably Uncomfortable – Raise Your Body’s Bar

When you work out, how hard do you push yourself? Whether you’re going for a run, practicing yoga, or lifting weights – if you constantly exercise at the same level with no real effort that raises the bar a little higher, you’re cheating yourself out of potential...
No Excuses Workout #10

No Excuses Workout #10

I've gotten a little feedback on the workouts I've posted over the last couple months. One of the most frequent comments I've heard is,  "Traci, have you actually done these?" Yes, I have...however, they have run a weeee-bit too long, and have also been pretty...
3 Postpartum Exercises Your Body Will Love

3 Postpartum Exercises Your Body Will Love

The struggle to lose weight after having a baby affects women from all walks of life.  A lot of factors play into just how fast your body will regain some semblance of what you looked like before getting pregnant. Factors that affect how fast you "snap back"...