The ZentasticFit Blog

Wellness. Fitness. Motivation. And everything in between.

How to Do Online Personal Training

Being an online personal trainer is a great way to expand your training business, reach more clients, and have more flexibility in your schedule. However, virtual training is very different...

Jan 14, 2021.

How Can a Holistic Nutritionist Help Me?

As their name would suggest, holistic nutritionists (sometimes called wellness nutritionists or health and/or wellness coaches, though some wellness coaches may focus more on mental well-being than on nutrition) focus...

Jan 14, 2021.

Life Coaches vs. Counselors: What’s the Difference?

With life coaching having grown considerably in popularity in recent decades, it might leave you wondering what all the hype is about and what a life coach does. More specifically,...

Jan 14, 2021.

How does working with a beauty expert benefit me?

It’s no secret that our beauty preferences change over time. There might be moments when you want a more dramatic, signature look, and other times when you want to take...

Jan 12, 2021.

Exercise Benefits, Part 5: Why You Should Do Yoga (or Barre or Pilates)

There are people out there who might be thinking, “Yoga? That’s not a workout.” I get it. I used to be one of those people. But as I’ve gained more...

Jan 5, 2021.

Exercise Benefits, Part 6: Why You Should Stretch

In the final part of this six-part series on the benefits of exercise, I’ll close with a discussion of what I close all my classes with: stretching. While it may...

Jan 4, 2021.

Seven Tips from Senior Yogis

Whether you’re looking to start teaching yoga online or have been around the block a few times, it’s always a good idea to get input and advice from other instructors....

Jan 4, 2021.

How to Sustain Health Habits Even with a Busy Schedule

I get it: you’re busy; you have a lot of demands on your time; life gets in the way. Some days—heck, maybe most days—you hardly seem to have the time...

Jan 4, 2021.

Want to Be Healthier? Be Happier!

Being happy is an abstract term, but working with a professional life coach can help if you’re not sure what it means for you. You can work together to understand...

Dec 29, 2020.

Exercise Benefits, Part 4: Why You Should Do Intervals (If You Can)

I might be a bit of an anomaly (after all, I love burpees—and I don’t say that sarcastically; I truly love them), but I love HIIT (high-intensity interval training). I...

Dec 28, 2020.

Exercise Benefits, Part 3: Why You Should Do Strength Training

I'll be honest: I hate strength training. Well, "hate" is maybe a little strong, but I definitely I fall solidly into the cardio camp. Give me an open trail and...

Dec 28, 2020.

Exercise Benefits, Part 2: Why You Should Do Cardio

In all my years of teaching group fitness, I’ve found it pretty universally true that everyone falls into one—and only one—camp: you’re either a cardio person or a strength person....

Dec 28, 2020.

Stress and Resilience: Two Sides of the Same Coin

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all, but in different ways, hitting some harder than others. Even for those who have been similarly disrupted, how they’ve responded might be drastically...

Dec 23, 2020.

Better Body Image: A Surprising Potential Benefit of Yoga

Yoga has become a popular activity for many people in recent years, and for a good reason: it can calm the mind, improve physical health, and boost the mood. Many...

Dec 20, 2020.

Advice for Aspiring Yoga Teachers

Starting something new can be exciting but is also challenging and usually at least a bit overwhelming. And that can be especially true with something as nuanced, varied, and high-profile...

Dec 20, 2020.

Tried and True Training Advice

We get it. Online fitness training and online fitness coaching are hard. You have preparation to do, plans to make, follow-ups to conduct, and clients to recruit. On top of...

Dec 20, 2020.

Personal Training: Tips for Success

What makes a good personal trainer? That’s a loaded question, because there are a lot of factors in play. Some people hire a trainer simply for accountability. Others want someone...

Dec 20, 2020.

New to Exercising? Start Slow

If you’re new to the world of fitness, it can be overwhelming. There are so many options of what to do and so many experts telling you what to do...

Dec 19, 2020.

Exercise Benefits, Part 1: Why You Should Aim to Be Active

With how much the fitness industry has grown in recent years, you’re probably well aware of the fact that exercise has many health benefits. But why? How? What specifically does...

Dec 19, 2020.