Let's get our walk on! I love walking with my hubby and dogs and try to do as much of it as possible outside weather permitting; but i'll definitely use my treadmill too when getting outside isn't possible. With all of the hype over extreme/intense workouts such as Crossfit, Orange Theory, and Metcons (I'm a … Continue reading Let’s talk about walking…shall we?
Fat loss vs. Weight Loss When people have a few pounds to lose, we often say we want to "lose weight". My guess (and this is 100% a guess BTW), is that phrase came from "weighing" in on a scale to record our "weight". If the number is too high we want to lose some … Continue reading Losing weight is the same as losing fat right? Hint: no it’s not!
I don't know if the moon or stars are in some strange alignment.... But lately I've been talking to so many clients/coworkers etc...and it seems like there are more than the usual amount of people trying (and ultimately failing miserably) these trendy "quick fix" diets....such as Keto, (which, BTW, if done the way it's intended...is … Continue reading I don’t know if the Moon and Stars are in some weird Alignment…
A couple of months ago, I posted on my FB business page about how often clients come to me and tell me how much they hate certain body parts. They'll say things like they hate their "fat guts" or "fat thighs" or "big butts", "flabby arms", etc. I understand...because I have done this (and sometimes … Continue reading Why it breaks my heart when I hear people say things like this….
Injuries and chronic disease have one thing in common. Inflammation. In fact, any time your hear a word that ends with "itis", such as arthritis, bursitis, plantar fasciitis - means there is inflammation somewhere in the body. In terms of injury, in the first phases, inflammation is actually a good thing as it aids in recovery, but if that inflammation becomes … Continue reading Recovering from an injury? The top foods you SHOULD be eating to speed up the healing process.
“It tastes so good; I can’t stop eating even though I’m stuffed.” This seems to be a hot topic right now with my clients and co-workers. Can you relate to this statement? Man, I sure can!! And if I’m being completely transparent; sometimes it still happens…but not nearly as much as it used to! I … Continue reading Two reasons you can’t stop eating when it tastes so good…
Here’s a little game for you….. Set a timer on your phone for 1 minute. Now within that minute, I want you to look around the room you’re in and take note of how many things you see that are blue or have blue in them. Write down how many blue items you found within … Continue reading Do you prefer red or blue…and a little game for you!
I love it when people I follow on social media share their favorite things. It gives me some insight into what they are currently enjoying...and exposes me to some cool things that I might not be aware of. When one of my clients recently asked what my current favorite workout was, along with my favorite … Continue reading A few of my favorite things…DID NOT see #3 coming!
"I just came from my yearly Dr. visit and I am shocked that I somehow managed to gain 15 pounds". These were the words that a new client of mine said to me last week. This has totally happened to me in the past. I haven't always been a fan of the scale. You see, … Continue reading The great scale debate: where do you weigh in?
I was scrolling through my Facebook and Instagram feeds the other day and realized that I post alot of pics of healthy food. These pictures are legit; they're foods I love to eat and do eat regularly. But they only tell part of the story. I do not eat just those foods 100% of the … Continue reading Perfect eating…it’s all just an illusion.