Dec 232013
 

I know you’re wondering what happened to my Day 5 prep journal, so am I!  That day was so crazy and hectic, I didn’t have a moment to write up anything.  It was more of the same in terms of exercise, clients and food from the days prior – from what I can remember anyway!

So, shooting day finally arrived and ready or not, we arrived at the location before sunrise to get started.  However, there was ONE huge obstacle that we had to get around at first, we were locked out of the location!  Elena joked that we were probably just trespassing and didn’t really have permission to be there! Ha! We stayed cool as cucumbers until we got access inside the house and were ready to go!

Now, I’m going to keep you in suspense a little while longer to find out what this video shoot is all about, but what I CAN tell you is that involves bringing you my unique style of fitness with many other cool and fun surprises!

Here is where you wanna be in 2014! In the meantime, please check out the photo diary from the big day below!  I am grateful and loving the opportunity to share with you and this is only the beginning!

 

Taking in the gorgeous view from our stunning location in the West Hollywood Hills!

Juliet Camera View

After the week I had, thank goodness Elena was there to do her magic!

Juliet Makeup

My pre-shoot pose- what?

Juliet Silly on Yoga Mat

In my zone and in my happy place performing some yoga moves.

Juliet Yoga by Pool

 

Plotting and planning with Elena between takes as well as being silly with David Velo Stewart who was in charge for the day!

Juliet and Elena PlanningJuliet Smiling with Dave

No, I’m not sleeping! More shooting on the balcony as the sun begins to set.

Dave Shooting Juliet Foam Roller

     “Say cheese”–pizza that is –what was on my mind as the shoot was drawing to a close!

Juliet Kneeling on Balcony

The beautiful sunset peeking behind the clouds as we finish up with final takes.

Juliet posing with Sunset

IT’S A WRAP! PIZZA TIME! Yes, I was caught devouring a slice in mid-bite.

No, I don’t care! I earned every morsel! #Heaven

Juliet Pizza

 

Thank you for sharing the first part of this journey with me!  So much more to come, so be sure to stay tuned!

 December 23, 2013  Posted by at 3:57 pm Bikini Ready, Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Fitness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Tagged with: , , , ,  Comments Off
Nov 222013
 
The Anatomy of Preparing for a Last Minute Video Shoot- Day 4

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Day 4- Rough Day The effects of low-calorie, low-sodium, high intensity workouts and minimal solid food feels like it’s catching up to me today.  I’ve got a little bit of a short fuse and low energy. However, a great reprieve was training my east coast client via Skype. It was so [...]

Nov 212013
 
The Anatomy of Preparing for a Last Minute Video Shoot- Day 3

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Day 3 “Thin it Down” The scale and knowing your body weight and measurements is an important tool when your on the quick thin down program. My usually shoot weight is about 120-122 and my waist is at 25.5″. On Monday my weight was 126 and my waist was well bigger. [...]

 November 21, 2013  Posted by at 4:21 pm Celebrity Fitness Trainer Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  Comments Off
Nov 202013
 
The Anatomy of Preparing for a Last Minute Video Shoot- Day 2

Tuesday November 19, 2013 I had to kick it up a gear today and get on top of my team, other than Christa we have no one booked to shoot this..What?! this is craziness, wondering if we can really pull it off and even if we do, will the final product be anything worth using? [...]

 November 20, 2013  Posted by at 3:46 pm Bikini Ready, Fitness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Tagged with: , , , , ,  Comments Off
Nov 192013
 
The Anatomy of Preparing for a Last Minute Video Shoot- Day 1

  I just scored an AMAZING location to shoot some personal videos (No silly not those kind of personal videos) though I’m not going to tell what it is yet!  Let’s just say you will definitely benefit from them- in some way!  Ahh, don’t you just love the suspense?!  Anyway, I just found out that we [...]

 November 19, 2013  Posted by at 6:19 pm Celebrity Fitness Trainer Tagged with: , , , , ,  Comments Off
Oct 302013
 
A Gluten-Free Halloween!

  Can you believe it’s already Halloween! This year is slipping through my very fingers!  I’m thankful to be busy with a studio expansion, exciting projects on the horizon and of course my lovely clients, but these months are flying by! Anyway, ready or not, the holidays are now upon us and a plethora of decadent [...]

 October 30, 2013  Posted by at 5:57 pm Healthy Eating, Zen Pilates Studio Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off
Jun 282013
 
Pilates In The Pool

Wow! It seems like I just blinked and the beginning of July was tapping on my shoulder!  I’ve been keeping myself very busy with clients and events with Dr. Weil and Activate Drinks!  Summer is officially here and temperatures are soaring, so what better way to get in a good workout and stay cool than [...]

 June 28, 2013  Posted by at 12:23 pm Bikini Ready, Fitness, Healthy Living Comments Off
Feb 052013
 

Every year I run into the same dilemma… the inevitable Valentine’s Day and Awards Season collision. After finally recovering from the extra holiday food, here comes Valentine’s Day with it’s enticing chocolates and quickly followed by my favorite time of year, Awards season. See the problem? I’ll never deny myself a nibble (okay, it’s really [...]

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Nov 122012
 
Coffee VS. Green Tea

A boost of caffeine before a workout is a popular way to rev up your metabolism and burn off some extra calories says WebMD.com. However; not all caffeine sources are equal; the 2 most popular sources are green tea and coffee. Clients often ask me, “Which is better, coffee or green tea?” I vote for [...]

 November 12, 2012  Posted by at 12:19 pm Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Fitness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Comments Off
Sep 272012
 
15 Minutes to Recharge Your Workout

This month Shape Magazine is featuring a Pilates special as their Workout of the Month. The article, “Retool Your Routine” features a 15-minute kick start to your current routine! Shape reached out to me to create this program that uses either a resistance band or ball (or both!). You can incorporate these moves into your [...]

 September 27, 2012  Posted by at 2:51 pm Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Fitness, Zen Pilates Studio Comments Off