At your local gym, down the hall from the cycling studio and a few steps from the treadmills, is a place many women have heard of but never ventured. The weight room. Women have been avoiding this place for decades, instead choosing the comfort of cardioequipment, out of fear they will end up … Read more about Girl Power
Hello. My name is Melanie and I'm an addict. I'm addicted to my Fitbit. How many steps did I take today? What is my average for the week? How do I compare to all my "friends?" Which clients are getting a lot of steps? Which clients are not? How did I sleep last night? For an OCD analytic … Read more about Is Your FitBit Accurate? Here’s Why It Doesn’t Matter
Summers in the south can be punishingly hot, and on this particular August day the heat index in Louisville reached more than 100 degrees. Grandview Heights advertising rep Bryan McMahan was one of thousands of participants braving the extreme conditions, hoping to earn the title “Ironman.” But … Read more about Life of an Ironman Athlete
This is your year, you tell yourself. You’re going to start working out and eating right. Get in shape. Finally run that marathon. All of these are admirable goals. Unfortunately, the odds are very much against you. Statistically, the majority of people who set weight-loss goals fail. There are … Read more about What’s Stopping You?
A delicious slow cooker recipe that is heavy on the protein and light on the carbs. This chili recipe substitutes portobello mushrooms for beans, making it easier to digest and won't leave you feeling bloated afterwards. Simply brown the meat, add the remaining ingredients and let the slow cooker do … Read more about 3 Meat Chili
Looking at side-by-side photos of Heather before and after her weight loss, it's hard to believe this is even the same person. But her story is about so much more than a physical transformation. When Heather first came to me, she had already lost 100 pounds! That's inspiring on its own, but … Read more about Heather’s Journey
Today's Client Spotlight is very special to me, because it showcases a full year's transformation that goes well beyond weight loss. Courtney and I met a year ago this month. I still vividly remember when she walked in for Fit Camp the first time. She was super sweet and friendly, but a little … Read more about Courtney’s Journey
I didn’t wake up one day with abs. I was not someone who “always worked out.” Healthy eating was not something I did until I was well into my 20s. For most of the first 25 years of my life I told people “I don’t eat fruits or vegetables.” So .. how did I get here? It has been a long journey. It has … Read more about My Journey