What NOT to do when trying to LOSE WEIGHT

MISTAKE #1 – Over exercising while cutting calories. When you don’t feed your body enough food your body adapts to whatever you give it.  Too much exercise, coupled with a low….

Best Workout App for Strength Training?

With the new year kicked off, we all have goals and resolutions in mind. For some, the goal is to be healthier or take off a little holiday weight. Others….

How to Decide if Weight Training is Right for You

With so many possibilities of getting fit are out there, you may be wondering if weight training is the right choice for you. You may also be wondering if it’s….

Do You Want To Build Muscle and Lose Fat?

While many people think they are one and the same, losing weight and building muscle are two different goals! And if you are wondering how weightlifting is effective for fat loss….

Ab Workout To Try At Home

Trying to stay healthy both mentally and physically during this “shelter-in place” can be very challenging.  The good news is a gym is not required and fitness is not cancelled….


THE NEXT CHALLENGE WILL BE IN JANUARY! It was short, intense and had an awesome community all striving for the same mental and physical improvements! While each person had their….

Why Does the Scale Go Up When My Size Goes Down?

You train hard. You’ve eaten right, hydrated properly, and created the perfect body-sculpting combination of weight training and cardio. You even noticed that your favorite jeans are fitting better and….

Which Comes First: The Weights or the Cardio?

As a fitness professional, this is a question I am often asked. It’s a fair question. We all have limited time in a day, and we want to ensure that….

Seven Things You Can Learn from My Successful Clients

When it comes to weight loss, being successful can often feel impossible. Between setbacks and bad days and do-overs, it seems many people are on a hamster wheel of health,….

6 Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

I know it can be challenging, finding the motivation to workout and eat healthy can be tough. Everyone I know leads a crazy busy life full of obstacles, distractions and….

Ways To Help You Stop Throwing In The Towel

Ahh, the start of a new year. It’s filled with resolutions, inspirations and inevitably – failure and regret. But did you know that it doesn’t have to be this way?….

Want To Sculpt Sexy Arms? Try These Exercises!

While we usually think of summer when bearing our bathing suits and tank tops, fitness should be year round, as we all want to look and feel our best regardless….

The Benefits of Weight Lifting For Your Body and Health

I often get asked why I stress so much on strength training when putting my clients on an effective weight loss program.  Strength training over the past few years has….

Ways to Make Time for Your Workout

In today’s world it seems that everything is rushed. Work days are longer, we sleep less, and we run from board meetings to PTO gatherings and on to dinners and….

THANKSGIVING GOALS! (2 Workouts Included!)

Thanksgiving is upon us and many of us are traveling, cooking and getting ready for the holiday.  I don’t want you to skip your workout just because you are not….

Want To Workout But Short On Time?

In today’s fast paced world, it seems as though everyone is short on time. Whether you’re over scheduled, over worked or just can’t seem to get caught up on your….

6 Things To Do To Mantain Balance Over The Holidays

The holiday season can be a very stressful time for us. We are in the thick of it as we speak.  There is less time for “me time” which means….

Topnotch Tips For The Holidays – Workout Included!

The Holidays are the time of year when people get extremely nervous about the scale moving in the upwards direction while trying to enjoy festive occasions with family and friends…..

Quick And Effective Workoust If You Are Short On Time

I’m not a fan of spending hours in the gym.  I have other things I need to get done and more importantly, there really is no reason for it.  But….

Get Fit at 40: Fitness guru shares tips

Sharing my fit and healthy tips on Fox5DC Good Day. Watch the video here: Fox 5 DC Get Fit at 40: Fitness guru shares tips

Get Active With Your Kids!

Being active with your kids is not only a great way to spend time together, but it’s also a great way to get to know each other a bit better….

Screw The Scale!

DO NOT LET THE SCALE DEFINE YOU!!! Stop stressing about the number on the scale! The scale cannot separate and does not take in to account the amount of muscle….

Why Weight Lifting Won’t Make Women Bulk Up

Seeing women in the gym lifting weights has become increasing popular. More and more gals are picking up the dumbbells in the hopes to increase their strength and power as well….

Tips To Tone Up For “That” Dress

To read the full article click here 6 Quick and Easy Wedding Workouts to Try for Your Big Day Local trainer Sloane Davis shares workouts for every dress type (ABOVE)…. Article – Kickstart Your Weight Loss Motivations & Rev Up Your Health

  Read the full article here:  5 Ways to Kickstart Your Weight Loss Motivation & Rev Up Your Health Finding the motivation to make change can sometimes be the biggest….

What Is The Best Time To Exercise To Lose Weight?

You hear you burn more calories doing fasted cardio, so you try performing your cardio first thing in the morning upon waking. Or maybe you should fuel up before a workout, and….

6 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Workout

Have been working out for a while and not seeing results?  Are your workouts not working for you? There is a good chance that one or more of these bad….

How Often Should You Train for Optimal Results?

Do you have the perfect workout routine? Were you told it’s the only one you need to get you in the best shape of your life?  There actually is NO….

Rest and Recovery – Take a Break!

Is the gym your second home? Is training part of your daily activity? Is missing a workout NOT an option? Have you been to the gym or haven’t missed a….

Why Weight Lifting is Essential for Fat Loss

I often get asked why I stress so much on strength training when putting my clients on an effective weight loss program.  Strength training over the past few years has become….

The “TONING” Effect

Two biggest “goals” I receive from clients on their questionnaires are one, learn how to eat and have a healthy relationship with food, and two, have toned, sculpted arms.   In….

Should You Add Calories You Burn Back In After Exercise?

A very common question I get asked a lot is whether or not you should add back calories you burn during exercise. The answer is a BIG  – NO! If….

The Secret to Changing Your Body

Want to change your body?  There really are no secrets.  No pills, potions nor powders are going to get you to the body of your choice.  But…there is science which….

Show Your Shoulders

One of my favorite body parts to train are the shoulders. For a great shoulder workout, follow this program listed below twice a week. When working the shoulders, you don’t want….

A Training Day in the Life of “Me”

I often get asked what MY training routine looks like, so I’ve put together one that I do often. I always add reps, sets or weight each week and ALWAYS focus….

Best Bum Around?

Best exercises for the glutes? Same holds true for men and women. Weighted SQUATS are king, weighted walking lunges, deadlifts, step ups, hip thrusts, bulgarian splits squats. No need to….


Sodium plays an important role in the regulation of bodily fluids. It transports potassium to muscle cells which helps contribute to a much fuller appearance if lifting weights and strength….

Grow those Glutes and Legs

There is no need to work your legs every day.  In fact, twice is week is optimal.  Muscles grow when they are resting and being fed!  Here is a sample….

Training Tip of the Day

Want bigger or more shapely arms?  Train those triceps! The triceps are a much larger muscle than the bicep.  Don’t be so hooked on bicep curls.   If you want….