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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”

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?”

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!”

“you should lose some weight…”

👉🏾We can’t control the opinions of others in regard to our weight or body shape. I’m 5’3” and have lived my whole life being told I should weigh less. 👉🏾We can’t control the BMI chart most Docs still advise by. And as a more muscular but short female, I’ve had a GI Doc suggest losingContinue reading ““you should lose some 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?”

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”

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”

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?”

do i love to workout?

People assume that since I am the #honolulupersonaltrainer, that I LOVE to workout. And yes, that is somewhat true, but TBH, I don’t love to workout all of the time. In fact, I probably don’t want to workout more times than I’d care to admit. BUT, I know that moving my body makes me feelContinue reading “do i love to workout?”