Category: Fitness

I Will Never Do This As A Personal Trainer

I Will Never Do This As A Personal Trainer

So I have a lot of pet peeves when it comes to the fitness industry, but one of my major pet peeves is when personal trainers write meal plans.   I know people love to consult trainers for this, but…

15 Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Personal Training

15 Surprising Things I’ve Learned About Personal Training

I began personal training five and a half years ago and I had tons of expectations of the business and what it would be like. I think part of me thought it would be way easier than it actually was…

Ten Things About Fitness That Make Personal Trainers Cringe

Ten  Things About Fitness That Make Personal Trainers Cringe

As personal Trainers, we love our jobs and all most things fitness.   Ok maybe not all. I’m not talking about burpees either.   Some fundamental things about the fitness industry just really get on our nerves. Like unrealistic body goals…

The Gigantic Mistake You’re Making When Choosing a Personal Trainer

The Gigantic Mistake You’re Making When Choosing a Personal Trainer

If you’ve recently joined the gym or have had troubles reaching your fitness goals it’s natural to seek the guidance of a personal trainer. So the first thing you do is open up your IG to look up some #bodygoals….

Working Out For Your Body Type is the Answer to your Fitness Frustrations

Working Out For Your Body Type is the Answer to your Fitness Frustrations

It’s time to stop working out like your favorite celebrity and work out for your specific body type.   Your personal body type affects your workouts, and if you know yours, it can be quite helpful. This is why one person can…

Four Major Ways Women Can Benefit From Weight Training

Society constantly scrutinizes the bodies of women, making it extremely tiring for us to keep up with what’s considered acceptable.  As the years have progressed, so has the standard body image… over and over and over again. Thankfully in the…

6 Important Rules for your Sports Bra

6 Important Rules for your Sports Bra

Sports Bras are more complicated than you think. Wearing the wrong bra can deteriorate your breasts, so ladies please pay attention to your sports bras. Chances are you’re wearing one that fits incorrectly and it’s just plain WRONG. Related: Ten…

Trainer Spotlight:Massy Arias

Trainer Spotlight:Massy Arias

This post was originally published on  November 13, 2016 on SheUnplugged   Open up the covers of your popular fitness magazines and it’s quite difficult to find girls that represent us melanated queens. It’s even harder to find realistic fitness gurus. As a melanated Latina, I’ve…