Cryosuana: Chill AF

Posts by Jessica Glazer

Cryosuana: Chill AF

Cryo-what? Cryotherapy… Sounds like some sort of Marvel comic event where we will be introduced to the new Iceman character, no wait, he already exists (cue weird faces, why does she know that?) Stop judging, my brother is a comic book geek and worked in a comic book store for years. I grew up around…

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JESS GLAZER – Brand Launch!

Hey there, thanks for popping over. I’m so grateful that you’re here supporting me and kicking off this brand launch! So, I’ve been working tirelessly on new programs, creating magic with my incredible graphic designer, placing product orders, getting the word out, and of course updating the website. Once I do my job, then a…

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“FIT” TRIPS

FIT TRIPS (Friendship Inspired Training) ….cute, catchy, fun, but what are they and why?!?! Let’s get real. This is how it all went down. I love to try new things. I love to meet new people. I love to experiment with fitness classes. I love to sweat. I love to feel empowered (who doesn’t). I…

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Waist trainers…. HELL NO!

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably seen everyone from Snooki to the Kardashian clan wearing waist trainers, cinchers, corsets, whatever you want to call them. They’re not only wearing them, but they’re endorsing and promoting these torture devices like they’re the beez neez. Mic drop, it’s a BIG FAT LIE! Everywhere you look…

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Speed Bumps Ahead…

Ok, so we all know that life isn’t always smooth and the majority of us at some point have said “when it rains it pours”. It isn’t strange that while searching for a living kidney donor for my mom, mentally preparing for her transplant, organizing life post transplant, planning my wedding, being the maid of…

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Change the ending to someone’s story…

Ok, so if you follow me on Instagram @alterego_fitness or Facebook then you are aware that today, June 1, 2016 is a life changing day for my family and I. Today is the day that my mom Stephanie will regain her life, her energy, and her happiness. At this very moment we are sitting in…

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Real & Raw…My Eating Disorder Uncovered

I couldn’t tell you why NOW is the right time, but it is. After over a decade of hiding my eating disorders, lying, and feeling ashamed I recently starting telling my story. You see, I had always been open with my brother, a few select friends, and even boyfriends along the way. Although telling my…

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Bring on the overwhelm…

I’m sure you’ve all felt overwhelmed at some point; probably more often than any of us would like to admit. When we become overwhelmed, we are completely taken over by mind and/or feelings. Although this generally has a negative connotation like being overwhelmed and stressed with work, finances, or time; being overwhelmed is often an…

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it’s MY turn

Ahhh, I am so, so, so excited to be introducing my new program to all of you! I wanted to put something together that I could give back to everyone as a “thank you” for all of your support and love during my competition prep, business launch, wedding planning, and now recovery from my injury.…

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Jess’s Favorite Things

I’m not Oprah so, unfortunately I will not be giving away all of my favorite things to an audience of people. On the bright side though, I will be giving you a detailed list with links right to the items! These gifts are perfect for those last minute shoppers who don’t know what to get…

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What’s the deal with gratitude?

Gratitude seems to be all the buzz these days. It’s not a new concept, but it’s been spreading like wildfire; so what gives? According to a recent study from Harvard and Forbes Magazine, practicing regular gratitude can have the following positive effects: • General happiness and optimism increase • A more outgoing personality • Opens…

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per-se-ver-ance

“Seeing the finish line and having the strength to reach it. It’s what we do.” -unknown I’m not sure that I’m looking for the “finish line”, because my goals are bigger than just reaching a line and stopping. However, I have definitely set myself up with small water station goals along the way and I’ve…

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Eat, Sleep, Pull-Up, Repeat

Pull-ups happen to be one of my favorite exercises. Not just because they’re a compound movement that exhausts the back, shoulders, an arms all at once; but because they make you feel like a strong and sexy ninja beast! Any exercise that incorporates manipulating your total body weight should be a staple. Another huge perk…

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Post-Op update from “Couchland”

Hey everyone! Last week I gave you all the back-story about how the injury happened and told you that I would need surgery. So, here we go! My surgery was on Friday, October 2nd. The night before I made sure to give my leg a good shave, make sure my toenails looked cute, and stopped…

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Recovery: Before – During – After

I’m one-week post operation and I’ve decided to blog about my experience. I want to open up, get real, be raw, and to let you in on what happens before, during, and after. So, let’s back track. Just over a month ago, Mike and I woke up bright and early to make our way down…

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Fitness in the Park

To keep things interesting and keep yourself motivated, change it up! Check out my Fitness in the Park video for inspiration :0) Remember when you a were kid and everything was a toy, anywhere was a playground, and a cardboard box was a castle?!? Get back to your roots, make anything/anywhere your playground, your gym,…

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What does strong mean to you?

