4 Simple Activities to Start Improving Your Fitness Today

Improving Your Fitness

One of the biggest questions or concerns we hear as personal trainers is how to start improving your fitness when you don’t know where to start. Whether you are a gym novice or decades-old veteran who has gotten out of your fitness pattern, you can make healthy habits part of your life through small but […]

The Keto Diet is Not #1 for a Healthy Lifestyle (or Sustainable Weight Loss)

The Keto Diet is the newest (but not actually new) craze for seeing those pounds melt off. Just weeks from flab to flat, right? Let’s talk about all of the ins and outs of this buzzword diet strategy, and figure out if the results are really worth the restrictions. What exactly is the Keto Diet […]

You’re Not Addicted to Carbs – Stop Calling Yourself a ‘Carboholic’!

Carbohydrates

As a nutrition coach, I hear all sorts of things during my conversations with clients, friends, and strangers. Lots of these things are food myths and reasons given for why a particular diet/nutrition strategy/nutrient restriction has either worked (or not), for themselves or someone else. “I’m off bread” … “Eating clean and doing juice cleanses […]

8+ Travel Workout Strategies to Fight Off the Holiday Pounds This Year

With the holiday season right around the corner, all the parties, family gatherings, and festive foods, you might be fretting thinking about how to keep the winter weight from adding up. Fear not! Working out while you’re traveling (or away from the gym) is the best way to offset a few extra sweets and calories. […]

ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS GOALS: 7 COMMON MYTHS YOU SHOULDN’T BELIEVE

Women get bulky from lifting Carbs make you fat Fruit has too much sugar  Eating late at night makes you fat  You need cardio to lose weight You can out exercise a bad diet Intermittent fasting is magic for fat loss These are all common things that I hear from not only new clients, but […]

FOOD IS YOUR BODY’S #1 FUEL

When you’re deciding to eat or drink something, what is your main motivation behind choosing that particular item? Aside from being hungry or thirsty, it’s likely because you like the taste, texture, or feeling that consuming that food or drink gives you. Do you ever find yourself rewarding certain things like exercising at the gym, […]

THE POWER OF SLEEP ON ACHIEVING HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS

One of the pillars of building lifestyle habits that promote a healthy weight is SLEEP! Lack of sleep (also called insomnia even if it is lack of sleep hygiene) has been shown in multiple scientific studies to create chaos.   In most of the studies, one of the variable groups was deprived of sleep purposely to […]