overwhelmed or over committed?

2 most common things I see when working with ladies to #levelUP their health and wellness. #1: They are OVERWHELMED Women running on 4-6 hours a sleep per night juggling work, home, family, kids, themselves. These ladies are TIRED! And if I were running on 4-6 hours of sleep, I would definitely not spend myContinue reading “overwhelmed or over committed?”

how do i love thee?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love myself so I no longer exist on controlled starving, I appreciate my body now not before or what’s to come. I love myself to know when my inner critic rears its head. I realize that I do not have to suffer for success.Continue reading “how do i love thee?”

the only pounds you should focus on

You can pee out about a pound. #waterYou may even poop out two. #foodvolumeIf you eat a bowl of pho, you’ll gain 2-3. #sodiumIt’s your period week? 4-5 lbs up is norm. #waterretention The only pounds you should be persuaded by? The ones you load onto the bar! Ready to @levelup by adding lifting heavyContinue reading “the only pounds you should focus on”

that was then this is now

You know already there is so. much. nutrition information out there. A big chunk of it is often WRONG and comes from absolutely NOWHERE. I’ve witnessed first hand how many of my ladies end up confused, misled and miserable as they live and die by their hard core diet rules, extreme fitness rules and suckContinue reading “that was then this is now”

overcoming compulsive exercise by getting S.W.O.L.E

There’s an ugly side to exercise, one that not many people talk about. There’s so much praise given to people who go big or go home; who walk the no pain no gain line; who live and die by the last one standing motto. And friends, those very expressions hide some dark truth – thatContinue reading “overcoming compulsive exercise by getting S.W.O.L.E”

your #actions are always talking

I came across this saying: “Your actions are always talking. What are you allowing & preventing in your day to day?” And it got me thinking… Welp folks, IUI #4 was the fourth #fail. When I started this journey, I’ve always tip toed into this arena with a “matter of fact” mindset. I know that I had toContinue reading “your #actions are always talking”

#aloha, i’m Lee-Ann, your #honolulupersonal trainer

Aloha, my name is Lee-Ann Watanabe. I am a Media Planner turned Personal Trainer after a diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis showed me that my life was too short to be stuck at a job I didn’t truly love.  One other thing that I’ve never loved much though – my body. Initially, my passion for fitnessContinue reading “#aloha, i’m Lee-Ann, your #honolulupersonal trainer”

#bodytransformation with Amor Woolsey

Today I had the great pleasure of having client Amor Woolsey on my iglive to discuss her weight loss journey after being over 300lbs; what she’s learned after her natural weight loss and her experience with #Moderation365 nutrition coaching with me! As a workout trainer on Oahu in Hawaii, doing both virtual (online training services)Continue reading “#bodytransformation with Amor Woolsey”

#bodypositivity with Life Coach Diana Gremillion

I had an amazing chat with Life Coach Diana Gremillion of Successful Life Strategies about #bodypositivity. Diana Gremillion is a life coach and motivational speaker with Successful Life Strategies who helps business owners manifest the life of their dreams. After struggling with her body her whole life, Diana found a way to love her bodyContinue reading “#bodypositivity with Life Coach Diana Gremillion”

are you a runner or new to strength training?

Are you a runner? Are you a beginner to strength training and have knee issues with squats and lunges?This is for you!!! The VMO Dip exercise! The VMO Dip is an exercise that can help alleviate knee pain and develop more efficient knee cap movement by strengthening the Quad muscle (the muscle that is yourContinue reading “are you a runner or new to strength training?”