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Medicine Ball Push Ups

Part of my exercise regime. Medicine ball push ups. Always make sure your arms are under your shoulders to keep your rotators safe. Hips and head should always be in line with the spine, abs tight, and never go past the ROM. If you bring your chest too far to the ground, you can over … Continue reading

Venison Stew

Mmmm…. This was so good on a cold wintery night! We got some fresh deer meat from a friend so I made some stew out of it. It’s really easy 1 lb Venison steak, cubed 1 sm-med yellow onion, diced 2 large tomatoes, cubed OR 1 can or organic, salt free tomatoes 3/4 cup of … Continue reading

Face the Fear, and Go on the Adventure

We are back safe and sound from our 2 month adventurous journey! It’s been one HECK of a ride, but worth every minute of it!  Some have called us crazy for doing it, and others envy us for the time we have to travel with our family. For those of you who think we are … Continue reading

Wheat Can Cause Inflammation, Kick it to the Curb!

America’s Diet Ahhhh the typical Western Diet: ‘Whole Grains’ has become such an integral part of our eating habits as we were taught that we NEED FIBER! Because of this, the intake of processed foods and refined sugars have become an important part of our eating habits. In 2010, according to the American Institute of … Continue reading

23 1/2 Hours in a Day

You know the biggest excuse I get from my clients and customers when I coach them on their health is: I DON’T HAVE TIME. Most the time, I’d like to shake these individuals and scream until I’m blue in the face, but then my business would probably fail! Instead, I’m here to coach others, and … Continue reading

Free Weights vs. Resistance Training

I’ve had numerous people ask me, “Which is better? Free weights or resistance training?” It’s a great question, because when you think about it, both are beneficial for your body.  When you go to the gym, you hop on the treadmill as part of your warm up, and scan the room: you have the meat … Continue reading

Exercise of the Week

I love mixing yoga exercises as a filler with my clients. It’s great for flexibility, core stability, hip flexion, increase shoulder mobility, and definitely just improving range of motion (ROM) all around. One of my favorite exercises is the ‘Dive Bomber.’ This movement requires strength, flexibility, and utilizes groups of muscles in the upper body. … Continue reading

Come and Zumba with Me!!!!

I am VERY EXCITED to announce that I am teaching Zumba at the Gold Dome, 1112 NW 23rd St & Classen, Oklahoma City, OK 73106! The Zumba® program is a fitness-party with a contagious blend of Latin and international rhythms that provides a fun and effective workout. Go at your own pace and have fun … Continue reading