Let’s talk some B.S.
Now that I’ve got your attention, let’s chat… about BLOOD SUGAR. You’ve heard about a bazillion ways to lose weight, right? Of course you have! And you’ve probably tried many diets along the way too. But have you ever really tried to understand how your body processes the food you eat and how it affects […]
The starting point for any behavior change is setting goals, however, when you are not clear on your WHY you are setting yourself up for failure. Get clear on why your goal is important. Ask yourself “Will I lose more than I gain? Will the trade be worth it?”. Here is a powerful tool that […]
SUCCESS at any age!
Check out the pipes on my 48 year old client! This is a woman who came to me three months ago with very little muscle tone. She was and is a very lean individual who was unable to define her muscles despite her good intentions and best efforts. In three short months and a lot […]
HOW do I get there? The answer is…
Understanding the “WHY” is “HOW” you will get there!! I get asked all the time “How do I get started and keep going with my fitness program?”. The reality is that it’s much easier to get started than it is to keep going. Most often people who engage in a new fitness program start out […]
Sometimes my life is like a movie…it can be a comedy, a horror show, a romantic love story, a tragedy… Whatever the case may be, my life is busy! And sometimes I find it necessary to push “pause” so I can RE-SET and move forward with passion, intention, and purpose. Finding balance is something I […]
When your feet get kicked out from under you!
My last post was in December. This one is long overdue. I’m about to share a part of me in a way that is uncomfortable…on an intimate and personal level…and gasp…in my professional arena no less! My personal and professional worlds never collide and there’s a reason for that…until now. I’ve always guarded my personal […]
One For The KIDS! Find YOUR Food Style…
Here’s a quiz for your kids. Let them answer it independently. What’s your child’s food style? Are you a planner, grabber or skipper? 1. When you wake up in the morning, you: a) Already know what you’re having for breakfast. You even hide your favourite cereal in a place your pesky little brother won’t find […]
Focus on Flexibility
Acute or chronic musculoskeletal dysfunction can be linked to; your level of fitness (strength and flexibility), your age, and/or your work demands. You can improve your condition by maintaining proper posture, strengthening your muscles, and increasing your flexibility. Take breaks throughout your day to incorporate stretching…it does a body good!! Stretching can result in… • […]
It’s Time to Supplement with Vitamin D
Vitamin D is known as the SUNSHINE vitamin! The days are getting shorter and as we approach winter the angle of the sun changes. Additionally with colder temperatures we cover our skin almost completely when outside. Your skin makes vitamin D when it’s exposed to sunlight, so without it, you are likely to become deficient […]
Pre and Post Workout Nutrition
Proper Nutrition will help fuel your workout and assist with the subsequent recovery and repair of tissues. The timing of nutrients in connection with your workout session is important! Pre-workout fuel should consist of fast digesting carbohydrates for quick energy production. Incorporating protein or healthy fat depends on the timing of your pre-workout meal. If […]