The Complete Guide to Meal Planning & Prep

Planning and prepping your meals can make it easy to eat in a way that supports your goals - while saving you time and money! There’s no wrong way to do it, the point is to make your life easier during the busy part of your week by doing some of the leg work up front....

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Getting Comfortable in the Gym: Etiquette Edition

If you feel a little out of place or uncomfortable at the gym, you're not alone! Gym jitters are normal; even just going to a new gym can be nerve wracking! It can feel like everyone else seems to know exactly what they’re doing and you’re sure that they can tell that...

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Getting Comfortable In The Gym: Equipment Edition

If you feel a little out of place or uncomfortable at the gym, you're not alone! Gym jitters are normal; even just going to a new gym can be nerve wracking! It can feel like everyone else seems to know exactly what they’re doing and you’re sure that they can tell that...

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Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Healthy

Beginning to eat a healthier diet is a challenge on its own. Factoring in picky kids and spouses can increase the challenge exponentially. A lot of moms are concerned about how to make healthy meals that are aligned with their weight loss goals while still providing...

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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 as a weight loss coach. It's a great step for those 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...

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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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