People spend a ton of time focusing on how many calories they should have. Or counting macros/points.
I don’t know about you, but I find that counting calories/points to be incredibly boring. And if you don’t enjoy your diet you’re probably not going to stick with it.
What I coach clients is to put much more focus on Yes and No foods.
Yes foods should be BOTH healthy and good for promoting fat loss. This is a big problem with the diet crazes…that focus on fat loss for the sake of fat loss, often to the detriment of your health.read more
This is a blog about my son, Max, that my wife wrote. It’s a bit long for a post, but it’s worth it.
She talks about our son’s struggle with food and how brave he’s been. It’s a story of listening to your body. Learning how to “treat” yourself. And valuing how you feel over caving into what you want.
I hope you enjoy!read more
It seems that lots of people are down on Fitness and Weight Loss Challenges these days. It makes sense! Because after years of shows like the Biggest Loser and the thousands of crazy challenges on the market, many people have become skeptical. But let me tell you...read more
There is one simple practice I teach my clients at this time every year. Like a proud papa, I love when I hear clients sauntering into class and telling their friends that they did this! If you’re like most of my clients, you’re probably feeling pretty frazzled right...read more
Finally feeling motivated to get lean and strong. Don’t know where to start? I’ve created a plan with the first 3 steps you can take (starting today)! Ready, Set, Fit! Here’s how to get started…read more
The key question you want to ask yourself before you pick the next diet, workout or coach…Does this feel authentic? Because if your new program/diet/trainer doesn’t feel like something you could actually enjoy, you can forget about sticking with it. Part of the issue...read more
Which one would you like to choose?
Well, when we say things like “I don’t have time to workout,” or “gyms and health food are too expensive,” or “I’m too scared to workout at my age,” you’re accidentally choosing the later.
Let me explain. There’s really two ways to approach your health. To read the rest of this blog–> follow the link
If you know how to view getting healthy with a winning attitude, each time you try a diet is another chance to go deeper. In this blog…I’m going to teach you a much more healthy approach to your next diet or program you take on.read more
We had an issue with a client last week where she was using a fitness tracker app to assess her calories. She loaded in her weight and her desired goal, then BAM!!! They generate her calories per day. But There is a huge issue with this, and I’ll explain why you should be careful trusting what any app tells you!read more
Have you felt a little “FUNKY” with the start of spring? You’re not alone. Here’s some wisdom on our current season and how to get back into the groove.read more
That little thing called INSPIRATION can be a bit of a trap.
There’s no question our life feels more exciting, and we get more done, when we feel inspired. But let’s be honest, sometimes it just goes bye-bye.
I’ve been at one of those points in my life the last two weeks. I’m not totally sure why, but I can feel that the inspiration has left me for dead recently. For the rest of this blog, and to learn the top 3 tools to reclaim inspiration…read the full blog…read more
Motivation is CRAP- How to Tackle Hesitation and Build the Health You Desireread more
?Tips from the Truck–> The Law of 11:1…which one do YOU allow to win?
PLUS some “nutrition hacks” that will instantly get you back on track after a bad day or weekend of splurging!read more
Are you sick of always looking for the next great book, trainer, solution to your problems? ?STOP Working on Yourself- ending the addiction to self-improvementread more
Kettlebells for a Strong Core–> The Top 5 Ab moves you’re probably not using (and should)read more
There’s an art to building an effective workout. If you’ve struggled with feeling unfocused or unproductive in the gym before, this blog is for you!
I thought I’d teach you my Insider Secrets as to how I build the perfect workout for clients…and how YOU can do the same.
I literally follow this same basic structure whether I want to workout for 10 minutes in a hotel room, 39 minutes in our program, or I have an hour to blow at work and just want to have fun. And yes, I do workout “just for fun!” Check out this blog and see discover how you can build the most effective, time-efficient workout.read more
Holiday Health and Sanity- Three Practices that will help you keep weight off and lower your stress In our modern culture we tend to do winter, and particularly the Holidays, like the middle of July. Late nights, travel, tons of food and parties…and just too much on...read more
Let’s talk about my Cruise, how I didn’t gain a pound, why spending thanksgiving eating from a taco truck is cool, and the crazy stuff I saw in the cruise gymread more
We put a lot of stress on being productive, getting stuff done! And look, there’s nothing wrong with productivity…assuming what you’re getting done is actually in line with what you value most. I want you to take a look at your day so far. Were have your activities helped you create better health, get important things done at work, or connect with and have quality time with loved one? If not, then chances are you are just reacting to distractions and getting busy-work done. In this blog I’ll show you exactly how I helped one client in her quest to identify what mattered most and act on it!read more
When I see people struggle to make nutrition changes, it boils down to three primary reasons. And my bet is that you struggle with at least one of them, if not all three. Once you know the challenge you’re actually facing and can boil it down to a clear issue, you can create the right solution. In this video blog I will show you the top 3 reasons people don’t make necessary nutrition changes and how to fix each one.read more
Want to know the best way to firm, reshape and strengthen your booty? There are a lot of silly exercises out there I see people doing. I’ll teach you what they are, and what you should replace them with to get far better results!read more
“Without Challenges there is no Opportunity for Achievement” Ralph Marston I was talking with a client recently and she shared this quote with me. It made her think of her last two years as she’s been challenging herself to grow physically and emotionally in our...read more
You’re working out, you’ve changed your diet, you’ve done everything you thought you needed to do. But that darn belly bloat is still bugging you! If this is you, you are not alone. Besides wanting to lose fat and firm up, this is the most common concern I hear women...read more
Part #3 Empowered Mindset/Belief I could easily have stopped this eBook at Empowered Nutrition and Fitness…but this is the real key to lasting change. It’s the X Factor. I like to call it the Alchemy for transformation. How many diets and workouts would you say are...read more
Part #2: Empowered Nutrition I don’t know about you, but the whole world of nutrition feels like the most frustrating and disempowering part of the health equation. Between the mixed messages, government food pyramid and fad diets it’s completely confusing. To...read more
You’re being bombarded with messages about fat loss products, workouts, gimmicks and gym memberships. And in virtually every case, the message is the same. The messages all share one key similarity: They’re a mile wide and an inch deep. “Do this small thing for a few...read more
Genes are a funny thing. I can identify things about me and my personality and point directly to whom I inherited it from - from my feet to my stubbornness to my build. I was “lucky” enough to inherit my dads figure- great if I had been a football player (except for...read more
"The Elimination Diet: Remove anger, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry. Then watch your health, and life, improve." Charles F. Glassman These words really capture the gift of the fall season. This, indeed, is the season for truly eliminating negative habits,...read more
Good or bad? Is the Fitbit leading to a more health-conscious generation…or is it just one more cute piece of technology that costs money? The verdict is not out yet as to whether the Fitbit is leading people to be more active in a meaningful way- fat loss, stronger...read more