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Strategy trumps Willpower!

Strategy trumps Willpower!

Don’t rely on willpower for weight loss, have strategies instead. The fact is, our willpower gets weaker toward the end of the day. It is easy to resist the cookie in the mornings, but it’s an entirely different story in the evenings after a long day, That’s why it’s...

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Get your stretch on!

Get your stretch on!

Get your stretch on! Stretching is an often-overlooked part of a workout routine. I believe it’s mainly because it isn’t known to burn a lot of calories but be aware that it’s essential to keep you moving! You should be stretching every day! If you don't do that, then...

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80/20 rule!

80/20 rule!

Eat healthy and have your donut, too!! That’s my rule to eat by. We all know that depriving yourself of all treats and sweets simply isn’t working. It always leads to bingeing and overeating! Don’t beat yourself up and believe that it’s due to a lack of willpower -...

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Fit Tip!

Fit Tip!

Cardio lovers - if you are walking or running to lose weight, consider changing your routine! Our bodies get easily adapted to doing the same routine and, over time, will use less energy if it’s always the same pace and mileage. Change it up with these two strategies:...

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  https://youtu.be/KkaG7hr2q2I The gym is where you make it! Let’s build strong legs and a strong core on the playground. I always like to incorporate unilateral (one-legged) moves in my workouts, because they correct muscle imbalances, build a stronger core and...

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How to break the diet cycle!

How to break the diet cycle!

You know how it goes. You go on a diet. Soon you feel deprived of the foods you like. Then you cheat. Then you go on a more extreme diet, cheat again and feel even worse about your failure. As the cycle continues, you feel increasingly unhappy with your body and out...

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Muffin Top Melter Workout!

Get rid of your muffin tops, love handles - or whatever you want to call it - with these four exercises that work every angle of it. Do every exercise for 30 sec., take a break accordingly to your fitness level, and repeat three more times. 1. Tabletop with knee lift,...

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4 Lunch Meal Prep Ideas

4 Lunch Meal Prep Ideas

Eating healthy can be a challenge, but with some planning ahead, you can make it easier. Spending one or two hours in the kitchen on the weekend sets you up for success. A healthy lunch during the week prevents us from eating junk food from the vending machine or...

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Veggie Prep!

Veggie Prep!

Veggie prep for the week! I asked Rich to buy some colorful veggies. And that's what he did! Doesn't it look great? So beautiful, you can't help but want to eat them. I often get asked about the best way to prepare vegetables for the week. My answer: Roast them! It's...

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Slider Core Workout!

Fun core workout with sliders! If you don't have any, no problem. Use your socks on a wood/tile floor or paper plates on a carpet. I added a loop band as an extra challenge. They are a versatile and effective tool you can buy them at any fitness store, or there is...

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5 easy daily detox rituals!

5 easy daily detox rituals!

Our body is a fantastic machine! Every day it is bombarded with toxins. The good news is that our organs - such as the liver, kidneys, and skin - are naturally designed to detox on their own if they are healthy. It's what we do daily that matters, not once in a while....

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Raise your hand if you eat more than 5 cups of veggies every day. I know it can be a challenge! An easy way to get your daily dose is by incorporating them in scrambled eggs, smoothies, or soups. Morning smoothies are my safe bet to get my greens in. They are low in...

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Snack Ideas!

Snack Ideas!

Healthy eating should go hand in hand with a regular exercise routine, but lack of planning often leads to unhealthy food choices. We’re all on the run these days and once hunger hits, we grab whatever comes in our way. It’s easy to buy a bag of chips at a vending...

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