Flexibility 101

Hi Friends! Usually, people use cardio for heart health and weight lifting for strength, but there is a third form of health that needs an equal amount of attention; flexibility. Flexibility is being able to move through your full range of motion and can help with some of those pesky aches and pains you mayContinue reading “Flexibility 101”

7 Steps to Better Eating Habits

Food is a tricky thing. It consumes us while we consume it. I have had issues with binge eating and experiencing immense guilt when I ate poorly. My life circulated around food and I hated it. I felt like I had no control, like I was a slave to food. After much trial and error,Continue reading “7 Steps to Better Eating Habits”

7 Steps to Change Your Sedentary Lifestyle

Hi friends! I’m so glad you’re here! Have you been wanting to change your sedentary lifestyle, but can’t seem to break the spell? Lord, let me tell you, I completely understand how that feels! I had MAJOR issues with learning to move my body. I spent so much of my life on the couch; itContinue reading “7 Steps to Change Your Sedentary Lifestyle”

Flexibility Pt.1: Fascia!

“Sit in your chair with your knees bent and dorsiflex your ankle (flex up and down). Now take that leg and with the knee straight, put it on the table in front of you and do the same thing. The foot moves less. Now bend your trunk forward. Even less motion [in the ankle]. Next,Continue reading “Flexibility Pt.1: Fascia!”

You CAN be That Person

Do you ever feel like you’re not reaching your potential or you’re simply not who you want to be? I get that and it kinda sucks… I used to lay in bed thinking about the future Emilee and what she might be like. She was always this outspoken, confident person that could accomplish anything sheContinue reading “You CAN be That Person”

Overcoming Gymtimidation: According to a Plus Sized Trainer

I remember when I started my fitness journey seven years ago. I felt like all eyes were on me and I, in noway, belonged in the gym (or so I thought). I would go to the gym EARLY in the morning to avoid people. Then, I would look for the emptiest space in the roomContinue reading “Overcoming Gymtimidation: According to a Plus Sized Trainer”

Starting Your Journey to Self-Love

Hi All! I want to talk to you today about a monster we all face; self-loathing. To get to a place of self-love we must first face our monster head on. Don’t worry, I’ll explain the primary weapon you need to win the fight. You’ve got this.❤ Self-loathing often spawns from too much self-criticism. BelieveContinue reading “Starting Your Journey to Self-Love”

Cajun Roasted Sweet Potato

Ingredience: 4 medium to large sweet potatoes, brunoise 1.5-2 TBLS Olive oil 1 TBLS Cinnamon A sprinkle of kosher salt Cajun seasoning to taste. This is the recipe I use. Cayenne pepper (optional) Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking pan with foil In a mixing bowl, toss the sweet potato withContinue reading “Cajun Roasted Sweet Potato”

My Journey

Hi! My name is Emilee. I am a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer, YMCA group exercise instructor and health coach, and am Stairmaster H.I.I.T. certified. More so than that, I am a plus sized fitness professional. I am passionate about body positivity and learning to love who you are as you are.Continue reading “My Journey”