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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?”

learn to love yourself

I’ve spent the last year under going fertility treatment, eating more and decreasing my exercise all as a means to provide the most thriving environment for pregnancy. I knew with 100% certainty that I would gain weight and I vowed to myself to not revert back to old eating and exercise disordered behaviors as “damageContinue reading “learn to love yourself”

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….”

if i could have prepared for this…

If I could have prepared this woman for the amazing feats she would overcome; the accolades she would achieve and more importantly, prepare her for the heartache she would yet experience… then in a day, not so long ago, I would say “yes, yes, please tell me.” Because in a day not so long ago,Continue reading “if i could have prepared for this…”

is this you?

Sluggish Metabolism Symptom #1:>>Weight gain that won’t budge With a slow metabolism, stubborn weight gain shows up—especially around the middle. You’ll find that even the go-to workout routines and diets that worked in the past now have ZERO impact. *THIS* is SO SO common when ladies first come to work with me – it’s asContinue reading “is this you?”