2011, 2017

Client Spotlight – Jaclyn Giles

By |November 20th, 2017|Client Spotlight|0 Comments

Proud is not an adequate word to use when describing Jaclyn. 99% of her workout partners don’t realize how far she has come OR the amount of work she had to put in with me in private sessions before joining a small group. Two years ago I received a call from her husband asking me […]

1010, 2017

Outside the gym: Camping, Hiking, Fishing, and Oreos

By |October 10th, 2017|Fitness Tips, Kristy's Kitchen, Random Thoughts|0 Comments

My husband and I love to go camping. We both crave the seclusion of the mountains. Getting into nature and away from this insane world recharges our batteries. Over the past three weeks we have taken two separate trips. The first was a two day camping/hiking trip just the two of us and the other […]

1010, 2017

Sweet Potato & Andouille Sausage Hash – Cast Iron Skillet Cooking!

By |October 10th, 2017|Kristy's Kitchen|0 Comments

This recipe was thrown together on a camping trip with my husband so you may have to play around with seasoning and amounts.

2 or 3 sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped)
7 or 8 heirloom white and purple potatoes (because I think they’re cute)
1 green bell pepper (chopped)
1 sweet onion (chopped)
Coconut Oil (2 to 4 tablespoons….will […]

1010, 2017

Garbonzo Bean/Veggie Hash – Cast Iron Skillet Cooking!

By |October 10th, 2017|Kristy's Kitchen|0 Comments

This recipe was thrown together on a camping trip with my husband so you may have to play around with seasoning and amounts.

2 cans of Garbonzo Beans (I prefer fresh but cans are easier to store on trips)
1 zucchini (sliced or chopped)
2 red bell peppers (chopped)
1 green bell pepper (chopped)
Coconut Oil (2 or 3 […]

810, 2017

Client Spotlight! – Dana Edwards

By |October 8th, 2017|Client Spotlight|0 Comments

This spotlight honors a client who not only has been training with me for over 9 years, but she also runs circles around some of her younger counterparts in the gym. This spotlight is celebrating Dana and her 60th birthday. She is a consistent reminder that age truly is just a number. Dana is ALWAYS […]

409, 2017

Client Spotlight! LEIGH WELDON

By |September 4th, 2017|Client Spotlight|0 Comments

This client spotlight is dedicated to Leigh Weldon. Leigh, like many women, are super busy. Whether you are single, married, have kids, dogs, a career, or are still just trying to get started in life…..I hope you get one thing from seeing people like Leigh. Show yourself a little GRACE. Leigh and I have had […]

408, 2016

Hollow Body Holds – The Best Core Exercise You Aren’t Doing

By |August 4th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Over the years I have worked with a wide range of people from high school/collegiate athletes to 70 year old grandmothers. Despite all of the different people I have worked with, the thing that most of them have had in common is weak core stability and strength. Even some of my stronger clients struggle with […]

2904, 2016

Kristy’s Kitchen: Fried Plantains

By |April 29th, 2016|Kristy's Kitchen|9 Comments

The first time I ate a plantain I was 10 years old… aboard Moon Dragon…..the prettiest sailboat in the Caribbean. Plantains became a favorite staple source of carbs for me and my family and we ate them in a variety of ways. To this day, plantains are still one of my favorite carb sources and […]

2812, 2015

Stop Trying to LOSE…….Change Your Mindset

By |December 28th, 2015|Random Thoughts|0 Comments

“Fitness should NEVER be about losing something… should be about what we can ACHIEVE!”

What is your MINDSET towards ‘fitness”? What is your MINDSET towards taking care of yourself physically?? Your health?? Probably, if you are like most Americans, you have a negative outlook (even if you think you don’t). And by negative……I mean that you […]

909, 2015

Master the Basics. Work the Progressions. Earn the “Cool Stuff”.

By |September 9th, 2015|Fitness Tips, Random Thoughts|1 Comment

When you train with me, you will learn, practice, work on, and practice some more……on basic movement patterns before you EARN the right to do more complicated stuff. Our bodies need movement. We need movement to become strong. We need movement to function efficiently. But we need GOOD movement. Effective and fluid movement. […]