Most protein bars are marketed as healthy. But very few of them are. In fact, the average protein bar should be in a trick-or-treat bag rather than a gym bag. But these 5 protein bars break the mold. Now let’s get one thing straight.No protein bar is healthier than whole, real food. Better quality bars are still in the “treat” category. But these bars as better options. They have... Zero … [Read more...] about My Top Picks! On The Lookout For A Protein Bar That Isn’t Candy!
Think about the word diet When most people think of the word diet, they think of it is as meaning restriction. Not me though. I think of it as creating balance. And this little lingual disagreement has far-reaching consequences. Because restriction sets you up to try and lose weight in a way that is completely wrong. Now, I’m pretty bad with balance. Ask me to do a handstand and I won’t stay … [Read more...] about Surprise! The Crazy Reason For Your Weight Loss Plateau!
A lot of times I’ll have the best of intentions in eating healthy. But then I’ll be scheduled to be on the westside in the morning, with too little time to get to the Valley by mid-day. And don’t even talk to me about sitting down for a formal lunch. It ain’t gonna happen. And all of a sudden, my super duper healthy intentions seem like a unicorn filled fantasy. But I never despair. I just bring a … [Read more...] about Superfoods: a vitamin, mineral and antioxidant reboot
Picture this. It’s 8pm and you stuck to your diet today like a pro. But that craving monster is starting to rear its ugly head. It screams, “eat that chocolate bar”. What chocolate bar you ask? Oh, you know. The one you hid in the bottom of the pantry. The one you hoped you'd forget about. But your brain knows it’s there and wants it now! So how do you distract yourself before binging and let that … [Read more...] about 15 Ways To Distract Yourself Before Binging
Trying to lose weight can make you want to run into a well insulated room, take a deep breath, and scream it all out. I get it. I've lived through those days too. It’s horrible when you think you’re doing everything right and the scale is just stuck on a big “f@#ck you!”. But wait! Before you run off in a pit of despair, consider if you're making one of these weight loss mistakes. These simple … [Read more...] about 5 Deadly Weight Loss Mistakes You’re Probably Making
Fact: Most people start the holiday season with the intention to control binge eating, but lose control before the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade even begins. The holidays are a crazy, fun whirlwind time of year. And one of the most thrilling parts of the season is eating all that scrumptious food. I mean, would the holidays really be the holidays without egg nog, boxes of chocolate, candy … [Read more...] about Avoid A Holiday Buffet Binge! How To.Whoop Your Cravings Monster Like A Ninja!
More Than Just Calories If you've read my blog for long enough, you might have noticed a trend. Almost every week I talk about some new key factor to gaining or losing weight. I mean, what gives? Am I just hopping every week on the next bandwagon? Or do I just keep changing my mind? And why don't I talk more about CALORIES? Confusing, eh? But trust me, there's a method to my madness. You're … [Read more...] about More Than Calories: A Diet Built Around YOU!
Ok, I'm probably not blowing your mind by telling you that fiber is an integral part of your diet. Yet there's probably a lot you DON”T know about fiber. And your need for it in the diet goes way beyond “old people” and prunes. Adequate intake can make you healthier, skinnier and stronger at any age! The first thing I learned in my early days of dieting was to add lots of vegetables to my diet. … [Read more...] about Fiber: A Key Ingredient For Weight Loss
Changing your diet and lifestyle is hard. But changing the emotional text you repeat to yourself is a lot more difficult. Your emotional blocks to weight loss can be more damaging than any “forbidden” food you eat. Cure these emotional blocks and you'll be well on the road to health, happiness, and feeling amazing in your skin. There are many ways in which you can stop yourself from being … [Read more...] about Kick Your Emotional Blocks in the Butt for an Amazing Body Transformation
So summer's getting close. And like many, you may be concerned with getting your body perfectly swimsuit ready. Honestly, summer is my number one favorite time of the year. And my happy place is lying in a hammock somewhere near the beach with a Pina Colada in hand. Mmmmm. I can imagine being there right now.So how do your get your body perfectly swimsuit ready? Well, I could tell you to … [Read more...] about The Real Way to Get Swimsuit Ready For Summer