Monthly Archives: June 2013


Detox . . . No, thank you!

“Have you ever tried a detox diet or cleanse?”… I seem to be asked this question more and more these days. As a trainer, my first thought is usually, ‘I’m not a doctor or nutritionist, so who am I to tell my client whether or not to try a detox or cleanse’. I’m always honest

Avoiding a Summer Slump

After months of hard work and diligence, the season we’ve all been preparing for is finally here…SUMMER!! The season of sun, sand, swimsuits, and tank tops has finally graced us with its presence. Although we have put in hours of hard work in the gym to prepare for this time, it seems that the summer

We’ve got your back!

One of the more common comments we get as trainers has to do with back pain. "My back is tight today", "I worked in the yard and my low back hurts", "I think I have a bad mattress"...sound familiar? Often, weak abdominal muscles are the root of the problem. Good can do something about

The Joys of being Gluten and Dairy Free!

Okay, so that title is a bit of sarcasm. I have been gluten free for about three years now and dairy free for about one year and it has not been all that fun or full of joy. Going gluten and dairy free was a choice I made due to an auto-immune disease that I