How do I choose a personal trainer?

You’ve joined a gym, you’ve kept your promise to yourself to make your health a priority, yet you find yourself getting bored with doing 45 minutes on the elliptical 4 times per week. You’ve seen the selectorized equipment and the cables and have even ventured into the free weight area, only to feel overwhelmed and […]

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Should I workout if I’m feeling ill?

That is a loaded question! I do not claim to be an MD in any way, but I do sometimes have clients who’ll ask me about this. I certainly feel it is up to the person feeling ill (as opposed to me!) to decide whether or not to skip a training session, but I can […]

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My Book!!

Even though it’s past mid-January, I realized I’d not shared one of my New Year’s Goals with you: I’m writing a book! Since many clients (and friends and fam, actually) often ask similar questions about nutrition and exercise, I thought it would be fitting to put it all together in the form of a simple, […]

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The AVALON 50 Mile Run Was Awesome!

Chris and I took the ferry to Catalina on Friday, registered and had a few hours to relax before heading out for the usual pre-race meal (for me, as always before a race, I had the mandatory baked potato along with some grilled chicken breast and veg…simple but fool proof after years of experimenting!) Despite […]

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Wish Me Luck On My First 50

As I run my first ultra… so far, I’ve focused all my endurance training on Ironman, but, under the influence of Chris, my dear husband, I’ve become engaged with the idea of doing an ultra. In fact, not just an ultra, but a 100 mile. NOT YET! But I did say out loud, quite a […]

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Exercise should be enjoyable!

After all, as human-animals, we are made to move! Many people find themselves in a rut with regard to fitness. They’ve somehow decided that exercise HAS to mean going to the gym and spending 45 minutes on the elliptical trainer, where they feel bored and disengaged and finally quit. While the elliptical trainer, or the […]

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