For most people, the idea of weight loss comes with an end date. “I just want to lose 20 pounds.” You lose those 20 pounds and then what? You go right back to what you were doing before. In most cases, those 20 pounds are back faster than the time it took you to lose…

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Many people have read the book “The 7 habits of Highly Effective People” by Steven Covey. In this book, Covey discusses habits that lead people to attain their goals. Definitely check out this book to learn more about these 7 habits.    In this letter, we wanted to share with you 5 habits of some…

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Why is it SO hard to lose weight? How many times do you ask yourself this question?   Anyone with a weight loss goal, who is working hard on establishing healthy habits, and trying to decrease the frequency of making unhealthy choices knows that losing weight takes time!  By now, you’ve likely heard our nutrition…

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Have you ever gotten home from a long day at work and found yourself down a whole bag of chips or sleeve of cookies? Maybe after your long day with the kids you sit down and relax with a little mindless binge on Netflix and automatically turn into a bottomless pit that eats through the…

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  Oh yes, if you’re past the age of five, you probably already know all about stress.    No matter whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, male or female, stress is a part of your life.    And, the more we tend to modernize our living, the more intense the stress becomes.   …

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  Most people make New Year’s Resolutions.  And, most people have a pretty tough time maintaining any of them.    After years of failed resolutions past, why not make it a little easier on ourselves.   What if we choose a few “little things” that will make our lives healthier?   We’ll start with the…

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Stretching is easy to forget.   That’s because the results are not as visible as a HIIT workout, a long run or weight-lifting.    But the truth is, stretching is equally important as your workout.    Stretching can benefit the body in many ways.  it can: Help improve joint range of motion  Decrease the risk…

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  Summer time grilling is one of the most popular pastimes.   Outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family.   But, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1,800 calories?  For many people, that’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories — in one meal!   …

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If YOU are my client, I think about you… a lot.     I think about who you are and the lifestyle you live.     I think about the daily habits you might follow and how they affect you — both positively and negatively.   For example:   Do you eat the same thing…

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Recovery is crucial to maintaining and improving your physical performance and preventing injury at all levels of fitness training.   Short-term recovery could encompass several different activities.  It could be a low-intensity cool-down phase after a tough workout.   Or, it could mean an entire “rest day” where the only activities might include walking, stretching…

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