05Nov
By: Neghar On: November 5, 2014 In: fat loss, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic, quickie Comments: 0

This quickie is super fun and effective, but it is slightly detail oriented–so you’ll need to read through/listen to the instructions with a bit of extra focus. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll LOVE what this quickie can do for your chin-up strength while simultaneously promoting fat...

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01Nov
By: Neghar On: November 1, 2014 In: fat loss, Fitness, Mindset Comments: 1

One of my best friends is currently staying in my guest room. Let’s call her Becky. Becky is in between apartments, fresh out of a long term relationship, and I was adamant about offering up my guest room. We’ve been friends for almost 15 years, and I was excited about the opportunity...

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24Oct
By: Neghar On: October 24, 2014 In: Fitness, Lift, Training Comments: 0

Sore muscles are the worst. We all love lifting and getting sweaty, but nobody wants to be so effing sore that they can’t walk or sit down without discomfort. And, believe it or not, being incredibly sore isn’t necessarily the mark of a good workout. In fact, we should...

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20Aug
By: Neghar On: August 20, 2014 In: Fitness, Lift, Mindset, quickie Comments: 4

Single mom, full time trainer, full time student, part time crazy–that was me a few years ago. On a typical day you could find me training clients as early as 6 am and as late as 8 pm, then coming home to blog, put my kiddo to bed, and study...

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12Aug
By: Neghar On: August 12, 2014 In: Fashion, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Metabolic, quickie Comments: 7

Summer isn’t over yet. The kids are headed back to school soon. Clothing stores have begun to stock Autumn apparel. The sunlight hours are waning. But, we’ve still got plenty of gorgeous, sunny days to embrace and appreciate, and plenty of opportunities to get outside and move before the...

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11Aug
By: Neghar On: August 11, 2014 In: Be Happy, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Mindset Comments: 6

“…Before happiness and success comes your perception of the world. So before we can be happy and successful, we need to create a positive reality that allows us to see the possibility for both.” -Shawn Achor, bestselling author Which is more important: nutrition or exercise? Let’s settle this debate,...

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28Jul
By: Neghar On: July 28, 2014 In: Be Happy, cardio, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Metabolic, Yoga Comments: 63

A day doesn’t go by where I’m not asked advice on something fitness or nutrition related, and I happily oblige because I am passionate about empowering women through strength. Women everywhere want to invest more in themselves, improve their physiques, and create sustainable eating and exercise habits. Essentially, they want to...

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16Jul
By: Neghar On: July 16, 2014 In: Be Happy, Eat, fat loss, Featured Posts, Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Travel Comments: 13

I travel so often that I sometimes wonder why I even pay rent. It’s not uncommon for me to unpacked suitcases from multiple trips, and random boarding passes stuffed into compartments of my purse. I rarely have a fully stocked fridge, and I’ve seen more airports and train stations in the...

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02Jul
By: Neghar On: July 2, 2014 In: fat loss, Fitness, Lift, quickie, Travel Comments: 2

It’s officially Summer! To celebrate my favorite season, I’ve been spending a lot of time paddle boarding in the marina, reading on the beach, making epic protein shakes, wearing the shit out of my Free People cut-offs, and attending outdoor concerts and movies in the LA area. Summer is...

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06May
By: Neghar On: May 6, 2014 In: body image, Fitness, Lift, Mindset, Training Comments: 127

I have a confession to make that might get me into some trouble. Alas, in the name of female empowerment, and in the interest of transparency, here goes… I’m not particularly fond of my legs. For as long as I can remember, these gams have had a gargantuan nickname....

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