Culture Trip: My Month Long Adventures

Each time I return from traveling I feel like I leave a part of myself behind and gain a better understanding of the world and of myself. There’s something extremely valuable about experiencing how people in other parts of the world live, and realizing that it can be so vastly different but also, in so many ways, exactly the same.

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Stretching 101

I always recommend my clients stretch in the morning and night - even if it’s only for 5-10 minutes - to help maintain a mobile and flexible bod. However, I constantly get asked what type of stretching should be done before and after a workout.

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Maui Travel Guide

I live in a really beautiful place. So it takes something spectacular for me to be in awe. While in Maui, I found myself stopping to look around and comment on the beauty at least 15 times per day. And I am not exaggerating. The beaches, the plants, the palm trees, the sunsets - everything is gorgeous. 

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#PowerofShe Full Body Workout

One of my favorite things about living in Los Angeles is the variety of outdoor activities that are available. I can be hiking in the mountains or in a canyon in the morning and hanging at the beach 20 minutes later. So naturally I was thrilled when Athleta came to me to test out their Train line of workout gear.

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6 Ways to Balance Work + Play on Vacation

My favorite thing in the entire world is to travel, meet new people and see new places. Over the past few years I’ve learned how to work while traveling so I can continue to grow my business and experience new places along the way.

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Healthy(ish) Fast Food Breakfast

Fast food is usually filled with processed ingredients, saturated fat and is super high in sodium. However, for those times when we’re in a bind, it might be the only option, and there are some decent options out there. So, I took one for the team and taste tested several nutritionally-decent fast food breakfast menu items and rated them for you.

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3 Ways I Stay Active Throughout the Weekend (Secret Active)

I treasure the weekend - for me, it’s a time to rejuvenate, catch up with friends and family, and prepare for the week ahead. I make it a point to stay active while keeping it fun, switching it up and not stepping foot inside a gym.

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Sleep - Or the Lack Thereof

While I don’t have the answer as to why our culture is obsessed with the idea that sleep isn’t necessary (and I haven't totally cured myself of the mindset), I know it’s not healthy or efficient. Sleep is basically a fountain of youth - so why don’t we capitalize on it?

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A Day in the Life: Supplement Edition

These days I try and stick to a few supplements that my body truly needs to stay healthy and strong. I try and get the majority of my nutrients from colorful, nutrient dense, whole (mostly organic) foods. But sometimes our bodies need a little help. Here is an overview of the supplements I use every day:

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Cortisol 101

As with most extremes, problems arise when there is too much or too little cortisol released in the body. High levels contribute to a woman’s change in menstrual cycle + libido, cause weight gain, can cause anxiety and depression. Thankfully, there are ways to keep our cortisol levels in check naturally.

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