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weight regain, rebound and self loathing

The number one reason why diets fail?  👉🏾 the restriction is too much too soon for too long  I know this vicious cycle all too well.  As a #chronicdieter for DECADES, I paid a hefty price to hold an “average” weight (155lbs) with a higher body fat (29%) despite a shit ton of calorie restrictionContinue reading “weight regain, rebound and self loathing”

are you in a weight loss plateau?

Can you guess the ONE word that dieters absolutely dread? It starts with the letter P… Not yet? It’s PLATEAU! I get it completely. When trying to lose weight, if the scale ain’t moving, you feel STUCK, defeated, doubtful, and overwhelmed. And sadly enough, this is the time when I see clients throw in theContinue reading “are you in a weight loss plateau?”

hormonal fat loss players

Is losing body fat an uphill battle for you? Does it feel like you just can’t seem to lose weight despite exercising and eating right? You could say these last 5 years have been a hormonal roller coaster for me personally.  At 36 years old, I was told I was approaching menopause while I enduredContinue reading “hormonal fat loss players”

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”

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!”

“no matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight.”

When women apply to work with me, they all write this same sentence on my intake form: “No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight.” Over the years, I’ve compiled a list of strategies to help these women get started and I wanted to share the same steps with all of you!Continue reading ““no matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight.””

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?”

every little bit counts

I always remind my tribe “Every Little Bit Counts, Darling!” What does that mean? As a Honolulu Personal Trainer both IRL and virtually, I work with women all over the world. And when working with them on their health and fitness lifestyles, I’ve found that many focus too hard and too long on the HUGEContinue reading “every little bit counts”

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”