Category Archives: Getting Fit

4 big mistakes people make that kill their results

4+ Big Mistakes You're MakingThat are Killing Your Results

You’re hitting the gym consistently. You’re eating a healthy diet. But still — you’re stuck. Why can’t you break through to the results you know you are thisclose to achieving? It’s so frustrating! Sometimes despite our best intentions, we make workout mistakes that hamper our results. We all do it at one time or another — […]

Trick the Halloween treats with this candy-crushing workout

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Trainers always say you can’t out train a bad diet — or even a trick-or-treat sugar binge — but I do love a good holiday-themed workout so here’s a Halloween workout for you! This workout is designed to spice up a machine (treadmill/elliptical/bike) cardio session but if you don’t have access to a cardio machine, […]

A peek into why Peak Week has me feeling verklempt

Here are some very tan members of Team Maximus/BBAC (and one very pale coach) at a 2014 competition in Westbrook

Sometimes when I see my bikini/figure/bodybuilding clients enter the final week before their shows — “peak week” — it’s all can do not to start blubbering. Maybe it’s partially out of empathy because I know what they are going through: the workouts, the diet, the nerves, the waxing and the tanning. Kidding! (Well, kinda.) It’s […]