Training Tip Tuesday: The Lateral Raise.

If there is one body part I see trained incorrectly the most, it's shoulders. Men and women alike. Why? What's happening? Where is it breaking down in the movements? Easy. Proper execution of movement goes by the wayside for the sake of gains. Not muscle gains, weight gain in the lift. What do I mean? …

You cannot, logically or physically “miss a Monday”.

As per usual, on this beautiful Monday morning, I've seen a few dozen "Never Miss A Monday!" posts on FB and IG. While I understand it's well-meaning, it does more damage than good. This past Fall, I sparked a little "rah-rah" in the social media world with this post on my personal IG page, and …

What’s in a name…

After a lot of thought, I'm ditching my original name. In the beginning of this crazy journey, VanSpice Fitness, well, it fit. Despite my core focus being on prenatal and postnatal women, I was still focused on working with others as well. Over the past three years, the natural narrowing down of my clientele happened …

The pre-workout lowdown.

One of the questions I'm most commonly asked is: What is the best pre-workout to take? Mommies getting back into fitness will ask which is the safest.  The answer? Coffee. Walk away from the pre-workout section in GNC. Don't even bother clicking the link in the BodyBuilding.com store for them. Go to your favorite coffee …