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
"I've lost 10 pounds, but I can't lose anymore weight", "I want to workout, but I have a bad back", "I lift heavy, but I'm not getting any bigger", are some typical issues patrons share with me. When I give them some suggestions, all too often, not only do they disregard my advice, they come … Continue reading Don’t Be That Guy (or Girl)
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!
Don't live in the past, they say. Forgive and forget. But how? After all, we are primitively biased. Suppose you were a small hare in the wild and for two days in row, when the grass rustled, a big lion would appear moments later, which left you running for dear life. On the third day, you hear the grass … Continue reading Once Bitten, Twice Shy
Happy New Year! In no particular order, I've listed 17 fit tips to help bring in a healthy, prosperous new year! Happy reading and don't be afraid to ask me any questions or leave a comment below. Cross train to see best results! If you're a runner, add a couple days of weight training to your … Continue reading 17 Tips for a Fit 2017
It's unfortunate that there are people in this world who thrive on putting others down. The better you become, the more haters you attract. These people constantly criticize others and often fail to take their own advice. Now-a-days, with social media, it's convenient for people to say whatever they please as they hide behind a computer. While the first … Continue reading A Response to Cyberbullying
As a Miami native, I can tell you that if school didn't start around the beginning of Fall, I would think that summer ran all the way up until Christmas! Tropical weather or not, it's time to get on board and try my Fall-inspired workout, Fall Into Action. Where do you live and how do you … Continue reading Fall in Florida
Oh how I wish I could afford to be lazy. JK! Rich or poor, exercise rewards you with benefits that "the knife" can't, such as a firm/toned physique, more energy, better circulation, release of stress, increase in physical performance, and good overall health! So let's be sure we get that Saturday morning workout in! If you … Continue reading The Poor Man’s Plastic Surgery
If only it was!!! 😉 Between exercising and eating healthy, which do you find more difficult?