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What You Really Need to Succeed

What do you need to succeed – at anything? Motivation? The right environment? Discipline? I argue it is all of the above, in a cyclical fashion rather than linear.

16 Quick Healthy Snacks for a Hard Time

I’ve never been so close to the kitchen all day. 30 to 40 steps and I am there. Any food that I want, whenever I want it. Not going to lie – it’s difficult. I have written many times before on setting up your environment for success, and how this will eventually determine your successContinue reading “16 Quick Healthy Snacks for a Hard Time”

8 Ways Your Diet Could Be Weakening Your Immune System

No food or pill can make you invincible. However…  …that isn’t the end of the story. You have to love the world we live in. “Never let a good crisis go to waste” is alive and well in the nutrition and fitness world. Every single fitness trainer’s business is on life support while trying toContinue reading “8 Ways Your Diet Could Be Weakening Your Immune System”

Permission to Reduce Your Stress – 10 Ways How

By now things have had time to simmer. To sink in. Realities. Potentials. What ifs and If only’s. People are mad, scared, tired, frustrated, and are feeling forgotten – and that’s okay to feel that way. However, like any other time we need to remember to stick to the one main principle that we alwaysContinue reading “Permission to Reduce Your Stress – 10 Ways How”

The Not So Motivational Talk You Need

Whether or not you are a fan of Nike, we all need to heed their slogan a little bit more. Just. Do. It. What is this? Drill Sergeant Mike coming on strong now? No more empathy, compassion, and love? Not so fast…this is where many go wrong.

Throw Away Your Scale?!

We have all heard this before. Heck, I’ve probably said it before. “Don’t worry about your scale!” “throw the scale away!” “The scale is a source of pain and anguish”… But is it really time to completely throw away the scale? Or time to create a new relationship with the scale, and also add moreContinue reading “Throw Away Your Scale?!”

5 Common Sense (But Often Ignored) Ways to Reduce Your Calories

Before you seek out the latest fad diet, supplement, or 21-Day-Cleanse program (for the 5th time this year), consider that the answers that might be right in front of you. The solution to your problem may not be “try something new” – it might be “pay attention to your current self”.

3 Reasons Why Your 1200 Calories is Really 2400

“I’m trying to eat 1200 calories a day, and I still can’t lose weight!” Raise your hand if you have heard this, said this, or read this before. We all have. Somewhere, someone came up with 1200 as the magic number to lose weight – especially for women!

Hey Friend, Long Time No Talk…

This is usually how these conversations start. Before you know it, your long lost “friend” is inviting you to a new 30-day challenge that also requires you to buy hundreds of dollars worth of supplements. Are MLM supplements healthy, necessary, and good quality? And do they really work? Let’s dive in…

Your Ultimate Guide to a Healthy Vacation

Vacation. It’s supposed to be a time to relax, enjoy, and unwind. But to some people, the thought of being in a new environment, off their routine, and surrounded by epic foods and drinks can bring upon the stress of losing gains, and gaining pounds.

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