Seven Signs of Overtraining

When it comes to healthy habits, you can have too much of a good thing. Fiber is good for you, but too much fiber is a major diet no-no. Even too much sleep can backfire and hurt your health. And exercise is no exception. In fact, trading evenings on the couch for marathon calorie-burning or […]

Strength Training For Kids?

  For Fitness Friday this week, I was asked to look into strength training with kids. Strength training for kids? You bet! Done properly, strength training offers many bonuses to young athletes. Strength training is even a good idea for kids who simply want to look and feel better. In fact, strength training can put […]

5 Shortcuts To Sculpt Your Body

We all know that there are no shortcuts to getting fit and staying fit. Working out takes perseverance, consistency and well, work! But every once in a while, you should stop and ask yourself, “Am I working out smarter and not just harder?” After all, we don’t want to waste one drop of hard-earned sweat […]

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train

It’s Fitness Friday and today we are looking at the merits of strength training. Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidating at first, the […]

8 Reasons Why Your Workout Isn’t Working

Fitness Friday, and today we’re looking at 8 reasons why your workout might not be working. We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren’t delivering the results you want? Or you’re not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity […]

5 Steps to Speed Up Your Metabolism

It’s Fitness Friday again, and I found this extremely interesting and informative article on speeding up your metabolism at Active.com Your metabolism right now is working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat.  Each time you eat, enzymes in your body’s cells break down the food and turn it into energy that keeps […]

4 Signs You Need to Lift More Weight

This is a good article I found on Spark People about making sure that you are lifting enough weight. 4 Signs You Need to Increase Your Resistance Strength training is about building and maintaining a certain level of strength. You might not be lifting enough weight during one or many of your exercises if: 1. […]

Welcome to my new blog!

Hello and welcome to Gluten Free Jenny! My name is Jenny, and I am a Canadian living in Colorado with an amazing husband and two beautiful daughters.  Growing up in Vancouver, BC I had a mom who was dazzling in the kitchen and made most everything we ate from scratch.  I have vivid memories of […]

Come and Work out With Me!

I teach at Sound Body Sound Mind Fitness (64th & Indiana) Punch cards and monthly memberships are available.  I teach 9:30 Tuesday mornings – Muscle (full body weight class) 9:30 Thursday mornings – Spin/Core (45 min spin class and 15 core workout) 12:05 Thursday afternoons – Spin/Fitwall 45 min spin class and 15 min Fitwall) […]