How to increase your metabolism!

I know, I have talked about this many, many times, but it keeps coming up. I have lost count of how many times women have asked me about boosting their metabolism. Specifically, what can they take for their metabolism? I get it. We are bombarded with so many messages about how to lose weight. Lose weight in 20 days, eat …

10 Year Challenge – A Reverse Transformation!

I jumped on the 10 Year Challenge… Here’s a different transformation of sorts, a Reverse Transformation. You’re probably looking at the photo on the left, saying you look so good! No ma’am, nope. Now I’m in a great place on the right, both physically and mentally. 2009: 27 years young: Dieting Mentality! – Scale weight: Lighter, probably around 150 – …

No, you don’t have to earn your food!

The other day, I was watching one of my favorite Morning TV Shows – Hoda and Kathie Lee. They had a segment on called Burn it Off – How those holiday snacks can add up – and ways to burn them off! I was appalled. While I’m not surprised, this is the norm for stuff on TV when it comes …

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 …

3 Reasons why you’re NOT getting Physique Results

On that struggle bus, right? A lot of women are, you’re not alone. Keep on reading because I want you to stop spinning your wheels. If you’re reading this, you have probably tried to lose weight by eating very little, or, as I like to call it, eating like a bird. For workouts, you have probably bought into the idea …

Workout Wednesday: TRX Full Body Workout

Cash me ousside with this total body workout. I love the TRX Suspension Trainer, you can whip it out and attach it just about anywhere and get a good workout in. Give it a try and let me know how it goes! Complete this workout for 3-5 rounds: 1. TRX Squat – 10 reps 2. TRX Row – 10 reps …

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 …

Movement Monday: How to Do Close Grip Push-ups

  Close Grip Push-ups ** Get in the high plank position ** Make sure your hands are under your shoulders – in closer than your normal push-up ** Engage your glutes ** Engage your core ** Body in a straight line from head to toe ** Execute Push-up – lower yourself until your chest almost touches the floor ** Push …