The Best Holiday Season Fitness Hacks To Stay Healthy (As Seen on ABC 7 Chicago)

When many people think of the Holiday Season, their mind automatically jumps to annual Christmas parties and other festivities. While these festivities are always a highlight of the season, they may leave you feeling like you need to put your fitness goals to the side.    One of the ways I encourage my private weight […]

The Best Yoga Poses for Mental Health

The Holiday Season is often known for how packed it can make your schedule, which leaves many people in a stressed state. Even though it may be known as the season of giving, it’s important to make sure you’re making time for yourself. Whenever I can tell that my [stepitupwithsteph.com]private weight loss clients are starting […]

Yoga Poses to Help Digestion After Thanksgiving (As Seen on The Today Show)

The Holidays are here! The first in the long string of holidays is Thanksgiving – an entire day dedicated to sharing meals with loved ones and reflecting over the past year.  While gathering with loved ones is one of the most anticipated parts of this holiday of giving thanks, another anticipated part is sharing delicious […]

The Best Exercises to Improve Your Balance (As Seen In The Chicago Sun Times)

Improving your balance isn’t just important for those who are recovering from injuries or those who are getting older… it’s important for everyone!  When you work on improving your balance, you’re working to improve your quality of life. The balance improving workouts I design for my private weight loss clients are also fantastic ways to […]

The Best Yoga Mats on Amazon (As Seen on The Healthy)

Investing in the proper equipment for your home gym can help you get the most out of your workouts. Investing in high quality equipment can also lead to you prevent various pains in the future.  If you’re interested in starting a home gym, one of the most basic items I recommend is investing in a […]

Workouts to Help You Round Out Your Butt (As Seen in The Chicago Sun Times)

One of the most popular questions I get asked is how to achieve the perfect bubble butt. One most common misconceptions is that squats alone can build a well rounded butt, when in reality you should use a glute routine.  Using various exercises to help tone your glutes and give you a more well rounded […]

The Best Fitness Trackers For Weight Loss (As Seen On The Healthy)

The holidays are here, and many of your loved ones (or yourself!) may be putting fitness trackers at the top of their wish lists.  If you’ve ever looked into purchasing a fitness tracker for yourself or a loved one, you may have noticed that the market is overly saturated. Determining which fitness tracker would be […]

The Best Way To Tone Your Arms With A Cable Machine (As Seen in the Chicago Sun Times)

For many of my private weight loss clients, achieving the look of toned arms is very important. Whether they want to look great in dresses or even just work on their strength, the cable machine is a great option.  While using a cable machine may seem overwhelming at first, you’ll quickly find that it’s a […]

Jogging for Weight Loss (As Seen On Map My Run)

In a world where obesity is increasingly common and weight loss remedies are advertised anywhere, it’s difficult to know which programs or exercises will work best. Recent studies have shown, however, that one of the best exercises to combat obesity is jogging.  Jogging and running are exercises I always recommend to my private weight loss […]

The Best Way to Work Your Back and Chest on the Cable Machine (As Seen in the Chicago Sun Times)

A cable machine is a fantastic way to give yourself a full body workout. It’s also a great way to strengthen your back and chest muscles, which are essential in your day to day life.  One of the reasons I always recommend my private weight loss clients to use a cable machine to help strengthen […]