You Don’t Need Motivation, You Need Results!

Motivation isn’t the key to your success. You need a strategy to keep you on track toward your goals regardless of how motivated you feel. Here’s how to create that. How many times have you started a new workout program or diet plan, guns blazing, ready for this to be...

Finding the Root of your Weight Gain

Without knowing the root of your weight gain in the first place, it'll be pretty hard for you to do much about it. Before you can make a lasting change, you need to have an understanding of how you ended up where you are in the first place. Once you have a clearer...

Learn Your Nutritional Level

If you're trying to lose weight, your nutritional level is a really important factor to consider when deciding what approach to take. Very often, women come to me wanting to lose weight and expect me to just hand them a meal plan, calorie goal, or macro splits and...

Meal Prep Made Simple. For Real.

Meal prep is the primary activity I would credit with my ability to consistently eat well. Now, I know some of you probably read that and thought, "that's for bodybuilders and models and people who don't mind eating the same thing every day. Not for people like me,"...

6 Steps to Healthier Restaurant Meals

Trying new restaurants is one of my favorite hobbies. Can I call that a hobby? Sometimes eating out is celebratory & you decide you're going to get the most indulgent, delicious thing(s) on the menu and savor every bite. But sometimes dining out is more routine or...

So you overate, now what?

If you overate this long weekend - judging by my social media feeds - you are not alone. Holiday weekends, sunny summer days, celebrations, really any occasion is a potential opportunity to overeat. Hopefully you checked out last week's article about avoiding BBQ...

4 Tips to Avoid Barbeque Binges

What would 4th of July weekend be without a barbeque?! Prior to living somewhere where we can grill year-round, summer BBQs were some of the highlights of my childhood.  From waiting (im)patiently for the charcoal to heat up, to eating #allthemeats, to attempting...

Forget Food Rules; Do This Instead

Stop blindly following rules or guidelines that you don’t really understand or that aren't actually benefitting you. Is It Working For You? One of the most common things I hear when talking to women about nutrition is “______ [insert weight loss fad: meal plans,...

Is Exercise a Punishment?

"I was so bad this weekend! I'm going to have to kill myself in the gym this week!" You've probably uttered a phrase like this a time or two. One that suggests that what you ate and drank needs to be reversed, compensated for, or punished with exercise. This kind of...