The POWER of Habit

John Dryden famously said, “We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.” Confucius said, “Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.” And Aristotle noticed that, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” It’s pretty clear that the habits you adopt will shape who you are. … Read More

4 MUST-HAVES in every meal

This may be the most important message of the year regarding your eating plan for 2018. If you use these 4 strategies with every meal, I guarantee you’ll have an amazing physical transformation this year… 1) Pay attention to the cooking method The way a meal is cooked determines how many calories, how much added fat, and the number of … Read More

The Best Valentines gift ever- How to fall in love with yourself

It’s the new year and everyone seems pumped about going to the gym, eating clean and exercising. A large portion of those at the gym and around you may be New Years resolutioners — good for them. Being consistent is an important factor of success with any weight loss program or goal set as well as a strong support system … Read More

Lasting Changes for You, Not the New Year

Lasting Changes for You, Not the New Year   Forget New Year’s resolutions for 2018!  Make a lifelong New You change because you want it NOW, NOT because it’s a new year.  Research has found that approximately 50% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, but only  8% stick their resolutions.  Why do most people fail at their New Year’s resolutions? … Read More

5 Tips for Choosing a Personal Trainer

Choosing to get in shape is one of the most rewarding and satisfying decisions you can make. There are so many benefits to increasing your strength, stamina and overall well-being. However, finding the right personal trainer to help you get there can be tough! It’s important to find a trainer or training facility that is the right fit to help … Read More

Mindset for staying fit

Your mindset plays a big role when it comes to getting and staying fit. In the same way that an app on your phone is limited by the functions that have been programmed into it, your body is limited by the messages sent by your mind. If you have the goal of changing your body for the better by dropping … Read More

Did Someone say Cardio?

“Hit your cardio!” When it comes to fat loss, better conditioning and getting results, you keep hearing that from your trainers, coaches, and media, but what exactly is cardio? Cardio is referring to cardiovascular exercise- activities that are going to get the heart rate up and blood pumping because you are moving the muscles continually and taxing your cardiovascular system. Activities such … Read More

7 Ways To Crave Less Sugar

7 Ways To Crave Less Sugar   If I were to award a single food item with the title of ‘Fastest Way To Pack On The Pounds’, hands down the winner would be refined sugar. We have been eating more and more sugar over the past 200 years, which has led to rising obesity numbers. Back in 1822 the average person ate … Read More

Have you cooked like this before? (so easy)

Getting healthy meals on the table each night is one of the biggest challenges that my clients are faced with – maybe it’s a challenge for you too – so I was really excited to come across this amazingly simple cooking technique that dramatically reduces the fat and carb count of your favorite recipes! I’m referring to the foolproof technique … Read More

Don’t Be Fooled

Yesterday morning I was in line for coffee with a friend when I noticed the “healthy” pop tarts on display. The packaging was deceptive to give it a wholesome look that would make you believe the snack was a healthy one. I flipped it over and read the ingredients: Refined flour. Refined sugar. Additives. Loads of simple carbs and sugars. … Read More