You start losing this at 30…
I probably don’t have to ask you if you’ve ever thought about “losing weight” or “burning fat” — but how often do you think about building muscle? Most people don’t give their muscles much thought until they go to pick up something heavy or put on a bathing suit.
The Truth about Willpower (it’s not what you think)
A lot of people ask me about willpower because they think they don’t have enough of it. Here’s what’s wild about that: it turns out, the fact that they think they don’t have enough willpower might be why they don’t have enough.
8 Ways to “Own it”
This month we’re focused on taking BIG ACTION toward our goals by doubling down on the one thing that will help you move the needle forward in a BIG WAY…
What people get wrong about “mental toughness”
There’s a trait that separates people who reach their goals from those who struggle. It’s not talent, luck, or genetics (although those things don’t hurt).
This lit a fire under me
The other day I was in the middle of a workout and listening to a podcast. A guest said something to the effect of: “Change is going to happen no matter what. It’s up to YOU to decide whether that change is progress.”
5 ways to get more veggies in your life
Here’s a fact: even if you love veggies, it can be hard to get the required amount (2 to 3 cups a day) and that’s a shame, because veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds that your body needs to function at its very best.
Have you ever said this?
Here’s a trap almost everyone has fallen into at one point or another… Have you ever heard yourself say (maybe only to yourself) “When [insert anything you are waiting/hoping for] happens, I’ll start focusing more on my fitness/health”?
What stands between you and your goals?
This month we’re tackling a big topic: getting rid of what’s standing between you and your goals. This could be what you put in your body … what you focus on with your thoughts and beliefs … and anything else that’s cluttering up your fitness journey.
Is invisible fat hurting your health?
Today’s focus is a biggie because even though you can’t see it, it can have a major effect on your health… And that’s belly fat. There are two basic kinds of belly fat …
In the middle of a hard workout, what do you do?
Here’s a sneaky secret about both of those scenarios that very few coaches are willing to talk about… Making changes – even healthy changes — can be HARD sometimes. It’s because you’re moving out of your comfort zone … which is a good thing!
3 Relaxing Hip Opening Stretches
I’ve got a feel-good post for you today …. because it’s packed with THREE stretches that will open up your hips from every direction! These all feel GREAT while you’re doing them, and they’re perfect for the next time you’re watching TV or want to unwind after work.
I’m going to get a little personal here…
We’re getting a little personal today, but we can’t talk about core strength without today’s topic: digestion! You might not realize it, but your posture (and core strength) have a HUGE impact on how you digest your food.
Does your butt have “amnesia”?
When you think about “core strength” … what do you think of? Six-pack abs? A flat tummy? A tiny waist? Think again! This month we’re diving into all things CORE — and I think you’ll be wildly surprised at just how much your core strength affects your overall health…
6 Tips to Speed up your Meal Prep and Save Money!
You know that feeling when you have a project hanging over your head and you just can’t get it started… But once you get it going, you wonder why you dreaded it so much? Meal prepping can feel that exact same way!
Top 10 foods to show your heart some love ❤️
I’ve got some great info today to help you show your heart some love! Most of the time when it comes to health and fitness, we talk about what NOT to eat. Today I’m flipping that and focusing on WHAT to eat to help lower your LDL (aka “bad” or “lousy”) cholesterol.
Taken a walk today? If not, you may want to pay close attention to this. You might have heard that 10,000 steps is a MUST for optimal health…
How to meal prep if you hate leftovers
Tell me if you can relate… A lot of people tell me one of the reasons they don’t meal prep is because either they or someone in their home won’t eat leftovers. Understandable!
Build your motivation muscle
I get asked all the time: “How do you stay so motivated?” Fact: I don’t! …. So I work at it! Motivation is like a muscle – the more you flex it, the stronger it becomes.
What to do when you slip up
I’ve got a quick post today with a very simple message…. Keep going! If you’re struggling right now with your goals, it’s NORMAL.
The simple way to reach your goals
I’ve got a tip for you that’s so simple it will blow your mind and make you think “dad joke”.
Want to know the secret to reaching your goals? It’s setting goals that you can reach. I know that sounds like a no-brainer, but hear me out.
This trap kills your goals
You know I like to focus on the positive, right? Well, I’m about to tell you how NOT to reach your goals this year. Because there’s one big mistake you can make that can push you into a HUGE trap – and you’ll end up feeling frustrated, burned out, and like a quitter.