Fitness

5 ways you might be talking yourself out a healthier lifestyle - my Savage take

5 ways you might be talking yourself out a healthier lifestyle - my Savage take

As a health coach and personal trainer, I hear a LOT of excuses. And that’s fine! People always apologize for having an excuse but I see my job as that of someone who is there to hear you out and help you puzzle through it so we can find a solution that FEELS good.

Your Workouts MayBe Doing More Harm Than Good!

Your Workouts MayBe Doing More Harm Than Good!

As I’ve now been working with clients for over a decade to help them achieve their goals, I have come to see a lot of ways people are sabotaging their healthy living efforts through their approach to working out. I can tell within minutes of meeting a new client if they will be successful or if they will get stuck trying to climb over the barrier their attitude toward workouts has created for them.

What are S.Well Points?

What are S.Well Points?

S.WELL POINTS are a way to track all the little ways you can make a difference in your health every day. These are to remind you that healthy living doesn’t have to be a huge adjustment or major change to your lifestyle. There are plenty of ways you can have a healthy day even if you have an ice cream cone or skip your workout! Learn more about them and download the app here!

Savage Tips for a Savage Race Training (Walking or Running!)

Savage Tips for a Savage Race Training (Walking or Running!)

Whether you are a runner or just looking to get more active, signing up for a race is a great way to kickstart a more active lifestyle. Giving yourself a goal and something to focus your efforts toward gives a ton of extra accountability and inspiration to your fitness routine.

If you're not a runner and have no desire to become one, many races love to have walkers but even then, there is often a minimum mile pace around 15min/mi which means you need to step up your stepping and make even your walking movement as efficient as possible.

Abs - why do we need them and how do we get them + Bonus workout

Abs - why do we need them and how do we get them + Bonus workout

ABS! We all want them to look awesome. But how do we do that? What are they actually for? Are abs really made in the kitchen? Are the 100 crunches a day that you are doing helping? Could you actually be hurting yourself by working on them? All your questions answered here plus a BONUS ab blasting workout attached!

So What the Heck is Diastasis Recti and How do I Know if I Have It?

So What the Heck is Diastasis Recti and How do I Know if I Have It?

Let's talk about Diastasis Recti:

Diastasis Recti is a pretty common condition that can occur during pregnancy, after birth, or can even be caused by rapid weight gain or a large amount of visceral fat. The right and left sides of the Rectus Abdominis (what you know as your abs) muscle spread apart at the body’s midline causing a gap of 2 or more finger widths apart. This interrupts the integrity of the abdominal muscles.  

My Top Peninsula Running Routes

My Top Peninsula Running Routes

Learn more about some of my favorite trails and loops on the peninsula! I include tips about the terrain and how best to utilize the running route!