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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”

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?”

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?”

do you do the #sunday roundup?

…Monday. New week. Clean slate. Fresh start. Even as a Honolulu personal trainer, training clients both in person and online, I used to live by the mantra #cleanslate. Weekends filled with binge eating & excessive exercise; guilt & shame with a vow to “Do better on Monday.” Starting and restarting is so exhausting, isn’t it?Continue reading “do you do the #sunday roundup?”

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.”

what’s the best #supplements for #weightloss?

As THE Honolulu Personal Trainer was asked this the other day: “What’s the best supplements for weight loss?” And it triggered my UH Manoa college years; memories of practically ODing on #ephedra; Proud of being dizzy from hunger and too much #dietfuel Confident that my stomach growls and burps of herbal disgustingness were experienced asContinue reading “what’s the best #supplements for #weightloss?”

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”

a little goes a long way

How do you start your day? If it’s like me when the alarm goes off, I jump out of the bed with BUSY on my mind to tackle my day. THIS is SO common for most of the private clients that I work with too. My one on one clients tell me, “Lee-Ann… “It’s beenContinue reading “a little goes a long way”

do these 2 things for #food and #fitness #succcess

Think about these TWO things to set yourself up for food and fitness success! These TWO things have been the focal point of my entire coaching career as I help hundreds of women stop yo-yo dieting using my #musclesandmoderation approach. #1. Exercise should NOT be used as a punishment and you shouldn’t beat yourself up becauseContinue reading “do these 2 things for #food and #fitness #succcess”

her story resonated with me on a personal level

I opened my phone this morning and found a great text message from a client of mine that’s been struggling with over exercise and food restriction for about 20 years. She recently read THIS post of mine and it made her realize just how far she’s come from days of white knuckling and deprivation to eating mindfullyContinue reading “her story resonated with me on a personal level”