What I eat in a day and how I stay active (including my workout)

What I eat in a day and how I stay active (including my workout)

To tell you what I eat in a day - specifically while following this shelter-in-place order here in Chicago, I’ll follow the same request I ask of all my clients. It usually sounds something like this.  “Before we start, I’d like to know how you’re eating right now....
How to Get Rid of Your Love Handles Once and For All

How to Get Rid of Your Love Handles Once and For All

You know what I use to make sure my body isn't drifting into unhealthy territory? A tape measure. And I don't use it that frequently...maybe a few times a year. I don't want to talk about thighs, butts, arms or backs today. Right now, I want to focus on love handles....
The Best and Worst Post-Workout Food

The Best and Worst Post-Workout Food

Helping people understand what they should and should not eat not just before a workout, but after, has long since been a favorite point of discussion with my clients. The truth is, what you eat after a yoga class is completely different from what someone should eat...
5 Ways to Lose Belly Fat Without Ever Leaving the House

5 Ways to Lose Belly Fat Without Ever Leaving the House

No matter where you live in the world, you’re not immune to gaining weight - especially as you age. More often than not, the weight you gain gets stored through your midsection. I want to tell you about 5 ways you can lose belly fat...easily.  It’s not as difficult as...
20 Healthy Things to Do When You’re Bored at Home

20 Healthy Things to Do When You’re Bored at Home

This holding pattern we're in is certainly difficult, but it doesn't have to be impossible. Every single thing you do to take care of yourself will pay back with dividends in the future. A few things we can do to maintain or even improve our wellbeing... Get up and...
5 Ways to Do Your Own Fitness Test

5 Ways to Do Your Own Fitness Test

If you want to get into better shape or just get some sort of a baseline when it comes to your cardiovascular health or strength, it helps to do a fitness test of some sort. You absolutely do not need to hire a personal trainer to know where you're starting from, or...