Recently, as my 15 year-old daughter walked out the door for school, she turned to me and said, “Mom, starting next week can you just put another piece of fruit or some nuts or something healthier in my lunch instead of chips?” Ah-mazing. As a parent, I’ve been careful not to label foods ‘good’ or […]
If you’re of the opinion that having six smaller meals throughout the day is superior for fat loss as opposed to three larger meals, you’ve been sold a lie perpetuated by the health and food industry. This idea of having smaller meals was actually birthed by those in the gym who were trying to gain […]
Nearly everything we do as humans is habitual. Like a jackass, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve mindlessly driven past the exit to my house and headed to the gym instead – purely out of habitual behavior. I recently read that we tend to buy the same 20-ish foods every time we hit […]
Not too long ago I was contacted by a prospective client who had recently battled (and overcame!) breast cancer and wanted to get back into weight lifting after a five year hiatus. She had taken it upon herself to sign up for Zumba classes to help shed some of the unwanted weight she had acquired […]
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Today, as I was browsing at a local bookstore, I noticed that there was absolutely nothing on “Health & Fitness” bookshelves about undergoing a body transformation through moderation or habit changing behaviors. I did see a lot of titles that involved scare tactics, though. Unfortunately, honesty and science-based approaches don’t sell in the fitness industry. Just […]
It’s interesting to me how people can perceive my consistent dedication to a healthy lifestyle as a ‘gift’ or ‘talent.’ It is neither of those things. I have spent over ten years in the gym – sometimes falling off the bandwagon for several months at a time, yo-yo dieting, and falling victim to a lot […]