The 3 M’s of Fat Loss

Weight loss and fat loss are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Photo Cred: Eat More to Weigh Less Weight loss, for example, is the loss of fat-free mass (muscle) and fat mass, fluids (water), etc. The primary focus here is to get the scale weight to go down; nothing else matters, even if you lose …

You know it’s Lifestyle when..

There is no start or end date or a timeline if it’s a Lifestyle. Fitness and Nutrition fit effortlessly into your day. There is no “On and Off, ” no Wagons, No Tracks. There is just life and life happens, we hit bumps in the road, but we pick right back up where we left off.   You don’t have …

Carbs are not the enemy plus 4 Ways to Make them work for you!

Carbs are always the ones to get the boot when it comes to trying to lose weight! You don’t have to eliminate whole food groups to get results! Ugh, carbs are not the enemy. Really, ladies, they are not the enemy. They are your friends or can be your friend. If you kicked them to the curb a while ago, …

Five reasons why you are struggling to lose weight

It’s that time of year where you will be bombarded with l00’s, if not millions, of quick fix schemes. Diets, detoxes, cleanses, you name it. Programs that are promising “X” number of pounds lost in a month or less.   We are getting close to January 1st, and that’s when everyone starts a new diet. Don’t get sucked into the …

Moderation does work

  Moderation is the avoidance of extremism. Extremism is pushing it to the limit: – the quality or state of being extreme – not eating a loved food such as ice cream forever. Eating nothing but junk food is also extreme. Extremism sounds like a diet and smells like a diet. Extremism has a short expiration date, whereas moderation does …

Diet Detox Teas are A Scam!

Tweet: Diet detox teas are a scam. You have an internal detox system – it’s your liver and kidneys! You do not need any cleanses or teas to jump start your weight loss. You have kidneys and liver that do all the detoxing you may need. If they aren’t functioning right then you need to go to a doctor. Save …

Persistence beats Perfection every single time!

You know, one of the reasons we give up is “Perfection” – we believe that things have to be black or white or that it’s either All or Nothing! We literally get paralyzed by it – we insist that things have to be perfect before we get started. No one is really perfect, but what we can do is be …

Lunch Made Simple – Like How You Eat!

[Lunch made simple!] Like how you eat! Simple, satisfying, sensible, enjoyable, tasty, and nourishing! Nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated! I use my own ‪#‎AMEN‬ protocol to navigate my daily nutritional goals. This photo includes a few of my go to staples for nutrition. Protein, veggies, fruits, and carbs. I adjust my carbs according to my activity level. Higher carbs, …