What do personal trainers eat for lunch?

I’m back with my next post in the series on what personal trainers eat. I asked a few trainers what they devour during lunch breaks and how this meal fits into the context of their individual health goals, training styles, and schedules. Read below to get a taste of these real-life eating habits from the […]

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How do trainers work? Meet Kellie Davis

Kellie Davis is a lot of things: a personal trainer, writer, mother, entrepreneur, and overall strong woman. She co-founded the Get Glutes workout program and founded her company, Fit Thrive. Fit Thrive is a fitness hub with workout program options for women, a healthy lifestyle blog, and workout apparel. Kellie and her Fit Thrive team aren’t just […]

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How do trainers work? Meet Kyle Ohman

Kyle Ohman is a basketball trainer and the co-founder of Basketball HQ. Basketball HQ is an online headquarters that has transformed the way this sport develops skilled players and coaches. On their website, you’ll find tons of training videos and other resources from experts in the basketball training and coaching world. Many of Basketball HQ’s […]

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What do personal trainers eat for dinner?

Now, we’ve come to my final installment on what personal trainers eat! Highlighting dinnertime — that final big meal of the day — feels like the most appropriate way to close this series. I interviewed another group of personal trainers to see what they fill their dinner plates with and why they eat the way they do. […]

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How do trainers work? Meet Ken Whittier from MBSC

Since 2013, Ken Whittier has been a strength and conditioning coach with Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning (MBSC) in Massachusetts. Voted one of America’s 10 best gyms, MBSC is known for their high-quality sports performance training and their devotion to helping clients achieve other fitness goals, like weight loss. MBSC provides group-based and individual training […]

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Helpful Stretches for the Lower Back and Hips

Due to sitting all day, our back and hips get tight and weak. Most workouts focus on our back body or front body, but we rarely get into our outer hips, which are integral to feeling good and preventing injury. If our hips are strong and flexible, they allow us to lift out of our […]

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Gym Etiquette for the New-Year Newbies

With New Year’s Eve around the corner, you may have resolved to join a gym to get fit. That’s great! But, gym etiquette faux pas can leave a “newbie” like you in an embarrassing situation. Although there is nothing wrong with being new, if you can get a handle on the following code of conduct […]

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5 Holistic Health Goals for the New Year

Ahhh, there’s nothing like a fresh year on the horizon! It’s that time when you can hit the reset button and reform your lifestyle, reshape your expectations, revive your dreams, and redo your attempts at meeting goals from the previous year. When a new year begins, it’s common to join a gym, pledge to eat […]

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Impactful Stretches for the Neck and Shoulders

Strengthening an area that is tight due to weakness is essential. But when life is busy, there is no time for a massage! So try the simple stretches below, and add in a few exercises to prevent tightness from returning in the future. Neck-Releasers After a long day at the computer or a bad night’s sleep, […]

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Health Benefits of Dancing (+ Interview With Dance Artist Franki Graham)

Whether you dance as a performance artist or for recreational exercise, dancing offers several tremendous physical, mental, and emotional health benefits. Read below to learn more about these benefits, and look for a special interview with dance artist Franki Graham. Then get up out of your chair, crank up your favorite song, and dance! Health Benefits […]

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