I see it all the time. A person gets into that super motivated place where they are ready to climb mountains to lose weight. So what do they do? They try to climb a mountain…literally. The gym is filled with the hopeful, sweating and pumping and stretching up to seven days a week, with the idea that the more they sweat and pump and stretch, the more weight they will lose. What usually happens … [Read more...] about Cardio Barre, Zumba and Anit-Gravity Yoga – Why Even the Hippest Exercise Trends Can Fail to Take Off the Pounds
You've eaten really, really well lately. So well that you posted a picture of your 10 pound weight loss on Instagram and got 84 likes! You wake in the morning and feel ready to leap into your day. Then it happens. (Signal Jaws music) You see a group of people walking in unison. They are smiling and singing. Then you see the object in their hands with candles flickering as a … [Read more...] about The Fear of Birthday Cakes and Your Inner Two Year Old
What the heck is a food coach anyway? Seriously, we’ve eating solid food since we were in diapers. So what is the point of having someone looking over our shoulders telling us how to eat? Well, since you asked, here is a little list I put together. It is my top five reasons to work with a food coach: 1) Ever … [Read more...] about Top five reasons to work with a food coach
Are you great at losing weight but really lousy at keeping it off? Do you have two sets of clothing; the “skinny” clothes and the “fat” clothes? Do you find it easy to eat well for a short period of time, but find it difficult to get back on the diet as soon as you have a bad day? Then you are a yo-yo (dieter that is), and it is time to understand the full story about weight … [Read more...] about Are you a Yo-Yo?
Want to be healthier in 2014? Here are some of my favorite easy changes to get you on your way 1) Its 3pm, you’re starving and all you can think of is pouring your laundry quarters into the vending machine for something chocolaty and sweet. A lot of times we crave sugar because we need protein. Have a plain yogurt with fruit, turkey or tempeh wrapped in lettuce or no-mayo tuna salad … [Read more...] about Gimme 5! 5 healthy diet tips as we go into the New Year.