A blog about health and fitness by the trainers at Lean Body Lifestyles


December 2016

In Case You Missed It This Month…

We took you behind the scenes at our photo shoot as we took new pictures for our website. We got our chocolate fix with these flour-less muffins! We looked at ways to overcome the fear of joining a group exercise class. ... Continue Reading →

Our Favorite Things

Today seemed like a good day to share some of our current favorite things. None of the companies mentioned below know us, asked us to promote their product, or has paid us for doing so. These are just things we... Continue Reading →

Holiday Wishes

Quick post from me today before I head off to visit family for some pre-Christmas festivities. From all of us at Lean Body Lifestyles, we wish you the happiest of holidays and look forward to seeing you either at the studio,... Continue Reading →

Making Friends With Exercise DVDs

Okay, so I love working out to exercise DVDs. Always have. The Kathy Ireland Total Fitness tape, in all its 1990s glory, was my first introduction to exercise and it retains a special place in my heart twenty-plus years later.... Continue Reading →

Fitness Tip of the Month

Quick check-in for me today. Every month I’ll be sharing a fun little piece of information or a new exercise, designed to help you along in your fitness journey. I learned this a couple of months ago, from a barre... Continue Reading →

Things Change

Several years ago I was OBSESSED with Pilates. The kind you do on those crazy-looking machines. I loved how it felt. My favorite thing was when we got to put the jump boards on the bottom and hop around. It... Continue Reading →

Group Exercise Classes

It’s totally normal to be intimidated by exercise--especially group exercise. I say that as a personal trainer, but also as someone who has taken a variety of classes over the years. I thought it would be a good idea to... Continue Reading →

Flour-less Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

These muffins are my latest pre-workout snack of choice. I tend to like to workout first thing in the morning, and the promise of chocolate is often the thing that actually gets me out of bed and to my workout.... Continue Reading →

Photo Shoot Day!

Hello again! Hope you’re having a great week. It’s December already. How did that happen? There are some exciting things on the way for the studio! And in preparation for that, we did something I had certainly never done before…... Continue Reading →

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