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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”

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…”

spinning your wheels for #weightloss?

I received this text yesterday: “I feel like I’m spinning my wheels the last 5 years trying to lose these 15lb pounds.” This is totally common. I hear this from frustrated ladies who come to work with me because they believe that if they can just lose this weight or weigh this number, the starsContinue reading “spinning your wheels for #weightloss?”

are you a perpetual #dieter?

Many of my tribe have gone through lifetime dieting, myself included.  It took me well over two decades as a female chasing the scale and as a Oahu based personal trainer in Honolulu to realize that I was approaching weight loss all wrong – and the very reason why i wasn’t seeing the results IContinue reading “are you a perpetual #dieter?”

mornings are hectic.

Mornings are hectic. I get it. Over 20 years of working with busy ladies with all sorts of demands (work, chores, kiddos, self-care), I’ve discovered that establishing a solid and simple #mindful morning routine is KEY in creating a solid wellness foundation. My 4 simple steps to an easy morning routine is the FIRST thingContinue reading “mornings are hectic.”

sneak ways to make #exercise a #habit

Sneaky ways to make #exercise a #habit  We all want to do it – exercise and eat right. And we have the BEST intentions, but before we know it, we fall into too many #Netflix binges; we hit #snooze one too many times and it’s months before we begin the exercise contemplation process again –Continue reading “sneak ways to make #exercise a #habit”