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“lifting weights will make me big”

I remember when I started my live and die by the scale dieting in 1997. Jenny Craig told me not to lift weights because we were focused on hitting that magical number on the scale. I am sure it’s different now, but I remember all of these statements running through my head. And it’s comeContinue reading ““lifting weights will make me big””

lifting weights and NOT seeing results?

Lifting weights and NOT seeing results? Are you constantly putting in the work but continue to feel like you’re not really seeing any reward? You’re not alone. Here’s the thing, for most of us…It’s not lack of effort. It’s not lack of consistency. It’s not lack of motivation.IT’S A LACK OF PROPER NUTRITION! Ladies, listenContinue reading “lifting weights and NOT seeing results?”

on the go protein snacks grab n’ go

Struggling to eat healthy while busy and on the go? Let me help you protein snack prep! These relatively healthy protein snacks can be found anywhere, including at your local gas station or convenience store! Whether you are on a road trip away from home; in a time crunch and need some munchies ASAP orContinue reading “on the go protein snacks grab n’ go”

as for the rest, just do your best

OMG! It’s Monday. I am gonna wake up early, go to the gym to lift and do cardio. I’ll have all my meals with me. After work, I am going to do some stretching, maybe a quick cardio video followed by my clean final daily meal. I won’t have dessert and I definitely won’t beContinue reading “as for the rest, just do your best”

5 minute quickie movement for you!

Got 5 minutes? Sure you do! You are here on the net after all! Save this quickie movement series and be share to share with a friend. You can do this anywhere and all it will take is 5 minutes! You will feel SO GOOD after this, I promise! Remember, something is always better thanContinue reading “5 minute quickie movement for you!”

should you train differently as you age?

This pic is my first #triathlon race when I decided in my 20s to chase the number on the scale through endurance exercise. If I could tell this woman all the stuff I’ve learned now.  Do you remember your 20s? Do you remember what exercises you were doing or if you were exercising at all?Continue reading “should you train differently as you age?”

optimize your #metabolism

To optimize your metabolism, you FOOD NEEDS TO BE A PRIORITY. You need to eat the right kinds of foods and eat enough of those foods Tip #1: Eat plenty of healthy fats. Healthy fats like avocados, nuts and seeds, along with wild, fatty fish are great to boost metabolism. My favorite “gasoline” is medium-chain triglycerides or MCT oil, which is found inContinue reading “optimize your #metabolism”

do you experience this?

DO YOU EXPERIENCE THIS? Sluggish Metabolism Symptom #2: >>Gas and bloating.  Are Tums on your daily after-dinner menu to head off the embarrassing and uncomfortable gas and bloating that take over after every meal?  You’re not alone! Up to 70 million Americans suffer from some form of digestive issue, including heartburn, leaky gut, poor digestion,Continue reading “do you experience this?”

food in your 20s, 30s and beyond

Have you found that the foods you ate without care in your 20s and 30s now stick to your body like glue mainly in your midsection? The good news: The solution to a strong body at 40-plus is no farther than your fridge. As promised, here is my second tip in my #metabolicmakeover series… MetabolismContinue reading “food in your 20s, 30s and beyond”

i received this DM the other day….

I received this DM the other day: “Lee-Ann, I’m not sure what’s going on. Despite all of my best efforts, in the last year, it’s become a lot easier to gain a few pounds than to lose them and I don’t know what to do!”Yep, it’s no secret that with age, comes change. Metabolism slowContinue reading “i received this DM the other day….”