this is the BEST workout routine for women

What is the best workout routine for women? Clients come to me and want to be skinny and lose weight. They are convinced that the way to this goal is by doing lots of cardio and eating real little calories.  There is no one-size-fits-all workout routine that every woman should do. BUT, first and foremost,Continue reading “this is the BEST workout routine for women”

want lasting fat loss results? stop living in extremes

Want lasting results? STOP 🛑 living in the extremes! If you are TOO RESTRICTIVE, you’ll have a hard time achieving and maintaining your results. If you are TOO FLEXIBLE, you’ll have a hard time achieving and maintaining your results. Two sides of the “same” coin; they are both the ends of the spectrum; both “extremes”Continue reading “want lasting fat loss results? stop living in extremes”

do you gain weight by just LOOKING at bread?

45 million people in the US are on a diet. In today’s training, I discuss yo-yo dieting and my personal experience with that very nasty cycle. 45 million people in the US are on a diet. Yo-yo dieting term coined by Kelly D. Brownell at Yale University, in reference to the cyclical loss and gain of weight, resembling theContinue reading “do you gain weight by just LOOKING at bread?”

fat loss is not linear. ever.

FAT LOSS IS NOT SOME MAGICALLY LINEAR PROCESS. EVER. I need you to remember that there will be ups and downs to progress and that’s totally normal. Always take a step back and look for that downward trend. There will be weeks that NOTHING seems to be happening. That’s okay. Because there will also beContinue reading “fat loss is not linear. ever.”

lifting for weight loss myth #2: I want to tone not build muscle

“I just want to tone,” she said. And with that, she grabbed her pink rubber weights off the rack and pranced to a small area of the all-women’s section at the gym to complete her ultra-high-rep toning workout. Ugh.  The myth of “toning” took root several decades ago when gyms had women only sections withContinue reading “lifting for weight loss myth #2: I want to tone not build muscle”

lifting for weight loss: myth 1: cardio is better

Are you a Cardio Queen in attempts to lose weight? There are a number of misconceptions out there about resistance training and weightlifting for weight loss. So many women find contradictory advice when trying to figure out the most effective way to maintain their body goals. This week I conquer some of the misconceptions associatedContinue reading “lifting for weight loss: myth 1: cardio is better”

meal prep steps

Every day this week, I cover a meal prep subject to get your meal prep game on fleek. Today, we go over the three steps to do the thing! Step 1: Plan Your Meals Make sure each meal includes a balance of lean protein, carbohydrates (starch), vegetables, and healthy fats. One suggestion is, 2-3 days beforeContinue reading “meal prep steps”

meal prep 101: the basics

Are you just getting started with meal prep but need help? One of the most powerful steps you can take to improve your health, boost energy levels, and prevent chronic diseases is to meal prep. Here is why and how to help you get started on your meal prep journey starting with meal prep 101Continue reading “meal prep 101: the basics”

Meal Prep Made Easy

One of the questions I get most asked is how do you prep your food? My clients don’t want to spend hours grocery shopping, cooking food and cleaning. Watch this training to learn my 4 simple ways you can piece together your healthy meals.  Want me FREE Meal Prep Cheat Sheet? Subscribe here!

body in a wretch? then STRETCH!

Stretching before and after your workout is crucial to your body’s overall development and will improve your overall joint movement, range of motion, and mobility. Sore after a workout? Probably because you didn’t properly warm-up and stretch those muscles. You can get away with a no warm-up routine for years, decades even. But, eventually, yourContinue reading “body in a wretch? then STRETCH!”