Gail has been one of my clients for almost a year and is currently also competing on my fitness challenge team- cheer her on with me! In addition to working full time, Gail prioritizes her health and takes multiple group fitness classes, trains with me once a week and commutes to work on her bike. […]Read More Extra Miler: Gail Kocher
Half of people make them, but only 10% of people keep them. You know what I’m taking about… New Year’s resolutions. Every year, people vow to quit smoking, lose weight, spend less time working, and more resolutions similar to these. Some achieve them, but most don’t. I don’t know about you, but all of this […]Read More Making Gains (not resolutions) in 2017
One of my favorite things about Chicago is that there is always some kind of race going on. Anything from little neighborhood 5Ks to the Chicago Marathon, there are plenty to choose from. Signing up for a race is a great way to keep yourself motivated… but unfortunately not so great for the bank account! […]Read More Monster Dash 10K
I am PUMPED (get it?!) to share this challenge workout with you! Just like every other basic white girl in the world, I looove my pumpkin recipes. A few of the recipes I have made (so far) include pumpkin soup, pumpkin pasta sauce, pumpkin bread, pumpkin overnight oats, and pumpkin coffee creamer. Pumpkins are good […]Read More Pumpkin Challenge + Pumpkin Protein Recipes
BACHELORETTE FINALE IS TONIGHT! Who’s it going to be… the “former pro quarterback” or the “”former competitive swimmer?” Can you tell I’m not a fan of either? (TEAM LUKE!) Get ready for lots of drama, tears, Neil Lane diamonds, and sitting on your bum for over two hours. After sitting all day at work, the […]Read More Will you accept this workout?
It looks like a cross between a treadmill and a tank… and it’s called a Woodway. Have you seen one at your gym? Chances are if you have, you haven’t used it. It’s easy to get stuck in a routine of our normal exercise machines and not venture out to try new things. Trust me, […]Read More Goodbye Treadmill, Hello Woodway
14 days down and 7 more days to go! Maybe you’ve missed a couple days of healthy habits along the way, but let’s finish strong together! Write these down on your calendar and commit to these final healthy habits. January 15: Eat the daily recommended amount of whole grains “CARBS ARE BAD.” …or are they? […]Read More Healthy Habits: Week 3