Fitness

Quality resistance bands for sale – link is HERE!

Resistance bands are lifesavers! Being a mom, I know it's not always enough time for gym trips. Most day it's easier to get it done at home, while your child is near you and you don't need to find babysitter. And as a personal trainer, I know that resistance bands can do the same job… Continue reading Quality resistance bands for sale – link is HERE!

Travel

25 fun ideas on where to take kids on cold fall or winter day around Twin Cities

In Minnesota, we have a lot of cold days. You definitely don't want your kids get bored during long winter, so here's my unique list of fun places to visit on a cold winter or fall day! Have a cupcake date and play time at Amy's Cupcake Shop in Hopkins It's not a big play… Continue reading 25 fun ideas on where to take kids on cold fall or winter day around Twin Cities

Fitness, Health, Uncategorized

How to get fit once and pretty much, forever

"Getting fit takes too much work. When I get fit, I have to continue dieting, suffer with long daily workouts, and it's just too much for me. I better stay where I'm at". Many of us get these thoughts at one point of a fitness journey. You get motivated when you start losing weight, but… Continue reading How to get fit once and pretty much, forever

Travel

Best restaurants to try in Naples, Florida

First time we visited Naples was on our honeymoon 6 years ago. Since then, we've been going there at least once a year or even more. Luxury houses, soft-sand beach, and high-end restaurants on beautiful 5th Ave South simply cannot leave you without desiring to go back. While there are many places to eat at,… Continue reading Best restaurants to try in Naples, Florida

Travel

What to do in Florida Keys: everything to know before you go

Florida's Islands are charming. Clear blue water, road surrounded by the ocean, lots of places for snorkeling with gorgeous underwater life and unique restaurants, it's definitely a place to visit in the United States. Here is our list of most fun activities and restaurants with best quality food and views you could try when you're… Continue reading What to do in Florida Keys: everything to know before you go

Beauty, Fitness

“Slimming” exercises to avoid for thinner waist

If you recently got into fitness, you may be surprised to find out your waist has actually increased in size since you started working out. No woman or man wants a "blocky", square-shaped waist, so why exactly it happens? There are certain exercises that grow obliques, or muscles one the side of the waist. While… Continue reading “Slimming” exercises to avoid for thinner waist

Fitness, Health

5 yummy smoothie recipes for fat loss and overall health

Smoothies are great for your health. They nourish your body with lots of vitamins and healthy nutrients, allow you to control sugar cravings, great to drink on-the-go especially for those who don't eat much vegetables. Some smoothies are better than others because of superfoods that add more nutritional power to it. There are also certain… Continue reading 5 yummy smoothie recipes for fat loss and overall health

Fitness, Health

Which vitamins and minerals help to lose weight?

Many of us take multivitamin supplement, but not everyone checks which vitamins exactly each product has. There are vitamins and minerals that help your body with weight loss in different ways. Some vitamins and minerals may help to speed up metabolism that naturally slows down as we age. You can take a supplement or eat… Continue reading Which vitamins and minerals help to lose weight?

Fitness

“I’ve been doing weight lifting and I’m getting bigger, should I stop?” (For females)

As weight lifting started gaining popularity, many women tried it and love the results. Many personal trainers, fitness gurus, and influencers have already busted a myth of women getting bulky, men-like body from weight lifting. We already know that women don't produce the same hormones as men, so they can exercise like men without looking… Continue reading “I’ve been doing weight lifting and I’m getting bigger, should I stop?” (For females)

Fitness, Health

Why to do flexibility training and how to stretch properly

If you’re at a gym to build muscle, you’re probably neglecting the stretching part. Just a quick stretch instead of a warm up feels enough.  But stretch and warm up are not the same. And no matter if you’re tying to gain muscle mass, to lose weight, or to lean out - flexibility training is… Continue reading Why to do flexibility training and how to stretch properly