Weight Loss

Reduce Hunger and Lose Weight with Resistant Starch

Reduce Hunger and Lose Weight with Resistant Starch

Did you know that your digestive tract is home to around 100 trillion bacteria—more than all the stars in the Milky Way galaxy?

Collectively known as your microbiome, your gut bacteria impact virtually every aspect of your health, including your appetite, immune system, moods, and your ability to lose weight.

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Secrets to Getting Fit While Still Having a Social Life

Secrets to Getting Fit While Still Having a Social Life

One of the most common concerns my Boston personal training team and I hear when first meeting someone new to our center is, “how do I reach my weight loss and fitness goals while still having a social life?”

It’s a legitimate question as many of our society’s rituals for bonding and connecting with family and friends often revolve around food and drink.

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How to Become Your Own Health Coach

How to Become Your Own Health Coach

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably followed the suggestions and advice of “experts” and “gurus” and experimented with various eating approaches. 

It seems like nearly everyday, a new diet or method of eating is being promoted and touted as the “best” and/or “healthiest”.  

As a result, you may feel extremely confused about which approach works best as you attempt to sort through the overwhelming amount of information. 

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3 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know

3 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know

Are you afraid that lifting weights will make your body bulky? Are you convinced that cardio is the best way to lose weight? If you’re confused by all the conflicting info on how to reach your fitness and weight loss goals, you’re not alone. We’re going to dive into three myths about strength training for women.

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Make Your Mornings AUMazing with a Super-Smoothie

Make Your Mornings AUMazing with a Super-Smoothie

Whether your goal is losing weight, combatting fatigue, or preparing for an important presentation, getting your morning nutrition right can make a significant impact on whether or not you reach your goals. Here’s a quick, delicious super-smoothie recipe.

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Health Secrets from Around the World: Part Two

Health Secrets from Around the World: Part Two

In part two of our three part series, Health Secrets from Around the World, we explore the health benefits of incorporating maca and sardines into your diet.

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Health Secrets from Around the World: Part One

Health Secrets from Around the World: Part One

Whether you’d like to experience more energy, increase your strength, burn belly fat, or boost metabolism, I’m excited to share these transformative health “secrets” with you so you too can experience the remarkable benefits that they offer.

Part one of the three-part series of health secrets focuses on India and the benefits of turmeric, curry, and curcumin.

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Lose Weight and Build A Better Booty with Kettlebell Swings


Lose Weight and Build A Better Booty with Kettlebell Swings


If you’re short on time like most of our personal training clients, the key to maximizing your workouts is choosing exercises that optimize the production of fat-burning hormones.

“The kettlebell swing is among the most effective fat-burning workouts.” says Chris Carreiro, MA, CSCS, CPT, Founder of Aum Training Center, “Kettlebell swings burn as many calories as all-out sprints and increase your metabolism for hours after your workout is finished.”

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5 AUMazing Supplements to Help You Look and Feel Your Best

5 AUMazing Supplements to Help You Look and Feel Your Best

I was fortunate to work in the supplement industry for nearly five years where I learned how to filter through all the research to provide trusted recommendations.

Here are the top 5 supplement recommendations for combating the signs of aging, boosting energy, and supporting your weight loss goals.

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How to Stay Healthy and Fit While Traveling

How to Stay Healthy and Fit While Traveling

Whether you’re heading cross-country for a business conference or leaving the country for a vacation to explore an exotic destination, one thing is for sure: trips alter your regular routine in a way that can make it more challenging to stay healthy, fit, and on track toward your weight loss goals. Regardless of the obstacles you face, there are ways to prevent massive food binges and missed workouts to stay on track of your fitness and health goals.

Here are 10 tips to stay healthy and fit while traveling my Boston personal trainer team and I have successfully used at our fitness center with our clients to keep them active and health conscious while away from home.

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How to Lose Weight by Healing Your Gut

How to Lose Weight by Healing Your Gut

Over the past few years, my Boston personal trainer team and I have helped hundreds of busy parents and professionals reach their weight loss goals by designing a meal plan geared toward improving their digestive health.

When a new client comes to our fitness center and wants to know how to lose weight, we teach them that a healthy eating plan is based on a robust 2 step process.

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