Five reasons why you are struggling to lose weight

losing weight

It’s that time of year where you will be bombarded with l00’s, if not millions, of quick-fix schemes – these things are some of the reasons why you are struggling to lose weight. 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, … Read More

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 … Read More

How to build your meals for fat loss!

Fat loss made Simple, Sane, and Sustainable! Video Blog:   Fat loss made Simple, Sane, and Sustainable! How to build your meals for fat loss! #AMEN Nutrition Guide    Don’t like to count and it drives you insane? Well you don’t have to count and you don’t have to go on a another fad diet nor follow a cookie cutter … Read More

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 … Read More

Create Healthy Habits, Not Restrictions!

Diets call for rules and restrictions – no this, no that – no bread, no fruit, don’t eat after 5, etc… Learning how to eat for YOU takes some investigating- some detective work. Dieting is easy and a short term solution with an expiration date. A long term solution is changing habits, that will last a lifetime – changing one … Read More

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, … Read More

4 Tips Everyone Should Use While Traveling!

While traveling, I utilize my #AMEN Protocol and I make do with what is available. I can wholeheartedly say, I can eat anywhere while traveling, and you can too.  Whether that’s McDonalds, a rest stop, or Panera – like I did the other day, I can make it work and here’s how: Always prioritize PROTEIN – protein with every meal, … Read More

5 Fitness Friday Favorites – Battle Of The Protein Bars

Hey guys! I’m back with Five Fitness Friday Favorites – Battle of the Protein Bars! I love me a good protein bar! Like many, Quest is one of my favorite brands – particularly the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor followed by the Cookies and Creme one! Mmm good! This week, I want to review 5 different bands of bars for … Read More

Five Fitness Friday Favorites 4th Edition

Hey y’all! Happy Friday! I’m back with my 4th installment of Five Fitness Friday Favorites! ‪#‎FFFF‬ I hope you like them! Make sure you get up sang and dance with me! Enjoy! 1. GymBoss Timer: A good little gadget to add to your fitness collection. I have the Mini Max version. You can set and save several intervals, it has … Read More

How To Eat Without Counting Calories

  Tired of counting calories or macros but afraid that if you stop counting you will gain weight or that you won’t be able to maintain.  Here are some ways to eat without counting calories. There is a time and a place to keep track of the numbers but we can’t always be counting or in fat loss mode. In … Read More