I am all about adding to our diets instead of subtracting when we are feeling overwhelmed about what to eat. Starting a diet that is all about what you can't do or eat is boring and miserable, let's be honest. Rather than saying you're never allowed to eat your favorite foods again, why not think about ways you … Continue reading How This Personal Trainer Makes Eating Veggies Easy
I want to start a bit of a running segment here on the blog about "health" foods that may or may not be all that healthy. More and more I find myself having conversations with friends and clients where they are frustrated because they feel like they have been eating everything they are supposed to … Continue reading “Health Food” Corner: What’s the Deal with Dried Fruit?
Nutrition is the single biggest factor in your overall health. That being said, what are you supposed to do if you hate cooking or are too busy and tired when you get home from work to take the time to cook a healthy meal? You'll see a lot of people out there view meal prepping … Continue reading 3 Meal Prep Tips for People Who Hate to Cook
The holidays are supposed to be the "most wonderful time of the year", but I think most of us can agree that a lot of stress and overeating is sprinkled in with all the obligations and parties that come up. With that in mind, what are you supposed to do if you are trying to … Continue reading How To Stay On Track This Thanksgiving
I have a love-hate relationship with the fitness industry. One the one hand, it is full of truly inspiring people who help others dramatically improve their health, but there are also large parts of this industry that are built on a "no pain, no gain" mentality that preys on an individual's insecurities. People are driven … Continue reading Hating Your Way To A Hotter Body
You're frustrated. You've been great about tracking what you eat, making sure you exercise, and there is no possible way that you are taking in more calories than you are burning so why aren't you losing weight? The reality is, eating less is not always the solution. In fact, I would say that at least … Continue reading Is Eating Less Stalling Your Weight Loss Goals?
When you decide to try and lose a few pounds, whats the first thing that you think you should do? Start some cardio? Cut out desserts? Usually, there are a few things that everybody gravitates toward, but it can be hard to follow through an create a concrete plan that works without leading to a … Continue reading Have Your Cake and Lose Weight Too! 3 Tricks to Losing Weight Without Losing Your Mind.
I don't think it would be a surprise to anyone to hear that I love exercise and think that it is a crucial part of any healthy lifestyle, but there is one thing that is even more important than breaking a sweat and that's what you eat. Diet is EVERYTHING when it comes to … Continue reading Grocery Stores are Trying to Trick You: How to Beat Them at Their Own Game