non scale victories

My 50-year old client did a 3 week check in. The scale didn't budge but the inches sure did! You see, there is much more to long term wellness than that fickle number on the scale. After all, your value as a person, your experiences, success and the vibe you bring to the world can't … Continue reading non scale victories

your vibe attracts your tribe

Over the years, my fitness business started shifting toward more mindset, less fat loss. Other coaches will tell you 10 pounds in 10 days is doable. Other trainers will say if you want it bad enough & work hard enough, you’ll be worthy. It’s not in my integrity, for what I teach-no drastic or extreme … Continue reading your vibe attracts your tribe

how much protein do I need?

Today in @24cycle class, I was asked from @basqueinhi about his protein intake requirements. AH! If I had a dollar for every time I’m asked that! Protein - the most common under eaten macronutrient! So, just how much do you need? Well, if you’ve got goals, there is a method to it; but, it’s pretty … Continue reading how much protein do I need?

7 signs you are burning fat

The scale isn't the best measure of progress due to the simple fact that the scale can't differentiate between what is muscle, what is fat, what is water or anything else – all it does is measure the relationship your body mass has with gravity. With my clients, I use several types of measurements to … Continue reading 7 signs you are burning fat

can i exercise too much?

In this week's wellness Wednesday IG live mini training, I tackled a client question: can I exercise too much? Let's play Jeopardy, why don't we? Ken Jennings: Alex, I'll take Wellness Wednesday for $1,000 Alex: You got it Ken! This occurs when a person exceeds their body's ability to recover from strenuous exercise Ken Jennings: … Continue reading can i exercise too much?

ok, I'll tell you about losing body fat for reals

Yesterday, I did a mini training tackling my client’s concern - HOW DO I LOSE MY BELLY FAT! The top-line? Our bodies don’t operate like that. We can’t choose where we want to lose fat from. BUT! You know what’s even better? Losing body fat overall, is a healthy way to keep our bodies thriving. … Continue reading ok, I'll tell you about losing body fat for reals

did u dread Xmas?

DID YOU DREAD TODAY?⁣ ⁣ Merry Christmas 🎄🎁!!! ⁣ ⁣ Did you dread today because you were unsure how you would handle the holidays? ⁣ ⁣ Based on an Instagram poll I ran, these 3 thoughts 💭 💭 💭 came out as the most common ones to arise leading into holidays... too many women worried … Continue reading did u dread Xmas?

hungry vs hangry – the back story

I spent most of my life on a diet. I was the first-born to a 17 year old women who battled her own self esteem issues; a beautiful figure in my eyes, one that I did envy, but did not inherit. I was the chubby kid. And my mother became weight focused. A few of … Continue reading hungry vs hangry – the back story