Lessons learned from having my engine blow up on the interstate

This past weekend, I had planned on going home to see my family.  My sister was flying in from Colorado and it was going to be the first time we were all together since my mom's unexpected death. On my drive from Madison to Minnesota, my car started to act up and it got bad.  I pulled over and my car was smoking and it wouldn’t start.  I got a tow into Tomah and got the news my engine blew up and I … [Read more...]

Do These Exercises if You Sit A lot…

If you are like me, and most of North America, you sit.   A lot…   Studies are now showing that all that sitting leads to early death.   But another problem is looming…   Very poor posture, neck and back pain, and lack of movement and mobility.   In today’s short video, I would like to share with you a couple simple exercises you can do at home or at work to counteract all this sitting. … [Read more...]

Specific Foam Rolling Routine to Reduce Knee and Back Pain, and Speed Up Recovery

The other day I announced the official launch of the Fit Moms for Life foam roller on Amazon.  The sales so far have been incredible, so thank you for that.  You should get your roller in about 2 days if you already ordered. A bonus to getting the foam roller is our Foam Roller Academy, a series of how-to videos on foam rolling. When starting to foam roll, I like to focus on two parts of the body t … [Read more...]

WARNING: What You Are About To See Is Disturbing, Watch Only If You Are Ready For Change

Every once in awhile a video or article comes out that gives me goosebumps and fires me up to fight the fight of helping families get in better shape. The video you are about to watch has done that more then anything else I have ever seen. We can't wait another day to take action and create change, we deserve better and your kids deserve better. Depending on where you are at in your … [Read more...]

How One Couple Lost Over 131 lbs Together

Support... It is something I talk about very much, and there is a big reason for that. Case in point the story I am going to share with you today. Lynette, had been coming for 4 years to our bootcamps (consistently) but gained and lost the same 30 lbs. Why? She was battling her husband at home when it came to the food and overall healthy lifestyle. Things had to change our their m … [Read more...]

3 More Small Tweaks For Massive Weight Loss

The other day, I shared with you 3 small changes that you can start doing right now to set yourself up for weight loss and a longer, healthier life. Remember, these changes won’t have instant effects, but they will build over time. In case you missed that e-mail, here are those changes you can make right now: Write your workout schedule for the week into your calendar and make sure you t … [Read more...]

A powerful story…can you relate?

Sure, I talk about it a lot because it is what many look to as a measure for success, but I don't really care about how much weight you lose - I care about how much you growth you experience. Weight loss is a by product of growth… I view myself less and less as a fitness professional and trainer and more as a growth specialist. "If you aren’t growing, you are dying.” I can’t agree more with t … [Read more...]

Your Free Fat-Burning Recipes and Meal Plan!

I hope you enjoyed the crazy-effective but surprising way to help flatten your abs, which you can do any time, any place! If you missed the video, click here to watch it now! Also, click here to download your free copy of our fat-burning menu and recipes. This simple menu is gluten-free and offers dairy-free options. It is based on nutritious, whole foods and does not require you to starve … [Read more...]

12 ways to lose up to 15lbs in 6 weeks!

This coming Sunday I will be holding a workshop in McFarland for a couple dozen new clients who are part of our beta "Pay to Lose" 6 Week Challenge - a challenge that offers each client payment based on how much weight they lose. If you can get yourself to our Mcfarland or Oregon bootcamp locations you can still sign up. We only have 2 more spots available, though, so act soon if you're … [Read more...]

Five amazing exercises to tone your butt

My clients are always asking me how to lift and tone their glutes. So today I want to share my five favorite exercises to strengthen and tone your butt and hips. As a bonus, when you work these large muscles, you will build lean muscle mass that will help you increase your metabolism, burn calories and lose weight. If you want a done-for-you set of workouts that are designed to be … [Read more...]