Kinsey Mahaffey

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey, MPH, is a Houston-based fitness educator, personal trainer and health coach who developed her commitment to lifelong fitness while playing Division I volleyball. She’s passionate about helping others cultivate a healthy lifestyle and enjoys educating other fitness professionals who share this vision. She’s a Master Instructor and Master Trainer for NASM.

Recent Posts

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What is Pelvic Tilt & How Do You Fix it?

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If you’ve worked out with a personal trainer or in a group fitness class, you may have heard the term ‘pelvic tilt’. A fitness professional may have even told you that you have a pelvic tilt, but what does that mean?
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CPT spotlight Muscles

Lactic Acid Build Up in Muscles: What You Can Do About It

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I have vivid memories of joining my dad as he laid on the ground with his legs elevated after a long run or intense biking session. “What are you doing, dad?” I asked as I wiggled in next to him to copy what he was doing. “Gotta get the lactic acid out!” ...
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Stretches for Beginners: 10 of The Best Movements for Those Just Starting

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A regular stretch routine has many benefits. Stretching will help you increase your flexibility, move better overall, and it’s also a great way to de-stress. As a beginner, it’s great to start with basic stretches that don’t require any crazy contortions ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

Functional Training: Compound Workouts for Fitness

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Functional training has been a popular training term for decades, and you’ve likely seen the term used recently in gym advertisements, fitness magazines, and social media videos. Unfortunately, sometimes in the fitness industry, a term meant to describe ...
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Workout Plans spotlight

How to Really Get Six Pack Abs: 8 Exercises for Strength and Definition

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Ah, the elusive six-pack abs. You’ve seen them on the covers of magazines, on athletes, and perhaps even on people you know personally. Having a six-pack can undoubtedly look impressive from the outsider's perspective, but what you might not be able to ...
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Weight Loss

Weight Lifting for Weight Loss: Which Exercises & Workouts Are Best?

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There are many reasons why someone might decide to start lifting weights, but one of the most common reasons is to lose weight. Consistent exercise, good nutrition, and adequate sleep are critical components of any weight loss plan, and a healthy ...
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Workout Plans

Circuit Training - Everything You Need to Know

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The term "circuit training" is widely used by fitness professionals, magazines, gyms, and fitness classes. If you did a google search to find circuit training classes in your area, no two classes would likely look precisely the same.
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Workout Plans Muscles

How to Perform Goblet Squats for Stronger Glutes

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Squats are a staple exercise in any workout. From bodyweight squats to barbell squats and everything in-between, you can find a squat variation that uses almost any equipment type. Not only is the squat one of the most functional exercises, but it's also ...
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How to Do a Glute Bridge: Form, Workouts, and More

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After hours of sitting at your desk, sitting behind the wheel, and sitting on the couch, the glutes can become underactive. Over time, our bodies adapt to long hours of sitting, resulting in unwanted back pain and tightness, along with some faulty ...
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Behavior Change

Examples of Behavior Change Goals Through Small Steps and Tiny Habits

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As a behavior change specialist, many of our clients like to set new goals for the New Year. By this time of the year, however, it’s estimated that a large majority of people who set New Year’s Resolutions have already given up. If you work in a larger ...
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