If you follow me on FaceBook or read my blog, you know I don’t believe in “going on a diet.” I do believe in clean eating and portion control. I think this way of eating will promote a healthy body weight and over-all health and wellness. But what happens when you blow it? Can you […]
Here’s an acronym to help you remember 10 ways to stay on track this Thanksgiving. Give yourself permission to enjoy the holiday without guilt or shame. Before you gather around ...
I don’t know about you, but my Facebook page is full of posts about the latest, greatest drinks, shakes, supplements, or wraps to promote health and weight loss. Now listen ...
Metabolism is simply the process of your body turning what you eat and drink (calories) into energy. Without going into the scientific process, I want to look at some common ...
You’re eating well and exercising regularly but the scale is just not moving! You’re not seeing body changes and your clothes are still too snug. What’s up with that? There might be a few things you’re doing to sabotage your weight loss efforts. The Problem Eating Too Much It’s so hard to estimate what […]
Let’s assume you want to make some changes in your lifestyle. First, you have to find your why and then you’ll find what motivates you. What is motivation? How can you get motivated and why do you lose your motivation? Why do some people seem to have endless motivation and some have none? Let’s look […]
As I read client emails this week, it struck me that we each have different obstacles and challenges in this healthy lifestyle journey. One person is just killing the workouts but is struggling with getting her nutrition in line with her goals. Another gal is writing awesome meal plans and is motivated in the kitchen […]
Lately I’ve been writing about some practical topics, but the research geek in me couldn’t stay away for long! Did you know that approximately 36 million people in the United States suffer from migraine headaches. And did you know that those headaches occur most often between the ages of 25-55 when people are the most […]
Hot Body by Monday? Seriously? Last week I gave you the ultimate secret to long term weight loss success: don’t go on a diet! This week we’re going to look at the other side of the health and fitness equation: exercise! Can we really obtain our health and fitness goals in a few days or […]
The mystery is solved! The secret is revealed! The secret to weight loss success is (drum roll please…) don’t go on a DIET! You read that right! Don’t go on a diet! You are setting yourself up to fail on so many levels when you go on a diet. Regardless of the kind of diet you […]
Even when you are just “training for life” to be the best you that you can be, it’s frustrating to have injuries. Sadly, this is a topic I know too much about! I hope my experiences and lessons learned will help you deal with injury or life set-backs! When a professional athlete is injured, top-notch surgeons, […]