Confessions of a Fitness Professional Behind the smile and motivational cues, lies a trainer who is fed up with your you-know-what. Chapter Three: Can I Get Water? Day One (Ten minutes into the class). Client: Can I get water? Me: Sure. (Client walks to water fountain. No one else stops for water. I continue with … Continue reading Can I Get Water?
Valentine's Day was last week, but no, this post is not about love, heart break, or emotions. February is American Heart Month so let's talk cardiac muscle and leave the lovey dovey stuff for another time! Heart Rate The hardest working muscle in the body is said to be the heart. Heart rate is the … Continue reading Protect Your Heart
Goodbye! Dear FIU Family, I've had great times at Florida International University - Wellness and Recreation Center. I'm so proud of the community of dedicated patrons who have made my PantherFit classes enjoyable and memorable, and my personal clients who I've built close relationships with and watched develop. I love you guys and I am … Continue reading News for U
If every year you make a resolution that you never fulfill, I challenge you to skip the resolution this year. Yes, that's right - no New Year's Resolution! Skip the "I'm going to lose ten pounds", "I'm going to give up ice cream", "I'm going to run everyday!" While these resolutions may sound positive, they … Continue reading Skip the Resolution!
You may be thinking... Christmas is two days away, and you're either flying out or your family is flying in. There is still a lot that needs to be taken care of and, perhaps, even more that needs to be done afterward. Who has time for fitness now?! It's easier to stay fit around the … Continue reading Holiday Fit Tips
I remember doing some online shopping for workout clothes a couple of years ago and came across an advertisement for the New Adidas Ultraboost. The unique curves of the shoe caught my eye as the model in the video demonstrated the "responsive midsole cushioning". He shifted his weight from one foot to the next and … Continue reading Adidas Ultraboost Review
I fell a little behind on my kickboxing posts. I did, however, get a little more creative with the video for this one, which (hopefully) makes up for the wait! Without further adieu, here is... Combo 3 of Summer Meltdown Triple Step Forward, Back Kick Triple Step Backward, Front Knee Repeater Back Kick to Front … Continue reading Be Right There | Cardio Kickboxing
C'mon! C'mon! Turn the radio on and try this cardio kickboxing routine! Combo 2 of Summer Meltdown! Jab, Cross, Double Jab High Blocks and Low Blocks Squats with Speed Bag Pop Squats Subscribe to my blog. | Follow me on the gram. | Write to me.
Combo 1 of Summer Meltdown Does lightning strike every time she moves, or are her kicks just lightning fast? Jumping Jacks Jab, Cross, Jab Knee to Side Push-kick Subscribe to my blog. | Follow me on the gram. | Write to me.
Drums please! Ahhhhhhhyeeeeaaaahh!!! My favorite season is finally here! To kick-off the summer, I'll be sharing some of my cardio kickboxing routines. Look out for a new combo each week! Have a great summer! Subscribe to my blog. | Follow me on the gram. | Write to me.