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

Weight Loss wellness Nutrition

How to Cut Weight Effectively: 8 Tips for Short-Term Weight Loss

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
Cutting weight may not be the answer for long-term weight loss goals, but if you’re looking to lose body fat and increase muscle mass for an event that’s 2-4 months away, then doing a cut might be a strategy for you to consider.
Read More

wellness OPT Model

NASM Guide to Pushups (Part 5): Building Maximal Strength and Power with Pushups

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
Welcome to part 5 of our push-ups series! If you’ve been following along, then you’ve already read about the importance of form and how to perform a push-up, ways to program and progress the push-up in Phases 1-3 of the OPT Model, and the importance of ...
Read More

CPT OPT Model

NASM Guide to Push-ups (Part 4): Strength and Hypertrophy

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
Can pushups build muscle mass and be incorporated into strength training? Yes! In part 3 of this series, we explored different variations of the push-up and how to progress the push-up in Phase 1 of the OPT Model, Stabilization Endurance Training, using ...
Read More

CPT

NASM Guide to Push-Ups (Part 3): leveling Up The Push-Up

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
In case you missed it, in part 1 of this series, we discussed the proper set-up and form for push-ups, as well as the muscles used in the movement.
Read More

Weight Loss wellness

How to Lose Weight Fast: 10 Steps for Success

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
There are many reasons one might want to lose weight quickly, including (but not limited to): upcoming surgery, doctor’s recommendation, or even for an upcoming event or vacation. As a personal trainer and health coach, I’ve been asked some variation of ...
Read More

Nutrition spotlight

12 Foods That Are High in Fiber: Getting Your Daily Requirements the Easy Way

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
You have likely seen food labels that say, “High in fiber!” These types of advertisements seem to suggest that something high in fiber must be healthy, but why? Does fiber matter? Am I getting enough of it in my diet? What types of foods have fiber?
Read More

Nutrition spotlight

Comprehensive Guide to Dieting for Vegan and Vegetarian Athletes

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
An athlete can eat a vegan or vegetarian diet without sacrificing their performance or body composition, but it takes planning and intentional food choices to be successful.
Read More

Weight Loss

How to Lose Water Weight Effectively

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
I’ve had many a client come into their workout in a panic because they seemingly gained 3-5 pounds overnight. The conversation goes something like this: “I can’t believe I put on 3 extra pounds yesterday,” says the client. “What do you mean?” I ask. They ...
Read More

Workout Plans spotlight

Gym Anxiety Tips: How You Can Overcome ‘Gymtimidation’ and Start Working Out

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
Just thinking about going to the gym might make your heart race and sweat glands activate, but not in anticipation of the heart-pumping workout ahead of you. Instead, it may be feelings of stress and anxiety holding you back from going all-in with a ...
Read More

stretching spotlight

What is Pelvic Tilt & How Do You Fix it?

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
0
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?
Read More
1 2 3