Pregnancy Fitness 3rd Trimester & Month 9

So I’ve learned something during this pregnancy. Month 9 should be its own special category! My body has changed significantly in this final month and its totally not fair to lump month 9 of my fitness into the 3rd trimester category. So to continue from my previous Pregnancy Fitness post, I will do the first…

Pregnancy Fitness

In my experience as a personal trainer I’ve had a decent amount of pregnant clients which has always been …. interesting. A lot of advice given to expecting mothers tends to be outdated in terms of fitness, or the same advice is given to everyone, which means it has to cover the lowest level of…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 10 Upper body

Somehow between a combination or workouts, Zumba classes and working in the garden I managed to pull my groin. I know, super weird injury, if you’ve ever had it tell me so I don’t feel like such a freak. Anyways I took a week off with lots of ice, heat packs and rest and I’m…

My new toy!

All personal trainers love toys. Even the most hard core, down to the basics trainers would have a hard time turning down a new tire to flip or a medicine ball. Well I love my toys too, but I live in Africa. So as they say necessity is the mother of invention, or in my case, is the…

Gymless Gym Rat : Workout 9

After a year of living in Uganda the word finally got out that I am (or was in my life in the US) a personal trainer. And then once I explained to everyone what a personal trainer was… Haha, they asked me to start training them. So starting at the beginning of February I had…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 8 the Fitness Test

Happy Boxing Day everybody! In honor of Boxing Day Roger and I put on the gloves and kickboxed (which we haven’t done in a long time). It was super fun and my arms are now jelly. But since I can’t really give you guys a this type of kickboxing workout, I’m sharing you the fitness…

Gymless Gym Rat: Workout 7

It’s been a snuggly 60 degrees here lately, which is weird because its dry season in Northern Uganda which should be a dry hot 100 degrees most of the day. “Cold” weather makes me want to stay in bed all day reading and drinking tea, but somehow Roger and I managed to peer pressure each…