Believe In A Better You!

There is some real power in positive thinking. Plus, there are certainly many studies out there to prove the benefits of happy thoughts. When it comes to keeping yourself motivated to achieve your fitness goals, take your positive thoughts to the next level: Begin by celebrating YOU Read More

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10 Ways to Beat Holiday Stress Outside of Your Workout

A good workout can always relieve my stress for a few hours after the workout is completed. Yet, this time of year involves travel and many disruptions to schedules so a workout may not be possible or may not even be enough to keep the stress at bay. There are many other ways to keep the mind and body at peace. Below is a list of some of my tried and true favorites. Read More

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3 Reasons Why Most People Don't See Changes When They Workout

Today, there are more gyms, training facilities, studios, and places to workout now, more so than any other time in the history of the fitness industry. Guess what? There has been little to no change in the obesity rate in this country. People are not really changing what they eat. Thus, the bigger question is - are they working out? Most people would say yes. So why no change? Read More

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5 Tips For Healthy Snacking

Snacking - it’s probably one of the main downfalls of a person’s attempt at healthy eating. I can say that for myself, snacking is a major issue. A person can be on point when it comes to their main three meals, but when stressful moments in the day pop up it can be very difficult to think clearly about food choices. Read More

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5 Strategies For Beating the Winter Blues and Keeping Your Fitness Goals

Winter is here and the transition from fall to winter is never easy. We still crave for those warm summer nights and with temperatures dropping down and the days getting shorter, it doesn't get easier. Even the best of us don't always feel like eating well or hitting the gym. Although many see the cold weather as an excuse to cover up in bulky clothing and hibernate until spring, working out can actually help clear your winter blues Read More

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How To Make Your Abs POP!

What you feed your body is a direct reflection of how your body looks, so choose wisely. Everyone has an opinion on what to eat and when to eat it. I've tried it all and know what works for me: simple, cheap, effective. Read More

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How To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving

The next couple of months are jam packed with holidays and parties which does mean there’s an increased amount of social eating. How to navigate safely around these social gathering landmines? Allow me to share some personal tips that I’ve followed over the years that have proven successful. Read More

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Is Strength Training Only For Men?

There are a lot of women out there who believe that strength training is only for men, myself included up until a couple years ago. With all of the myths out there regarding women and strength training it is hard not to believe them, most of which claim that weights are for men and women will get BIG and BULKY if they touch weights. Read More

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What is the LiHi workout? How is this fitness method used at BodyBurn By Ray?

What is LiHi (we pronounce it lee-high) and how does BodyBurn class use this new strategy to get better results while getting people to move more frequently? Read More

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My Quest for Muscle Tension Relief

All this work that my body does naturally takes its toll. One rest day a week sometimes doesn’t cut it. I need to do some extra stuff to help my body get the recovery it needs such as stretching after a workout or getting a massage. Read More

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