Entries by Katie Kost

One More Rep: Assisted Pull-ups

Here’s to get one more rep out of your pull-up set! Setup with hands in over grip position & hips over knees  Squeeze your shoulder blades and push them down into your back pockets so you feel all the muscles in your back working Think of driving elbows down as you pull Engage your core […]

How healthy is your smoothie?

Not all smoothies are created equal! Smoothies, especially ones you get at a restaurant or a local juice spot, can be loaded with extra sugar in order for it to “taste good”.   The next time you are out and about and want to order a smoothie, keep these lower sugar options in mind. Or […]

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Personal Trainer

There’s no need to go it alone in the gym! Here are the top 5 reasons you should hire a personal trainer: You are feeling overwhelmed. Let’s be honest, exercise can be a little intimidating – there’s all the machines, everyone around you seems to know what to do, cardio first or weights first, lift […]

3 Strategies for a Healthy & Happy Holiday Season

Do you look forward to the holiday season every year only to be reminded of the stress, exhaustion, and derailment this time of year can often bring? Before things become hectic, make a commitment to your health by following these 3 simple strategies:   Make a Plan Planning can help you stick with your goals […]

Cooking Oils – what you need to know now!

Cooking oils are a great way to get healthy fats – essential to overall health – into your diet. Think of fat as our reserve, our long-term source of energy. It also helps us digest fat-soluble vitamins like A, D, E and K. It keeps our brains, cells, hormones, tissue, hair, skin and nails healthy. […]

How to Refocus & Re-prioritize Your Health, Right Now

Summer is in our rear-view mirror, school is in session, and cooler temps are approaching. The change of seasons can be the tipping point we need to “fall” back into a healthy routine. This time of year can be great for refocusing and re-prioritizing your health and wellness goals. There is no need for drastic […]