7 tips to hit the gym after work.

a one hourWe’ve all experienced the feeling after a long eight-hour (read 10-hour) workday when all we want to do is go home, eat, get into bed and turn Netflix on -even though you totally planned to hit the gym after work- On today’s post I’ll share with you 7 easy tips to workout- after work. You can now officially cross your excuses off your list.

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Protein, Carbs & Fat Explained.

macronutrients-vs-micronutrients-frank-mentier-gympaws-personal-trainer-nutritionOne common question is what to eat in order to be fit. But before you know what to eat, you need to understand the fundamentals of how your body utilizes different macronutrients.

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7 Tips for Working Out in the Morning

redmorningsky copyIt’s 5:00 am and you hear that ringtone you already hate, you hit the snooze button and you promise yourself you’ll workout when you get out of work/school, but deep down you know it’s not gonna happen.

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Three Off-Season tips for triathletes.

IMG_4890So I reached my goal for this season; I finished my second Ironman 70.3 (1.2-mile (1.9 km) swim, a 56-mile (90 km) bike ride, and a 13.1-mile (21.1 km) run) It was a really tough course, but so much fun. I can’t wait to sign up for my next Ironman 70.3.

When people ask me about my Ironman, the most common question I hear is “What now? this is it, right?” Let me tell so something, Triathlon is a mental sport and we’re all insane, so no, this is NOT it.

For most of us, our racing season has ended, so we need to take a significant break from training to recharge our bodies for next year. Do nothing if you want to -not recommended-  but most of us who have been enticed into this wonderful lifestyle want to remain active. So here three offseason tips for triathletes. Continue reading “Three Off-Season tips for triathletes.”

Beware of Rosy

You may be wondering who “Rosy” is. Well she was born with one purpose in life, torture people… well torture people who doesn’t stretch properly after every workout.

Yesterday my boyfriend learned a lesson the tough way… stretching is just as important as exercise. He asked Rosy to help him recover from all the muscles contractures he had. The moment Rosy put her hands on him he started yelling like a 5 year old girl crying for ice cream -video footage @IG!!!!

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