Strength Training Made Simple

A lot of the misconceptions about women and strength training have been all but debunked. But there’s still a lot of confusion about why strength training is so important and how to get started. This article will simplify those things and provide you with a beginner...

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What Actually Causes Cravings (And What To Do About It)

Just about everyone deals with cravings from time-to-time, especially when actively trying to lose weight. How to combat cravings isn’t necessarily as simple as just relying on willpower and ignoring them. This article will walk you through potential causes of your...

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4 Ways To Eat Less Junk Food

Cutting back on junk food is one of the most common goals I hear from women wanting to lose weight and eat better diets. Saying you want to eat less junk food and actually doing it are two different things. It’s hard to actually do this without knowing specific...

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Finding Your Calories & Macros for Weight Loss

One popular approach to weight loss is to count calories & macros (short for macronutrients.) While this is not the best approach for everyone, many people find incredible success with it. This article will explain the difference between calories and macros and help...

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Making Sense of Food Labels

Learning how to read food labels is a skill that all adults should have.  Whether you're wanting to lose or gain weight, get off prescription medications, or just generally be cognizant of your health,  being able to flip the package around and decode the label is...

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Is More Self-Control Really What You Need?

When we have trouble sticking to a diet or following through with what we say we want to do, we’re quick to blame a lack of self-control. But is more of that really what you need? This article will address some misconceptions about self-control and dieting and help...

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How To Gauge Progress Without a Scale

Despite knowing that the scale should not be the end-all-be-all, many women aren’t really sure what else they should be tracking in order to gauge their progress. There are dozens of other factors that maybe be as - if not more - important as your scale weight. This...

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Don’t Know What To Eat? Start Here

How often have you said that you want to lose weight or eat healthier but “don’t know what to eat?” I would venture to guess that you do know what to eat - for the most part - you just don’t trust yourself enough to actually make the necessary changes. This article...

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Is Moderation Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

If you’ve spent any time trying to lose weight, you’ve likely heard that you should give in to your cravings and that anything is ok in moderation. You’ve may also heard that you need to eliminate x, y, and z if you really want to be successful. So which is it? Can...

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What to Do When Your Short-Term Diet Ends

Even though I wholeheartedly believe that lifestyle changes are the true key to long-term success, I can’t deny the appeal - and success - of a lot of short-term diets or challenges. Part of why 10-, 14-, 21-day or 4-6 weeks challenges are so successful is because...

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Why You Need a Break From Dieting

Though counterintuitive, sometimes a break from dieting is exactly what you need to ultimately be more successful. I strongly believe that  lifestyle changes are the true key to long-term success and no one should be chronically dieting (I did name my Facebook group...

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How Eating Slowly Can Help You Lose Weight

A frequently overlooked bad habit that many of us have is how quickly we eat. We may tell ourselves that it’s out of necessity or it doesn’t make a difference one way or another but actually it does. Especially if you are wanting to lose weight, slowing down can be a...

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Fat Loss Made Simple

Never has losing weight felt more complicated than in the Internet age when overwhelming amounts of conflicting information are available able at the click of a few buttons. Well-intentioned women everywhere have been overwhelmed into inaction because they can’t...

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Why You Need To Do A Food Audit

One of the first things I do with a new client is have them complete a 3-day food log. When I ask someone about their diet, the most common answer is, “I eat pretty healthy most of the time,” so this is a reliable way for me to learn exactly what they mean by this....

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The Best Weight Loss Approach

Everywhere you look, someone is trying to convince you that their weight loss approach is the only one that works. Many even go so far as to say that any other approach is stupid or dangerous. This article will help you find the right weight loss approach for you....

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