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Going Green! 9 Dangerous Household Items You Should Swap or Eliminate.

Nowadays, we hear the term going green everywhere. It seems to be the “in” thing to do and for good reason. There are many reasons why we should choose to go green. From doing your part to help save our planet to reducing your exposure to chemicals that can have a major impact to your long term health, going green is a no brainer! For the longest time, I didn’t pay much attention to ingredients and I wasn’t too concerned about them.. until I became a mother. It’s funny how that can make you become more aware and actually start caring about your own health and safety (as well as your littles). After giving birth to my daughter Valentina, I...

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Prenatal and Postnatal Supplementation

Supplements have been a part of my health regimen for well over a decade. I studied Fitness and Health in College and have 15 years of experience in the industry so I’m quite confident on this topic. Having successfully competed and coached clients in the fitness industry for several years, I’ve learned a thing or two about supps. I have always been fascinated with nutrition and overall health and wellness. The human body is so complex and everyone’s needs are different based on their current nutrition habits and overall health so that’s why it’s always best to discuss implementing supplements with your doctor. Although it is out of my scope of practice to prescribe supplements, I am happy to share...

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7 Reasons You Should Exercise During Pregnancy

The benefits of physical activity are countless but today I’m going to touch on why it’s so beneficial during pregnancy. Even if you’re not exercising consistently before getting pregnant, you can still integrate it carefully and reap the benefits. The general recommendation is 30 minutes per day and that can be anything from walking, swimming, weight lifting, yoga or whatever you love doing! 1. Move more, feel better. We all know that pregnancy can take a toll on your energy levels, especially during the first and third trimester. The body is busy making magic and working overtime to create a human so it’s understandable. However, exercise has been shown to help increase stamina and give you more energy. Making time...

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