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One Simple Change

One Simple Change

The Key to Health: Eat more fruits and vegetables.   150 doctors researched 4,500 studies on what keeps us healthy.  They found the only common denominator is a diet rich in fruits and vegetables.  We all know we’re supposed to eat more fruits and vegetables, but most...

When You Just Can’t Get Motivated

When You Just Can’t Get Motivated

When You Can't Get Motivated... 4 Tips to help you surf those motivation waves Motivation is elusive.  It is a finite resource that can come and go like the wind. Some days making protein smoothies and eating super clean feels effortless, and other days well,...

What the Heck is  Healthy Habit?

What the Heck is Healthy Habit?

In fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching it is easy to get caught up in the jargon.  It’s all about motivation, feeling the burn, becoming bulletproof, or how your goals need to be bigger than your excuses, right? But on those days when you feel less motivated,...

Nutrition, simplified

Nutrition, simplified

Simplify How you Approach Nutrition   People tend to way overthink everything, including what they eat.  Here are some simple nutrition steps to follow whether you follow the diet of an omnivore, carnivore, vegetarian, flexitarian, vegan, paleo or something else....

The magic of doing

The magic of doing

Some coaches get frustrated when they sense that their clients are seeking a magic pill or a quick fix.  In this article, I talked about the downside of wishing for a quick fix.  Even when you know what you need to do, the magic is really in the doing, and for that...

You Already Know What You Need to Know

You Already Know What You Need to Know

Did you ever just wish you could pop a pill and lose unwanted weight?  Or drink a solution to help you build lean muscle fast?  Oh gosh, then you could just keep doing all the things you do AND look like the fitness models in the ads!  [spoiler alert - fitness models...

It’s easier to sit…until it isn’t

It’s easier to sit…until it isn’t

You’re tired, so what do you do?  Sit down.  Need to run errands?  Sit in the car.  Got a desk job?  Yup, more sitting.  Trying to build an online presence?  Ha!  Even coaches have to sit at computers. You don’t even think about how much sitting you do until you...

Is the scale showing you alternative facts?

Is the scale showing you alternative facts?

  Remember what it was like to feel good in your own skin like you did ten, twenty, or more pounds ago? You felt ah-maz-ing!  Life was going your way, you had health and youth and, as one of my clients was fond of telling me, all members of the opposite sex...

Why?

Why?

Why do we do what we do? When I was growing up and asked my mom “why?” her immediate response for everything was to t ell me that Y is a crooked letter.  That was usually followed by, “Look it up,” which was then followed by, “OK go ask _____”  Sure, teachers would...

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