What is your Mini-Quit when it comes to Nutrition?

What is your Mini-Quit when it comes to Nutrition?

With people that are attempting to quit smoking, there is the concept of a mini-quit. Knowing that with smoking, there are various situations that may lead to smoking, a mini-quit is a concept where a person can practice different coping strategies in a given...
What are you doing right?

What are you doing right?

It happens to the best of us. We set a goal and start working towards that goal; then, we have a bad day, or a bad week. Does that bad day or bad week completely erase our progress? No! However, people are hard on themselves. We let our mistakes define us, and...
Stay Accountable to Yourself

Stay Accountable to Yourself

For most people, the idea of weight loss comes with an end date. “I just want to lose 20 pounds.” You lose those 20 pounds and then what? You go right back to what you were doing before. In most cases, those 20 pounds are back faster than the time it took...
The Big Debate

The Big Debate

Nutrition. The word is defined differently by the hundreds of pop-up nutrition companies out there. We have all seen the different diets and products promising you the world in weigh loss and performance, but what do you really need to know? Can you really have your...
Are you eating enough?

Are you eating enough?

When we talk to clients about how much they are eating, the common trend we see is that most people are eating too much. The quantities they are consuming are double, sometimes triple, the recommended amount for a adult. However, while overeating is definitely a...

Changing Your Mindset

Trying to balance the responsibilities of work, school, family — LIFE is tough! With our fast paced lives, it’s tempting to look for a quick fix, even when it comes to nutrition. Convenience foods, not always healthy options, are readily available and in...
Could You Always Tie Your Shoes?

Could You Always Tie Your Shoes?

Could you always tie your shoes? No, it’s likely someone – an expert – patiently showed you over and over as you fumbled the laces. Finally you figured it out, but it took some guidance to get you there. When you are sick, do you wait until you are...
Taking it All In Without Taking it All On

Taking it All In Without Taking it All On

You just heard about the wellness membership at your local gym that includes exercise classes and nutrition coaching. This is exciting because you know that by incorporating nutrition and exercise, that will get you the results you want.   But, this leaves you feeling...
The Keto Craze

The Keto Craze

One of the most amazing things happened to me recently. A good friend sent me a photo of her husband, and to my surprise, I hardly recognized him; he had lost so much weight. I use to live with them, and I know that seeing my eating habits played some role in changing...
What to Eat Before a Workout and Why

What to Eat Before a Workout and Why

As always, I try to take a topic that has been a hot-button issue at the gym or one that members, in general, find attractive. Overwhelmingly this month that topic has been; what  should I eat before my workouts. I covered this briefly before in our 2018 Open prep...