How Kim Lost 7% Body Fat and 3.25 Inches in Her Waist in Just 33 Days!

I have been doing a 5 part series with Kim Sveum of ABC news.  She wanted to do a series on healthy moms and decided that she needed to practice what she preached.  So she enlisted my help at creating an eating and exercise plan that would help her lose fat, lose inches, and increase her energy levels. Click here to see part 1 Getting Started Click here to see part 2 Motivation Click here to s … [Read more...]

Weight Loss Workouts For Moms

The reason I do what I do, is to give moms back their self confidence (if they lost it), reshape their bodies, and increase their energy, to help them make it through the daily grind of life and kids.  The amount of responsibility that moms have on a daily basis can seem overwhelming, and combine that with a poor diet, lack of exercise, and lack of sleep, you can see why so many moms are … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Day Healthy Tips

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I can't wait!  I am heading back to MN to spend time with my family, it was last Christmas since I was back, so I am excited! Yesterday I was on ABC giving some very practical ways that you can enjoy Thanksgiving to the fullest and still be healthy (well at least a LITTLE healthy :) )  Also pay attention to the workout tips I give because these can save your body from … [Read more...]

Inside Look At My Madison Grocery Store Shopping Tour!

One of the more popular services I provide is a 60 minute grocery store shopping tour in which I take people into the world of lies, deceptions, and temptations, known as the grocery store!  The store is the place where billions of advertising dollars, 10,000's of products, hundreds of chemicals, and strategically designed layout, all come together into one big place! If eating were considered … [Read more...]

Workouts At The Office and Desk

One of the most common questions I get asked is "What are some good exercises to do at work?"  It makes sense that since you spend close to 9 or more hours at work, you should find some ways to stay active.  I have a couple clients who have successfully started to do one minute of intense exercise every hour.  They set a timer and when it goes off they do a minute of some type of bodyweight ex … [Read more...]

Fast Fat Burning Home Workout Using Bands

I am always trying to be on the cutting edge when it comes to new types of workouts and new equipment.  I recently purchased enough bands for all my Fit Fun Bootcamps and MamaTone, and I must say they are loving them!  The best part about the bands is the ability for them to go anywhere with you.  Bands also force the body to accelerate and decelerate at a higher level which will help the body ad … [Read more...]

What Is Your Motivation? (Emotional Video)

Today's post will hit some emotional nerves with many of you.  On this blog I know I focus a lot on weight loss and looking great in a bikini (because this is what many of you ask and care about).  But I also try to balance that perspective out with the deeper more personal reasons why I believe it is so important to take care of yourself. This video does a great job at showing you why I have s … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Workout

It is getting close to Halloween.  In honor of this time of the year, I went on CBS and had one of my MamaToners, Jennifer, demonstrate some great exercises that you can do with just a pumpkin!  Jennifer is a mom of two little kids, who I have been working with for the past 3.5 months.  I am extremely proud of Jen's hard work and determination.  She came to MamaTone in pretty good shape already, bu … [Read more...]

How A Mother Of 4 Has Lost 3.5 Inches From Her Waist This Summer

One of the biggest things I preach to my clients is consistency.  Consistency with their workouts, consistency with eating 5-6 small healthy meals, consistency drinking enough water, consistency getting enough sleep, and consistently staying active. Kim is one mom who has done just that this summer!  She has been coming 3X/week for the past 4 months to MamaTone without missing!  Through this su … [Read more...]

Is 50 The New 30?

Looking younger is a multi billion dollar business, from botox, to implants, to body lifts, to skin creams.  It seems the world just doesn't want to look or feel old. While all of the above techniques can help, I have one that works far better than all of those!  Live a life of healthy eating and consistent exercise!  One of my heroes and mentors Jack LaLanne is living proof that age is just a nu … [Read more...]