Lunge Matrix

  The Lunge Matrix was originally developed by physical therapist Gary Gray, to develop strength and flexibility.  We are used to lunging forwards and backwards, but most people don’t utilize the curtsy and the lateral lunge. Using our bodies in every plane of motion is the key to injury prevention and optimum strength. And the […]

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Does HIIT burn more calories?

High Intensity Interval Training, is one of my all time favorite methods of exercise. Long steady state cardio gets boring for me, and slow resistant training does too. But I think incorporating all three into your week is the best case scenario for everyone. HIIT- Repeated bouts of intense exercise, with short periods of recovery. […]

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When to eat to lose weight.

It’s a common question, with no definitive answer. Chrono-nutrition. Circadian Clock. Two terms I came across while researching this frequently asked question. When I competed in body building competitions, everyone was on the eat-every-two-hours diet. Small portions, a lot of proteins and vegetables and calories counted to fit your needs. It definitely worked, I ate a lot […]

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Make your Glute MINImus a glute MAXimus.

We all want a sweet booty, but there is more reason to work the lower half than you think. The largest muscle on our body is the gluteus maximus, and when we lift heavy weight and or stress that muscle the body essentially is adapting and rebuilding a stronger muscle. In order for your body […]

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Whole Grain Pasta got me like

People hear pasta and they think, too many calories. Ditto. But we need carbohydrates to fuel our bodies, whole grain pasta is full of fiber and actually has a bit of protein in it too. Great meal after leg day. I made this last night and it was delish. I used the brand Organics . […]

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Redefining your Core

Let’s just start with the basics. The foundation of your body is what we call the “core”.  People often assume this is just your abs. No siree. Your back muscles, abs and even your glutes make up this connective chain to your upper and lower extremities. Having chiseled abs, does not mean that you have a […]

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