Category: Fitness

February 11, 2016

Cut Your Cardio in Half!

Do you ever wish you enjoyed going to the gym? That lacing up those running shoes put a smile on your face? I used to feel that way. While training for my first bikini competition, I worked out so hard that I began to despisethe gym. I spent two hours at the gym every single day. I’m not over […]... Read More


December 13, 2015

Weight Training: The Secret to Speeding Up Fat Loss & Toning Your Body

When I ask my clients what their health and fitness goals are, almost every single one of them says that they want to lose fat and tone their muscle. But when I ask what their current training regimen looks like, it’s cardio, light weights, yoga, barre, etc. These examples are great things to incorporate into your exercise […]... Read More


  1. Barely Vegan says:

    I’m happy to see you’ve launched your website! It looks beautiful. This is some great advice. I must say I’m one of those who stayed away from lifting weights because I thought I’d get big and muscular. Over the last year or so I’ve been learning exactly what you just explained. Now I’m trying to learn more about lifting and trying to find something I can do at home because I’m not a gym kinda gal! I’m pretty small already, so I don’t want to lose weight, I just want to get toned. Right now all I do is ride my spinning bike, which I love. Great post!! Can’t wait to learn more from you. 🙂

    • Raquel Roldan says:

      I’m so happy you took the time to comment! I can’t believe I missed your post. How has your lifting experience been? We are moving into a larger home in a few weeks and I can’t wait to start our home gym and add more fitness posts to the blog!