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Good Holiday Recipe-Blackberry Chicken

Blackberry Chicken This recipe makes a wonderfully healthy family meal. Use organic berries and chicken to get the most from your meal nutritionally and flavor-wise. Serve your chicken on a bed of steamed veggies or on a dark leafy green salad. Servings: 4 For the Chicken: 1.5 pounds organic, skinless, boneless chicken tenders 1 cup … Continue reading Good Holiday Recipe-Blackberry Chicken

How To Fight Cravings to “Bad” Foods

Sign up with us to your right to receive my Newsletter every Monday!!! You wake up each morning with every intention of eating “good” today. You’ll skip the drive thru line on your way to work. You’ll refuse to get fast food with co-workers at lunch. You’ll boycott the vending machine in the mid-afternoon. And … Continue reading How To Fight Cravings to “Bad” Foods

Join our Training Camp! November 8th, 2015!!! ~With Kayce Gorman and Gigi Cardella

****STAY FIT FOR THE FALL!!!**** COME JOIN US AT THE STADIUM FOR SOME SUNDAY FUNDAY BOOTCAMP AND FOOD FUN!!!! WHEN: Sunday, November 8th @ 8:00 AM-9:30 AM WHERE: Saguaro High School Stadium-McDonald and Hayden Rd WHAT: 1 hour bootcamp including: stadiums, plyometrics, core training, upper body arm toning drills, and more!!! Led by: Fitness Coach … Continue reading Join our Training Camp! November 8th, 2015!!! ~With Kayce Gorman and Gigi Cardella

Creative Cardio

Cardio training is something that some love and some absolutely do not. Everyone has a perception of what “cardio” entails, but there are so many creative ways of making it fun and productive at the same time!! Basically, as long as you are allowing your heart rate to increase and decrease and challenging yourself at … Continue reading Creative Cardio

Alcohol

There are 7 calories per gram of alcohol.  That is only 2 calories less than per gram of fat!!  When you consume alcohol, you also will tend to crave more saltier fattier foods which can result in derailing your normal or healthy eating regimen.  Alcohol can cause you to lose a significant amount of water … Continue reading Alcohol

Body Fat Percentage

A common question I get is “what is a good body fat percentage to be at?” or “What does my body fat percentage need to be when I compete in a show?” It is hard for a woman to reach dangerous levels of body fat because the female body produces hormones such as estrogen that … Continue reading Body Fat Percentage

Drop Sets

One way to switch up your regular weight training routine would be to incorporate “Drop Sets” into your exercises. This means splitting up your repetitions as follows:   For example: Bicep Curls: Perform 8-10 reps at a heavy weight and slow momentum Then, Perform 12-15 reps fast pace at a lighter weight as fast as … Continue reading Drop Sets

Maintenance Routine

After Completing a fitness goal such as a wedding or competition it can be a mental challenge to keep that mindset going to prevent yourself from going backwards. I provide myself and clients with maintenance nutrition and workout plans to follow and maintain momentum in a fitness routine. The biggest piece of advice I can … Continue reading Maintenance Routine