I repeatedly tell my clients not to completely deprive themselves. But listening to this advice can be difficult when you’ve spent years equating healthy eating with deprivation. Snacking can be a real boon for your waistline. Especially if you DON'T limit your snacking to rabbit food. So today I want to talk want to talk about 7 scary weights you can gain weight when you stop snacking. And … [Read more...] about 7 Scary Ways You’ll Gain Weight When You Stop Snacking
I enjoy eating healthy. But there are days when I need some extra diet motivation. Days when sugar is just calling my name. Or on days when maybe I feel a little self sabotaging. And during these times, inspirational quotes can really save the day. The concept of inspirational quotes can seem totally sappy. I think of the cliche cat hanging on to the tree branch, with the words “hang in there!” … [Read more...] about Amazing Inspirational Quotes For Emotional Eating & Weight Loss
I often talk about my personal struggle in losing weight in my teens and early 20s. I went up and down on the scale and did destructive things to my body. And I went through horrible periods of deprivation that left me feeling empty. And the worst part i that this deprivation didn’t lead to anything lasting. I was so frustrated. I changed my pattern when I changed my attitude. And the biggest … [Read more...] about How to Drop Pounds Eating Food You Love
You think that healthy eating is super expensive. But that statement is only true if you let it be. Look at it this way. You can pay major cash for healthy food. Or you can shop smart. Because there are tons of cash saving tips that transform healthy eating from super expensive to completely attainable. Use them, and shop healthy while paying less than you would on unhealthy food. It just … [Read more...] about Save Major Cash on Healthy Eating
Bodies come in all different shapes and sizes. I’m a big believer that we need to release the concept body perfection. Just make good choices and live a healthy lifestyle. So if you’ve stopped your progress because you’ll never reach perfection, that stops today. Here are 10 weight loss excuses that are not only inaccurate. They’re stopping you from really being able to thrive in your own life. … [Read more...] about 10 Weight Loss Excuses That Are Inexcusable
Aah, those last 5 pounds. They can be a bastard. And I relate, because I struggled with them too. Except it was more like 10 pounds. But why quibble about details? Well, I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone. And while there is no set reason you're stuck on those last 5 pounds, there are some common culprits. Are one of these are holding you back? You’re consuming hidden sugar - I … [Read more...] about Why You Can’t Lose Those Last 5 Pounds
What's the best exercise for weight loss? This is a bit of a misleading question. Because everyone’s looking for that magical move that will shed fat from their belly or perfect their butt. Wouldn't it be nice if all it took was one exercise? But what I can give you is something even better. Because the best exercise for weight loss doesn’t come from a certain move. It comes from an approach … [Read more...] about The Best Type Of Exercise For Weight Loss
A healthy salad doesn’t have to mean a boring salad. Lots of people I work with love salads. But they get bummed out when taking out their “fun: ingredients. Hold the blue cheese? No crumbled bacon? Remove the candied pecans? I mean, where's the fun in that? But a healthy salad doesn’t have to mean boring. So first, let’s start with the basics. A healthy salad and a ho-hum one start in the … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Healthy Salad Not Suck
As a weight loss coach, I see first-hand the power of pre-diet preparation. What is this pre-diet preparation I talk of? This is the step you take in the days leading up to your new eating plan that can determine your diet success. So this week I’m going to go over a fun, (yes, I just said fun), 6 step plan to get you ready to hit a home run in the weight loss department. This will prepare … [Read more...] about Your Pre-Diet Game Plan For A Weight Loss Victory!
You can eat at a restaurant without blowing your clean eating You sure as hell don’t keep the foods that tempt you in your home. But eating in a restaurant is a different story. Temptation is abso-freakin-lutely everywhere! This is one of the biggest things that throws off my coaching clients. But take a deep breath before you start to panic about that big dinner out. You got this. Be social, … [Read more...] about Restaurant Temptation: Stay On Your Diet While Eating Out!