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A big CONGRATULATIONS to the Bells and Barbells brides that are getting married this month!!   Kelly Stroud April 1st   Laura Swart April 22nd   Quincy Jordan April 22nd   Catherine Keeter April 22nd   Kinsey Naylor April 27th   Lindsey Moreland April 29th   Brandi Butterworth April 29th Check out Brandi's progress! Brandi came to Bells and Barbells with a goal of getting back to her pre-pregnancy weight in time for her wedding. She has been with Bells and Barbells for 4 months and working out 3 times a week! WOW!!! #GoalCrushing! ...

I decided to write this article in response to the many questions I am asked on a daily basis about my training business and preferred workout methodology. People often ask, "What makes it different?", "How will it benefit me?"and "Why is it the smarter choice?".   I often respond to these questions with a simple. "Do you just want to look good or do you want your body to move as well as you look?" As well all know, at the end of the day beauty fades and if you didn't take the time...

If your looking for a Dallas wedding cake, you should definitely put Annie's Culinary Creations on your list. When my fiance and I first got engaged, the only thing he cared about was the wedding cake. You hear about men who don’t want any part of the planning, but when you mention cake tastings, their eyes light up like a little kid. Who knew there were so many flavor combinations, cake balls, cookies, pies and mini pies. It is like a dream come true walking into one of these bakeries. When...

Bells and Barbells: Where You Can Whittle Your Waist Without Losing Your Base! #fitbride Karla started with Bells and Barbells on January 3rd 2016 and has already lost 10 lbs and 2 inches around the waist! #goalcrushing Karla comes to see me every week for three 60-minute private training sessions, her program is designed with her and her wedding day goals in mind. I not only work one-on-one with her in the gym but, I continue to do so outside of it as well. I follow up with her regarding nutrition and personalized...

If you are a bride-to-be that has considered adding strength training to your gym routine but worry about "bulking up" or "getting huge", READ THIS.  Strength training won't have those effect usnless you aim for it. Like most women, I am guilty of thinking the same thing and it's time we give ourselves a little shake! As women, we should NOT be afraid of adding muscle mass, we should actually be concerned with loosing it. I am going to give you at least 6 reasons why you should be hitting the weights...

"Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost your feel-good endorphins and distract you from daily worries" - The Mayo Clinic   Preparing for a wedding can sometimes leave you feeling overwhelmed and a little exhausted. You have so many things to plan and to do! Dress fittings, dance lessons, selecting music withe your DJ, table settings and placements, how will you ever find the energry!? You're probably thinking, "Ok, thanks for pointing out the obvious but, what can I do to fix it?"   One of the...

Bells and Barbell's private training client and soon-to-be bride, Katy G has been working hard and training 3 times a week with me at B&B, but now that she is only 3 months out from her big day, she is ready to take things to the next level. She will be joining Simply fit Meals 6-week nutriton challenge! Katy loves to jog on the Katy trail in...