Powerful Strategies for Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are officially upon us! Gahhhhhh! Now begins some of the hardest tests to a person’s mindset and mental strength. Because here’s the deal… January 1st, 2019 is going to happen. And you’re going to be there. Are…

Why I’m a Fan of Eating According to Macros

It all started in college as I was learning about nutrition and basic human physiology… There are three – and only 3 – “macronutrients” that supply calories. And these three are each equally important for numerous biological…

3 Exercises You Must Be Doing for Strength, Injury Prevention and Optimal Mechanics!

Kinesiology is the study of human movement. It is the science of how and why your body moves the way that it does. And this stuff is my passion.  Did you know that if you have a muscle group that is weak, it creates an imbalance in…

The NEW Rules of Weight Loss (When Strength Training)

If you’re trying to lose weight, let’s stop for a minute and define “weight loss.” It’s important that you get crystal clear on exactlywhat you’re trying to achieve. It’s commonplace in our daily language to use the phrase,…

Harnessing the Power to Say “No”

Listen up extra hard if you feel tapped out. This year I have been feeling tappppppped OUT. Last month I daydreamed about getting away to a cabin in the woods…and not coming back. Can you relate? It is in our DNA as women to be caregivers…to…

3 Fast Breakfasts That Burn Fat and Balance Blood Sugar

Do you know that you the breakfast you eat will either… Program your body to burn fat all day long, or… STORE fat all day long! Yes. This is true and 100% proven by research. This concept is based on the fact that what you…

Strength Training for Burnout

As I started to listen more closely, I found myself deeply concerned. Probably 70% of the women I speak with report the symptoms of burnout. Many women have been formally diagnosed with some degree of adrenal fatigue or insufficiency. At…

5 Sneaky Symptoms of Weight Loss (and What to Do About Them!)

You’ve probably heard me say it before - because it’s one of my 10 Laws of Weight Loss (stay tuned for this upcoming email)- weight loss is HARD. If it were easy…it would be easy, right? I don’t care what the advertisers tell…

How to Stay Positive (and Avoid Sabotage) When Reaching for New Goals

If you’re anything like me, you have moments of great victory…and moments of feeling defeated, off track, and so very far from your goals. Am I right? I realize it may seem as though I have it all together. And for the most part,…

A New Approach to Emotional Eating

It has been drilled into us… As women, we have been led to believe that if we display any lack of control around favorite foods that it’s deemed “emotional eating.” Absolutely yes, we are emotional creatures. And yes, food…

Kick Start Your Dream Body

Pause for a moment and think back to the start of this year. What was going on in your life? Can you remember? And do you remember how incredible it felt to declare your New Year’s goals for 2018? The big question is… Have…

Egg Free + Collagen Protein Perfect Breakfast Cake Recipe

This year I’m taking a break from eggs and egg whites, and wanted to create a new version of my famous cake. So tah-dahhhhh, I’ve created an Egg Free version of the original Protein Perfect Breakfast Cake! The new recipe includes…

Here’s why you can’t lose weight

I often say, You don’t know what you’re eating, until you KNOW what you’re eating. When it comes to fat loss (and weight loss in general) it truly is a mathematics (and physics) game, because the body is not designed to lose…

Stop Lying to Yourself in Order to Reach Your Goals

There is a very interesting aspect to your brain. The main job of this aspect is to protect you. To keep you nice and cozy inside of your comfort zone. Any time you think or take action outside of what’s familiar, this aspect of…

All About Your Gut

If you’ve been with me for a while, you might remember last year when I lost 13 pounds in under three weeks. In fact, it was almost exactly one year ago, and today I am celebrating the anniversary. I’ve battled depression the better…