5 Tips for Improving Performance, Emotional Well Being, & Enjoying Your Food!

  I wanted to share a personal story and some insights that I have learned along the way on my own fitness and nutrition journey. As you know, I always post about carbs not being the enemy, and that they don’t make you fat. They really don’t! I know what it’s like to go with little to no carbs during …

Get this right first!

Nutrition has become so complicated these days! It really doesn’t have to be this way. We really don’t know which way to turn, which way to go, or what to eat. It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin. Keto is all the rage these days. Everywhere you go, you can catch people talking about how much weight they have lost …

Five Fitness Friday Favorites: 5 Eats I’m Loving Right Now

Five Fitness Friday Favorites!! Five things I’m loving! 1. Pero Family Farms Fresh Green Beans 2. Pero Family Farms Sweet Peppers 3. Ready to Drink Protein Shake – Premier Protein – I really enjoy the Carmel and Strawberry ones! 4. Think Thin Oatmeal Cups and Kodiak Cakes Flapjacks On The Go – I really enjoyed the Cinnamon and Maple one …

10 Ways to Un – Diet

Let’s start this un – diet process! You ready?! It will take work, but I know you can do this because many women like yourself have! I know deep down inside, you’ve had it. You are tired of the ups and the downs, tired of not being able to lose the pounds, tired of feeling lethargic and just down right …

Why Diets Suck! And 5 things to Do Instead.

    Diet rules suck, and they aren’t sustainable. Ever sign up to work with a coach or a diet plan, and you get the plan to get started? You’re super excited because this time is gonna be different. You open up the email, and the email is reading back to you a long list of what you can and …

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 …

3 Tips for Built in Calorie Control!

  1. Satiety- mindfulness. Be aware of how much you’re eating. Slow down – sometime we eat so fast we don’t give the brain the signal that we are actually full. Eat to about 80% full. One tool that I use is how my belly is feeling. The pressure the stomach feels once you reach fullness. There is no denying …