the REAL reason you are STUCK in a RUT

I’ve finally cracked the code. The why you’re stuck in a rut code. You know what I’m talking about — that ongoing “blah” feeling where your fizz and your juju have taken a permanent hiatus. The reason for feeling this way is not what you may think — it’s not your dead-end job or yourContinue reading “the REAL reason you are STUCK in a RUT”

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”

why hiring a 1:1 coach is beneficial

Oftentimes, people fail on mass diet programs because they do not offer customization, and often overlook your specific needs. If you have been struggling with your weight loss for years or can’t seem to overcome the mindset hurdles needed for lasting weight loss, then my 1:1 coaching option is a GREAT fit for you! HavingContinue reading “why hiring a 1:1 coach is beneficial”

female fitness myths – the lies the industry tells you

Female Fitness Myth #1: You can TONE your muscle: Toning muscles does not exist. You either are building muscle or breaking down muscle; a muscle gets stronger or it gets weaker. Toning is a total marketing term along with the other lies the industry tells like when fitness programs tell you can achieve long andContinue reading “female fitness myths – the lies the industry tells you”

5 fit over 30 commandments to live buy

Don’t skip the warm-up: As we age, our muscles and tendons become less flexible and more subject to injury. A solid 10- to 15-minute warmup of light motion (not static stretching, which can actually cause damage when done cold) helps counteract that unavoidable truth. It’s time to start thinking of the warmup not as a thing you do beforeContinue reading “5 fit over 30 commandments to live buy”