Blogs about Women's Fitness

How Cross Training can Transform your Body

The importance of cross training involves combining strength, endurance, flexibility, mobility and mindbody disciplines on a weekly schedule is a key component to avoiding a fitness plateau along with injury prevention. We as humans fall easily into a habit of doing the same routine and our bodies adapt and adjust to the comfort and ease over time. Also neglecting other areas of fitness can lead to injury and overuse.

Now accepting new clients! Oh my gosh it's Labor Day weekend!

Hello everyone! Hopefully you're enjoying this Labor Day weekend! I wanted to let you all know I now have openings on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 and 7:30, and Tuesday and Thursday mornings as early as 4:30 (yes, really!) until 7:30am.  If you live in Ventura County and have been considering a change, contact me!Our 30-40 minute exercise program will incorporate balance and strength training, flexibility, and cardio. Please feel free to email me and ask any questions you have. I look forward to meeting with you! In good health,Sarah

When was the last time you bought a bra?

Time passes by faster as we get older. I know we heard it from our parents but it is happening to me. I am sure you can relate.My example of not noticing how fast time passes quickly, is well, a bit funny.My bra was loose and not fitting correctly. I clearly remember that I bought it "recently". My daughter pointed out that it was 3 years ago that we went bra shopping.WHAT?

The Principle of Specificity: Unstable surface training with Swiss/Stability/Bosu Ball and what is the point?

Swiss ball which is also called the Stability ball was originally created in 1960's as a means to provide instability and resistance by challenging and engaging "CORE" muscles, therefore, improving balance, strength and flexibility. The use of stability balls started out in a clinical setting as a tool to rehab patients from injuries. Unstable surface training merged its way into gym settings and quickly gained popularity in the fitness world, as a means to build strength, flexibility, improve posture along with the excitement of exercise selection.

What to Measure with Your Waterproof Fitness Tracker

So you made the plunge, and threw down some sweet cashola on a fitness tracker than you can use in the pool. Cool beans. But where to start? What to track? What to measure?

The Best Rooftop Fitness Classes in London

You don’t have to be bored in your fitness classes this summer—it is time to experience skyrocketing adrenaline of the capital while in fun fitness sessions  

End the YO-YO Diet Effect by looking at the LONG Term Goal

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. Learning to distinguish the need to eat to nourish your body vs. the need to comfort, reward, and provide therapy for your body will allow you to live and experience the world in a whole new dimension. Dieting is a short term solution for a long term problem. More than 90% of dieters will regain their weight back within 2 years. The problem that is NOT being addressed is the underlying reason why you are overfat and the deprivation/binge/purge/repeat mindset.

Keep it simple and plan ahead for road to success

We make hundreds of decisions in a day both concisely and subconsciously and one of the biggest is food choices. Having one less decision to make can set you up for long term success without even bating an eye. Take the guess work from what to eat out of your day to focus on more important tasks by planning ahead with your meals for day and the week. No time to prep for the week? No problem visit your local supermarket and stock up on already made protein and vegetables that can be eaten right from the bag or even microwaved.

Benefits of Potassium on Weight Loss

What do you think is hindering you from achieving your goal weight, even if your diet is spot on?The problem with diets these days is not the diet itself, but the lack of knowledge, along with nutritional deficiencies that is preventing you from looking and feeling at your ultimate best. Potassium (K+) is a key electrolyte that is needed for bodily functions such as muscle building, blood pressure, brain and nerve function, regulating metabolism and maintaining body fluid balance.

Nutritional Label Distortion- “Net Carbs” do they really matter?

Low carb, high fiber, sugar free, high protein are the words you see on majority of manufacturing boxes, wrappers and packaging labels but yet “net carbs” is the real number that consumers are focusing on, that are listed boldly and marketed on the front. So you may ask the question does “net carbs” really matter?