Exercise Improves Your Health, Whether You Lose Weight or Not

Exercise Improves Your Health, Whether You Lose Weight or Not

For decades, the diet and fitness industry has been focused on one thing: convincing you that you need to lose weight. An enormous amount of products, programs, and challenges exist to help people shed extra pounds effortlessly. Weight loss isn't just marketed as a...

You Can Sit With Us: Changing the Mean Girls Narrative

You Can Sit With Us: Changing the Mean Girls Narrative

This is a guest post by an incredible woman I'm proud to call friend, Steph Gaudreau. She's the creator of the Women's Strength Summit, which I am honored to be a part of, and her message is one that has the power to change the industry. "You can’t sit with us.” It’s...

Strong From Home: Your Body, Your Plan

Strong From Home: Your Body, Your Plan

Friends, I can't even believe it. After months (and months) of surveys, working with focus groups, and developing, building, and testing the program, Strong From Home is officially available! The reason I put so much time and effort into this program is because I've...

3 Common Squat Mistakes and How to Fix Them

3 Common Squat Mistakes and How to Fix Them

The squat is a basic functional human movement most people perform multiple times a day. You squat when you sit down, pick things up off the floor, and in some countries, go to the bathroom. In fact, just like crawling and walking, it's one of the first movements that...

Are You Making These 3 Common Push-up Mistakes?

Are You Making These 3 Common Push-up Mistakes?

The push-up is an incredibly effective body weight movement that engages the shoulders and triceps, and activates both the abdominal muscles, and the glutes. It helps build strength, has an endless amount of variations, and is easy to modify. While it seems rather...

6 Signs You’re Overtraining and Need More Rest

6 Signs You’re Overtraining and Need More Rest

If you've ever been involved with training or fitness in any form or capacity, chances are, you've experienced some of the signs and symptoms of overtraining. Overtraining occurs when your body is exposed to more training—or stress, than it can recover from. When...

4 Simple Moves That Will Fire Up Your Glutes

4 Simple Moves That Will Fire Up Your Glutes

Glute activation has become a topic I'm incredibly passionate about, especially since I've recently found out a lot of my lower back and core instability is a direct result of poor glute activation. Your glutes do much more than give your backside a bit of flare. In...

The Home Workout Guide is Here! (And yes, it’s totally free!)

The Home Workout Guide is Here! (And yes, it’s totally free!)

NOTE: I have completely revamped and updated the Home Workout Program as of 2020! It's now a 12-Week Home Workout Program, which includes more programming, workouts, and exercises! You can download it directly here. If you haven't already guessed it from the title, I...

How to Know When You Need a Rest Day (or week)

How to Know When You Need a Rest Day (or week)

While taking a load off may seem like a relatively easy task to complete, one of the most difficult aspects of implementing a workout program is knowing when to rest, and how much to rest. And if you're like me, chances are—you've made the mistake of not giving your...

Why You Should Skip Caffeine Post-Workout

Why You Should Skip Caffeine Post-Workout

While sipping coffee pre-work can be great for your training endeavors, consuming caffeine post-workout may not be the best choice when it comes to overall health and performance. Confused? You're not alone. With compiling research in favor of America's favorite cup...