It's that time of the year- turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy timmmme! As a special reminder-don't forget to set your scales back 10 pounds this week. Or, I have another option for you. Try these 11 tips that will help you stick to your health and fitness goals while enjoying your Thanksgiving and all… Continue reading How To Do Thanksgiving Without Wrecking Your Health Goals
“People don’t decide their future. They decide their habits, and it’s their habits that decide their future.” -F.M. Alexander Here’s how it goes. You are crushing your goals, life is awesome and then without realizing it, as time passes, you find you gained 30 pounds, stopped exercising consistently and are seriously discontented with the life… Continue reading Why We Get Off Track With Our Diet and 5 Things We Can Do To Get Us Back On Track
This past year has been an eye-opener for me. Probably one of the toughest years I have had in my life so far. Through all this craziness, I learned so much about myself and what I need in order to take care of me. Turns out, I gave away everything I had to my teaching… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways to Take Care of You
Elaine was one of the hardest working people I ever got to work with. From the very beginning she was open to learning and prioritized her health and fitness. Her journey certainly wasn't all smooth sailing, she had to work really really hard to feel how she does now. However, pretty early on, I was… Continue reading “Don’t wish for it, work for it.” Elaine’s Fitness Journey
Losing weight gets harder as the process lengthens. Simply eating less and exercising more is not all it takes to lose weight. Both eating less and exercising more have consistently been proven to FAIL for more than 95% of the population (Bailor, 2018). However, studies have shown that some people who exercise consistently and alter… Continue reading Help! The scale won’t budge!
SPRING FEVER ONE MONTH BACK TO FITNESS CHALLENGE This program is a great option for weight loss, building nutrition and fitness habits and being held accountable by me, as your trainer and a group of motivated individuals with similar goals. Challenge program Details: $85 to enter at time of registration After payment is received, you… Continue reading SPRING FEVER ONE-MONTH CHALLENGE!
I am mixing it up in the kitchen and I have been trying out a few new recipes. I love this one: protein packed, delicious, energizing and easy (even though there are lots of ingredients)! Servings: 6 Calories: 315 Protein: 33g Carbs: 22.5g Fat: 9g Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into… Continue reading Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad
Body composition is based on more than a number on the scale. Many people can decrease their size without the scale even budging. According to Nichols (2004), One pound of muscle takes up less space in our bodies than one pound of fat. When many people work to lose weight, resistance training is added into… Continue reading Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.
This may be the most macro-friendly, satisfying recipe on the planet. Nutrition Info: Serves: 5 Serving: 2 Fajita's with 1/5 filling Calories: 231 Protein: 43 g. Carbs: 8 g. Fat: 5 g. Ingredients: 2 lbs of boneless, skinless chicken breast (sliced into thin strips) 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. ground cumin… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas
Many of my clients have been asking for a sample day of eating. Here is a day that fits my current macro-nutrient percentages pretty closely. Remember, this exact day may not work for you because, most likely, we are allowed different percentages of Carbs, Fat and Protein because we are different people with many different… Continue reading A Sample Day of Eating