What diet is best?
Is it Paleo? Vegan? No-carb. low-carb, no fat, or even intermittent fasting? So many people ask me what is the best diet to follow. The real, true, unbiased answer is, there is NO perfect-one-size-fits-all diet. If there was one way to eat, we would all eat that way. Most people are seeking one of three [...]
What is eating you?
I have wanted to write this post for so long and the funny thing is, I have been stressed out lately with work and life in general I kept putting it off. As you become more in tuned with your body it becomes very easy to recognize the signs of stress. Since stress is unavoidable [...]
Fall down 7, get back up 8!
I recently asked the question: What do you think is the biggest setback in a fitness routine is? The most popular answers were time, illness, and food. All of these setbacks I really feel hamper not only physical fitness but overall healthy lifestyles. What does that really mean to “not have enough” time? I ask [...]
Train like a Fighter
Did you ever keep an old t-shirt or hoodie that had a special saying or meaning to you? I have a navy blue and orange, my two favorite colors, old school v-neck that I have saved for almost 15 years. Why? I absolutely love the saying on it: Float like a butterfly, sting like a [...]
Beachbody beyond fitness
I tend to write about my fitness journey and my healthy life style, but I find myself not able to fully describe the benefits of the company I run. I didn’t start coaching with Beachbody with the intent to run business to begin with. I wanted to share some of the benefits to this amazing [...]
Amino Acids; the protein molecule
You can’t really build muscles eating that …can you? I recently attended a fitness workshop where a gentleman insisted that being vegan would prevent me from building lean muscle. When I asked about his “expertise” on the subject and what he thought I was lacking, he stated amino acids. Truth: All the weight lifting in [...]
Women: Exercise your Way to Better Health!
Women: Exercise your Way to Better Health! Want to feel and look better? Try exercise. Studies have shown that exercise improves the mood and helps women prevent chronic diseases. Women need exercise for improved bone health, cardiovascular health, mental health and neural health. Since there are so many benefits there is no reason not to [...]
Comfort in food
Why do you eat? I am serious, if I asked you, “What do you eat and why do you eat,” what would be your answer? Would you actually say that you eat because your body needs fuel to function or because you are building and repairing the break down of your muscle fibers? Or would [...]
Moving forward means progress
Tip number one; the saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” NOT 7 apples on Sunday. There is a strategies behind that message that can be applied to many areas of your life; fitness, nutrition, personal development, your spiritual walk and even financially. So many times we begin to focus on an [...]
Circle of influence
I know you must be looking for me too right? Are you about to start or restart a fitness journey, or try a new “diet?” Are you wondering if you are the only one who struggles? Are you alone in the world of starts and stops? At this point you feel like you would pay [...]