How to motivate yourself to workout at home during a pandemic

Finding the time, space, equipment, and mental capacity to workout at home is tough. It’s something I struggled with in the beginning of the pandemic. Let me walk you through some steps to get back your groove with your workouts, whether you are still working out at home, or if you are back in the…

5 Easy Tips to Get Your Butt to the Gym

1) Find a workout buddy A friend who is at about your fitness level or above it can really help motivate you to 1) show up and 2) put in more effort at the gym. Gym buddies can offer accountability. If you’re having trouble waking up early enough to get to the gym before work,…

5 Crazy Tips to Trick Yourself into Going to the Gym

1) Just plug the gym address into your GPS It’s one of those days where you are just so mentally fatigued from work that all you can fathom is hopping in the car and heading straight home to zone out in front of Netflix.. But wait. You know going to the gym is a much…

Preventing Shoulder Injuries during Air Travel

Shoulder health & luggage. Chances are, you haven’t given a second thought to your shoulder health when it comes to preparing to travel. But you really should. I’ve seen too many shoulder injuries and discomfort from clients who have gone through years of business trips. Here’s why air travel is a likely culprit for many…

Find the Best Personal Trainer for You

After the conversation, you should feel relatively comfortable with the trainer and their approaches to help you reach your goals. Pat yourself on the back. You asked some great questions, and you can feel confident that your trainer has the skills and motivational drive to help you succeed.

The Perfect Balance. No, it’s a Balance of Chaos.

Hey! It’s been a long time (shouldn’t a left you, without a dope beat to step to… so here’s some Aaliyah for you). Sorry, I couldn’t resist. Anyway, I’ve been on vacation, visiting the exotic land of California, relaxing in the suburbs of Ohio, then back to the beautiful chaos of NYC. And now, here…

Muscle Recovery

How can you reduce muscle soreness and help your body recover from a tough workout? Make sure you take an all-around approach to healing your body. Some site-specific methods that are commonly used to help muscle soreness include massage, foam rolling, hot/cold temperatures, stretching, and compression garments. You can also help your whole body heal…

Muscle Soreness

A lot of people who come to me are new to strength training and working out in general. I love channeling my passion for fitness to serve as a role model and present a positive fitness experience for people. That’s the main reason I got into personal training in the first place. Strength training is…