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Healthy Treats for Valentine's Day! 

Feb 14, 2020

Many people consider peanut butter to be a great source of protein, but it has over twice the amount of fat than it does protein. Making it a good source of fat rather than protein. We’ve all been there, shoveling in spoonfuls and not measuring out the recommended serving size of 2 tablespoons. It can be so easy to eat, but dangerous considering an 18 oz jar has over 3,000 calories and 250 grams of fat! Try swapping out your traditional peanut butter for peanut butter powder.

Decrease Lower Back Pain at Home

Jan 27, 2020

The lower back takes more repetitive stress than what we may reliaze. Every day we use our lumbar region to sit, stand, lay, etc. Even if we are sore or achy, we may not realize it is this repetitive motion causing pain. The idea if we don't use it, we lose it has never been more applicable! If we don't use the range of motion in our hips and lower back, those hips won't fall off, but we will lose the range of motion in them and the ability to move properly. Keep reading for my video on how to build strength while simultaneously decreasing pain from the comfort of your own home.

Welcome to the Trainer Blog

Jan 10, 2020

Welcome to my trainer blog. I will give you work out tips, nutrition advice and rehab exercises from the point of view of a trainer. I am going to be adding new content every week.

Fresh Fall Fitness Trends To Keep Your Body Guessing

Oct 14, 2022

Fall is the perfect time to establish some new healthy habits.

Switching up your fitness routine is key in keeping your body challenged and keeping your mind engaged in exercise. If you’re not already doing so, working with a personal trainer is a smart way to keep your body guessing.

Getting to Know Maria Cardozo, Personal Trainer of the Year

Sep 20, 2022

Each year, the pros at the Fitness Together® brand chose to recognize a trainer who consistently goes above and beyond for clients–and who gets results that stick. This year, the honor goes to Maria Cardozo, who works with clients at the Fitness Together studio in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Getting To Know The Fitness Together Brand

Aug 12, 2022

The Fitness Together® brand is focused on doing things differently. It offers clients customized programs that meet them where they’re at while pushing them to reach their next level of health and fitness. The brand’s personal approach to training sets it apart by helping clients feel comfortable, and private suites allow a one-on-one experience that creates lasting results.

Strength Training Myths Women Need To Know

Jul 20, 2022

If you’re after the “toned” look–long, sinewy muscles, curves, and a healthy amount of body fat–strength training can help get you there. Here, we’ll debunk some common myths about women and strength training, and check out a handful of the ways that strength training can benefit your body and mind.

Functional Fitness Isn’t Just A Hot New Take On Exercise

Jun 7, 2022

All too often, the moves we use in the gym don’t mimic the movements we find ourselves using to get through day-to-day life. It’s unlikely that you’re bicep curling your baby, or deadlifting your work bag. To avoid injury, it’s important that you use functional fitness to strengthen the muscles you use in daily life.

Get Healthy And Chill: How Exercise Boosts Mental Health

May 17, 2022

Some stress is a normal, healthy part of everyday life. Feeling nervous or stressed before a first date, when working toward a deadline, or before speaking in public.

Working out can help to manage stress, and the mood-boosting effects of exercise last long after you finish your last set. Here, we’ll take a look at exactly how working out can benefit your mental health and help to manage your stress.

Debunking Diet Culture: Exploring Intuitive Eating

Apr 15, 2022

What Is Diet Culture? Low-fat, Atkins®, South Beach, Jenny Craig®—there are countless diets available for people who want to lose weight, yet, most people who try to diet end up gaining the weight back—and then some. As the summer months approach, it’s tough to navigate television and social media without being bombarded with ads for weight-loss and...

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