be comfortable being uncomfortable

I have a list of mantras I've created with my clients over the years; a list I refer to as LAWisms. With over 20 years teaching, coaching and training experience, I have many lawisms. And no, I don't consider my way to be THE LAW; but the nickname stuck when my triathlon training buddy referred … Continue reading be comfortable being uncomfortable

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?

it’s all in your head

It’s been exactly six days since I left the comfort of my little nook in Honolulu where my space and energy were meticulously scheduled out. If you are a serial killer, you would have been able to pin point my exact location purely out of my sheer discipline and extreme adherence to regimen without having … Continue reading it’s all in your head

client wins nonscale victories

I've been working with #bossbabe for several weeks now. I call her BB because she prefers to remain anonymous online. When we first met, we realized that she had an overwhelming anxiety over weighing herself and that she was an emotional eater. So through gentle nudges, and planning together, we opted to keep her off … Continue reading client wins nonscale victories

my transformation – 23 year journey

QUICK STORY! A 23 year journey!!! 1st-4th pics: High School Senior Year 1995 - College in 1996 5th-10th pics: Ultra marathon, weight lifting, life-changing colon surgery, living my best life! In 1997 while in college, I joined Jenny Craig (JC) because at 5’3”, I weighed about the same as my 6’4” boyfriend. I lost 45 … Continue reading my transformation – 23 year journey