Adding Strength to Your H.I.I.T. Workouts

I get it… Not everyone loves strength training. It makes a certain amount of sense since there is plenty of chatter about using lighter weights to tone the muscles. Now, trust me… I’m not mocking what other people say, that’s there prerogative. Here’s the deal from my perspective though. Strength training assists us with burning […]

LifeStyle Program

LifeStyle Program

  LifeStyle Program   There is so much noise in the world about what to do for nutrition and exercise. Even as a fitness professional I’ve occasionally been caught up with it. After careful analysis I’ve also delivered some of the more sound options, in short durations, because I know clients are curious about it. […]

What Are You Looking To Achieve?

What exactly are you looking to achieve this year as it relates to your health and fitness? Have you decided you want to lose 15 pounds or stop eating processed foods or maybe even deadlift your own bodyweight or more. Regardless… Any of the options I listed or any you have in your heart, all […]

Yummy Winter Goodness, Baked Sausage and Yams

Yummy Winter Goodness, Baked Sausage and Yams

As with most things, it is more likely to be done if it isn’t complicated. Dinners and meal prep follow the same rule. I’ve always found it easiest when meals can be made in the same dish. I tried this the other night and it was delicious. Also, quite perfect for the winter months.   […]

Consistency…The Spice of Life

Consistency… The Spice of Life   Here’s a picture I’m going to paint for you. Four days a week you attend a 45 minute, high intensity interval training workout. You get an average 7 hours of sleep a night. 90% of the time you follow a healthy and supportive meal plan. You’ve reached your most […]

It’s about Change

There’s a really great quote, “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” -Fred Devito If effective exercise and good for you nutrition were easy, everyone would be doing it. Everyone would have successes. As a whole we’d likely be a healthier, happier world. When your exercise routine doesn’t challenge you anymore you probably […]

Fit for Fall Challenge

Fit for Fall Challenge October 8 – November 4   What’s the challenge about: We’re going a little old school on this challenge. There will be nutrition/food tracking, logging your workouts, strict adherence to the plan. It’s four weeks long and includes: pre challenge measurements: Friday October 5th to Sunday October 7th nutrition & recipes […]

More, More, More and Less?

There are likely more recommendations on health and fitness, exercise, weight loss and strength gains than any other subject matter on the consumer market. If not, there are at least too many to count. Who and what should you believe? First and foremost, all the facts are required to make the best, educated decision for […]

Let me help you with your hesitation.

Typically I write to you about my perspective on health, fitness and wellness from being in the industry for almost 15 years – keeping an open mind that I know our fitness programs aren’t for everyone. Today, I want to specifically talk about the programs at Urban Athlete, their benefits and why you shouldn’t hesitate […]