There is a TON of information out there about health and wellness, and it seems like it’s changing all the time (remember when carbs were basically banned?). On the blog, I break down the latest and greatest in the health world with real, science-backed evidence you can trust. That way, you have all the facts you need to decide if a certain workout or a new superfood works for your life. Things in the wellness world move pretty fast, but you can count on this blog to be a reliable, data-backed resource that you can come back to again and again.


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Listen, I don’t have all the answers, but I can share my experience thus far as an independent, female business owner. I have to constantly remind myself, that’s no small feat. I have made many mistakes and will continue to make them throughout this journey as a business owner. I think it’s important, especially for […]

What are any top tips for running a business?

January 23, 2023

I asked one of my clients what she would like to know more about if I published a blog and I unexpectedly got this answer. I usually get, “how much protein should I be eating?” or “how do I lean out for summer?” Both fine answers, but never did I expect to get, “how do […]

Why you are your best investment?

January 17, 2023

I wanted all my pain and suffering to be worth it. I was standing in my room with limited clothing on to take my before pictures. I took a deep breathe while I had tears streaming down my face. I took a photo from the front, side, and back to the best of my ability. […]

How I transformed my body after Covid

December 8, 2021

Low-carb diets have got it all wrong. Ask anyone who needs to lose weight and they’ll probably say, “I need to cut back on carbs.” There’s such biological complexity and we need to look at the bigger picture. Do carbs increase insulin levels? Yes, they do. Does increased insulin after meals lead to fat gain? […]

Are carbs the enemy?

November 19, 2021

Sleep in my opinion is the most underrated essential function to our bodies. Forget results for a minute. Let’s talk day to day functionality. Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed nations fail to obtain the recommended eight hours of sleep.* I doubt you’re surprised by that fact, but you’ll be shocked at the consequences. Reading […]

Why is sleep so important?

November 19, 2021

Welcome to my blog! I deemed it appropriate to begin on this topic considering we are approaching 2022. If you know me, you know that as a coach, the beginning of the new year isn’t my favorite time. I’m always here to encourage those with goals for the new year, but there is a lack […]

Goal setting 101

November 12, 2021

I'm a certified personal trainer and nutrition coach in Chicago. On paper, I specialize in strength and conditioning, pre- and post-natal fitness, and online nutrition coaching. I've had the opportunity to work with organizations like Under Armour, Lululemon, and the Chicago Blackhawks at MB Ice Arena. Day to day I'm blest to work with both athletes and the general population in the Chicagoland area. 

online personal coaching and semi-private training

Online nutrition coaching & programming

Fitness, nutrition, and wellness workshops

I'm Nikki,