Fitness

Hey there!

Hi, I’m Kate. I have an Exercise Science degree and worked as a personal trainer (NASM certified) and group fitness instructor for 8 years. I am here to help you take ownership of your health and fitness with tools and advice. Let’s get started!

Subscribe

Fitness Blog

10 Minute Abs Workout (no equipment needed)

I love a good ab workout! A strong core is essential to daily functionality and becoming a stronger athlete. Here is a challenging, no equipment needed, free 10 minute abs workout to finish up your next workout session. Enjoy and let me know how it goes!

Keep reading

How to Get into Road Cycling

Let’s be real, road cycling can be a totally intimidating sport to get into. It can also be really expensive and time consuming. I have come to enjoy a long bike ride on the road, but it wasn’t always that way. It has taken some trial and error, and overcoming many fears to get to a point of being able to check off some major cycling bucket list items. I would love to share the things I have learned in my cycling journey so far and maybe open your eyes to a new hobby. You do not have to be an athlete, a bike expert, or really rich to start getting into cycling. Read on to learn more about cycling form, road cycling safety, bike maintenance and repair, and the gear needed for your first ride.

Keep reading

Summertime Swim Workout

It’s Summertime, which means it’s pool time! One of my favorite things to do during summer is change my workout routine from running to swimming. I will say the first time I stepped into a pool as an adult, I had no idea what to do in terms of a workout. Swimming can be a little intimidating if you haven’t been in a pool for a while or if you never learned how to actually workout in a pool. So let me walk you though some swimming basics and get you into the pool for your first aquatics workout this summer! You will feel awesome afterwards, I promise!

Keep reading

How to Get into Hiking

I love hiking. I love getting outside, connecting with nature, breathing in the fresh air and getting my heart rate up on a beautiful hike. I love the mental challenge of hiking to the top of a mountain and being rewarded with breathtaking views. Hiking can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. However, after a long (or short) day of a successful hike, you will find yourself in an elevated mood, ready to take on the world and you will never regret getting into hiking. So let’s get you INTO Hiking and out onto the trails with some gear suggestions, day bag essentials, basic hiking etiquette and nature skills.

Keep reading

At Home Workout: No Equipment

Enjoy this free 45-60 minute at home no equipment needed workout! This full body workout will strengthen your arms, legs and abs as well as get your heart rate up and lengthen and stretch those muscles. You will definitely be sore even with no weights!

Keep reading

Your 10 Minute Daily Stretching Routine

The benefits of stretching is about being able to pick your kids up without pulling out your back, being able to sit at a computer desk all day and avoid getting neck strain and headaches, it’s about taking a moment to breathe deep and slow every day to relax and push out all the anxiety and chaos of the day. When you stretch, you get blood flowing to not only your muscles, but also your brain, delivering necessary oxygen and nutrients throughout your body. So here is your daily 10 minute full body stretching routine, guaranteed to make you feel better today.

Keep reading

The Secret to Working out during the Work day: Your post workout routine

Ever wonder how people go for a run over their lunch break without being gross, exasperated and sweaty back at their desk? Well, I may have cracked the code on that one, especially for my ladies. I’ve had to do some trial and error on how to figure out how to master exercising in the middle of my work day and not be a sweaty mess in my next meeting. These hacks also work if you need to go anywhere after a workout, whether its a dinner party, a date or just a stop at the grocery store.  Here’s my suggestions for getting back to work or anywhere important after a workout and still look and feel fabulous.

Keep reading

Daily Mantras for Women

Self love and acceptance is so important, but not modeled a lot. When we have a world full of women who are confident and love themselves, we will be an unstoppable world, a world full of less bitterness and competition, but filled with growth and empowerment. When we stop believing the lies in our head and the lies in society, I believe women can rise together and change the world as we know it. We must address those lies and be reminded daily of the truth. Here are a few mantras I want you to say out loud, then follow a journal prompt and repeat your truth throughout the day.

Keep reading

How to Train for my First Triathlon

Your first triathlon is incredibly intimidating, you will have lots of questions and feel humbled by a lot. Let me help you learn about what a triathlon is, where to start, what to buy, how to train, race day tips and transition station help. With a little advice, that triathlon should feel a little more possible!

Keep reading

My First Triathlon Essentials

Your first Triathlon can be overwhelming and intimidating. Luckily, you aren’t required to spend thousands of dollars on gear, but you will need to get some necessities to get started. Lets go through some of the essentials needed for each leg of the race to assure your success in your first triathlon!

Keep reading

Springtime Workout in the Park

Springtime is approaching, which means it’s time to get outside, get some fresh air and enjoy a workout in the park! Enjoy this 30 minute full body workout with just a park bench.

Keep reading

Train for your First 5K

The day has come! You have made the decision to train for your first 5K! Below I will introduce to you what a 5K is, the gear you need, and include an example 12 week training plan. She ran a 5K &thenShe believed in herself, she became fearless, she… [fill in your victory]!

Keep reading

Reach out to me

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: