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”

are you coachable?

Are you coachable? Look I get it. You hire a trainer for big goals. You’ve tried a bunch of other diets and exercise programs, restricting, depriving, suffering. I’ve been there. A life long weight battle starting as a child. A young woman with no self worth looking for happiness on the scale. Seven months killingContinue reading “are you coachable?”

how the heck do i #macro track #booze

I have several clients in my tribe who enjoy macro tracking. They have healthy and balanced food relationships so tracking macros for body change or to get ready for an athletic event is just another tool e use together to ensure their success. And the question I get ALL THE TIME is about how toContinue reading “how the heck do i #macro track #booze”

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”

step by step on how to build your #BAS (Big Ass Salad)

If ya know me, I make a mean salad (also ask my husband who hates veggies). This is a BAS – the size of your head or a small animal! A gloriously gigantic salad that the internet has deemed a “Big-Ass Salad” or (BAS for short). And boy, does a BAS fill you up inContinue reading “step by step on how to build your #BAS (Big Ass Salad)”

Relying on #willpower will NEVER BE ENOUGH

I work with a lot of ladies who are so tired of trying their best and never seeing results. They will make some serious progress — I’m talking being this close and then something pops up, like a kid’s birthday party or a stressful week at home or work that has them falling right back intoContinue reading “Relying on #willpower will NEVER BE ENOUGH”

Please tell me you can #relate to this!

Lately, I have been on the struggle bus when it comes to my exercise #mindset since starting my IVF journey. (#pregnancyafter40) Is that even possible? #honolulupersonaltrainer Yet, I continue to push forward because of these 3 reasons and I share them in hopes of inspiring you to keep on keeping on when things seem BLAH. BeContinue reading “Please tell me you can #relate to this!”

despite your best efforts #sluggishmetabolism

If you’re like me and my clients, you don’t lack in effort. YOU DIG DEEP! You work hard and give your best to all of your endeavors. I bet you’ve been in the trenches of building a great career, a family– or maybe even both– for quite some time. And while you try to eatContinue reading “despite your best efforts #sluggishmetabolism”

the best protein fluff recipe!

This low calorie, high volume frozen treat is a staple for my female clients watching their waistlines. And it’s no wonder as to why! It’s sweet and creamy – which is perfect to curve your sweet tooth – and packs lots of protein while keeping carbs and fats low. Meaning there is plenty of roomContinue reading “the best protein fluff recipe!”