Barry's Bootcamp Trainer. Nike Trainer. Passionate Exerciser. Pursuing a life better lived by working out, eating right and making the most of each and every day.
Who needs takeout when you can DIY this savory soup minus AND keep it clean? Win/win.
Earlier this week I recommended the foundation for any home gym on a budget, I mean $150 can go a long way! It doesn’t take much to get in a serious sweat! Exhibit A: the jump rope. You can get one for about $25 and it is the gift that […]
When I made the commitment to train for the 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon I knew that it would take some serious time, dedication and mileage. As a triathlete I love cross-training, can’t wait to dive into the water, and enjoy being on the bike. I put up with […]
Coming out of the 2013 Bank of American Chicago Marathon I have been absolutely STARVING. While it would be easy to indulge in every cheat meal under the sun I’ve been trying really hard to keep it clean. I’ve found in the last year especially that fueling my body with […]
Chicago has been lucky enough to experience one helluva Indian summer and with it means outdoor brunches and cocktails clad in fleece, puffy vests, Ray-Bans and boots (October is the BEST). I can’t think of a better combination. Too bad Monday rolls around often leaving us feeling less than fit […]
The 2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is RIGHT around the corner and I am so excited that it is finally here. The last four months have seriously been the most incredible journey. I’ve learned a lot about proper running economy, training technique, nutrition, and most importantly have enjoyed eating […]
Every Monday we have the chance to start fresh. The weekends not only provide a chance to rest, relax, catch up on sleep/errands/social life, but also reset our attitudes. Come Monday morning we have a renewed enthusiasm for our weekly workouts and are energized to move forward on a strong […]
For the past year and a half I have had the privilege of calling myself a Nike NTC Trainer. With it comes so many perks: amazing swag, intense workouts led by celebrity trainers, fun events and access to cutting-edge training technology. But by far the BEST part of this incredible […]
As a fitness professional I feel like I’m supposed to advocate snacks composed of celery with a tablespoon of almond butter (like ANYONE can have just ONE tablespoon) or a handful of carrot sticks with hummus. In reality, I have a raging sweet tooth which cannot be tamed and demands […]