Last weekend, I attended a fitness camp. This was no ordinary fitness camp, this was STRONG CAMP hosted by the incredible and inspiring Strong Fitness magazine. The basic rundown…. 40 women from all over the world (yes, my own roommate flew in from Scotland!) of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels coming together to be…

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July 4th- Earn your stars & stripes!

July 4th; when we come together to celebrate adopting the Declaration of Independence. The day that the United States formally separated from Great Britain back in 1776. Typically, our July 4th festivities look very similar and include cookouts, concerts, family, friends, bathing suits, parades, drinking, and fireworks. It is not uncommon for any summer cookout…

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stepping out of your comfort zone

Okay, so what’s the buzz all about? Everyone is talking about “stepping out of your comfort zone”. It almost seems to be a trend lately. Why has it gotten to be such a popular strategy NOW when it’s been around for hundreds of years? I can’t explain the sudden craze, but I can tell you…

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Spiralizing with my momma

Like many of you, I celebrated Memorial Day yesterday surrounded by loved ones and food! Mike and I spent the day with my parents and of course our furry puppies! We were spoiled with gorgeous weather and BBQ’ing. My mom had prepared some delicious food for the boys; you know bison burgers and pork tenderloin…

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What’s in my fridge?

My Sunday routine is generally the same; sleeping later than 5am, getting an awesome stress-free workout in, enjoying time with Mike, doing laundry, hitting up multiple grocery stores, food prepping for the week, writing, reading, relaxing, recharging, dinner with my parents and taking a nice Epson Salt bath! As we were putting away the groceries,…

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Booty-Building Breakthrough

Four years ago I snapped 3 ligaments in my ankle and had to have major reconstructive surgery. My incredible surgeon patched me back together with 5 anchors and 5 pins. I was in a wheelchair with my leg elevated for 4 months, on crutches for an additional 2, in physical therapy for nearly a year,…

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Sometimes, you just need to unplug…

With starting an online-based business and blogging, I have been spending more time on the computer and social media than normal. I’ve never been a huge TV watcher and certainly was never into video games. However, with the world we live in now, I feel like somehow I’m always staring at a screen. I’m a…

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10 Random Facts about ME!

Far too often we get caught up in the daily grind that we forget about the little things. You know, the things that make us unique and special. I decided that this week I wanted to share 10 random facts that you probably don’t know about me. Hopefully, this will inspire you to think of…

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Are you TIRED of the same old workout?

Have you ever seen the crazy events and races where people are flipping gigantic tracker tires? How about the World’s Strongest Man Competition where it looks like they can throw 800 pound tires around like they’re foam Frisbees? Okay, so what’s the deal with that anyway? Workouts like this have been around for years, but…

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S-T-R-E-T-C-H it out!

So, what’s the deal with stretching anyway? Like many health topics, the debate on stretching is always changing. One day it’s bad for you and another it’s the best thing since sliced bread. From my own research, years of training, and personal experiences, stretching has always helped me. Here are the two most common questions…

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Guilt free spicey cauliflower buffalo bites

Being vegan doesn’t mean I have to miss out on treats, junk food, and social party snacks. Here is a delicious and guilt free version of a healthy buffalo bites. Bonus- they’re vegan and gluten free :0) Let’s face it; cauliflower is the new black! It’s trending with foodies right now, trust me. Watch out…

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Decrease stress by organizing your home & mind

Have you ever felt like you were drowning in your own life? Bogged down with a million things to remember, completely booked, forgetting important dates , having trouble keeping track of your bills, feeling like everything you are looking for is somehow lost? If so, then you probably need a good de-cluttering session! According to UCLA’s…

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My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

Everyone is always talking about meal prepping, and to be completely honest, I have found that meal prepping really does make my life so much easier. Think about a pineapple… mmmm…when it’s sitting on the counter it looks yummy, but do you really want to deal with cutting it? Instead of taking the time to…

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Beat those winter blues

For so many of us this time of year is dark, cold, snowy, and basically depressing. While this may not apply to everyone, it certainly happens to enough of us that it needs to be addressed! Living in the North East, I completely understand how miserable winters can be and how freezing weather can smash…

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V-Day the Heart Healthy Way

I’m all for a romantic night out, wining and dining your loved one, and feeling special; however, Valentine’s Day, like many things has gotten out of control. For most, it’s just another excuse to over indulge on unhealthy foods, candy, chocolate and spending money. So, let’s raise our glasses (of water, duh) to a different…

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5 TIPS TO HELP MOTIVATE YOU #beastmode

Trust me, even “gym junkies” need an extra kick in the booty every once in a while. Whether we can’t seem to find our mojo or are frustrated with slow progress or just being plain tired and stressed…it’s often a challenge to give it your all. So, what can you do to change that? 1.…

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