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”

are your workouts doing more harm than good?

Now that I have your attention! Don’t get me wrong, I love a workout, I am the Honolulu Personal Trainer after all! I love moving my body, getting stronger, learning new skills and I love GIVING ALL OF THESE FEELS TO THE LADIES THAT I SERVE. So, to be clear, this is not about whyContinue reading “are your workouts doing more harm than good?”

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?”

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….”

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?”

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.”

“for how hard I work, I should look different”

I used to say this to myself all of the time. Heck, I’ve even had a few strangers tell me the same (rude, I know). HAVE YOU EVER SAID THIS TO YOURSELF? As your #honolulupersonaltrainer, I really help my ladies achieve MORE by doing way LESS. Because SOMETIMES, doing more is the #major reason youContinue reading ““for how hard I work, I should look different””

overwhelmed or over committed?

2 most common things I see when working with ladies to #levelUP their health and wellness. #1: They are OVERWHELMED Women running on 4-6 hours a sleep per night juggling work, home, family, kids, themselves. These ladies are TIRED! And if I were running on 4-6 hours of sleep, I would definitely not spend myContinue reading “overwhelmed or over committed?”

how do i love thee?

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love myself so I no longer exist on controlled starving, I appreciate my body now not before or what’s to come. I love myself to know when my inner critic rears its head. I realize that I do not have to suffer for success.Continue reading “how do i love thee?”