General Health

Women’s Reproductive Health

Women’s reproductive health is complex. From sexual maturity through menopause, a woman’s body goes through many changes. As a certified personal trainer and a nutrition coach, this is a little off-topic for me but I’m writing this to share my story. Those of you who know me are probably surprised[…]

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Weight Loss Goal

In today’s society, having a weight loss goal seems to be the norm instead of the exception. Whether it be 5 lbs. or 50 lbs., most people say they know what to do yet in reality they don’t because they are unable to maintain the changes they make. This is[…]

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Recipes for Good Health

This article – Recipes for Good Health – was originally written by me and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life, a publication read by 15,000+ professionals in the health and wellness industry. As personal trainers, we work hard to gain the trust of our[…]

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Lower Back Pain

Did you know that 80% of adults suffer from lower back pain? It can be caused by a strain, structural problems like a damaged vertebrae or sciatica, arthritis, osteoporosis, sleep disorders, a bad mattress, even bending or turning awkwardly. Once it happens, at best we are in a lot of[…]

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Alone Time For Moms in Cincinnati

I recently spent time with a childhood friend and we held a conversation about alone time for moms that I think will resonate with many people. My friend is a daughter, a wife, a mom of 5 kids aged 18 and younger, works full-time, and assists her husband in running[…]

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Stalled Weight Loss

It’s almost Independence Day! We’re surrounded by all kinds of reminders about the priceless freedom that we enjoy in our country.  Flags, fireworks, and cookouts with family and friends all symbolize the bravery and determination of our ancestors as they fought to secure our freedom and help our country to[…]

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