habits

Stay on Track through the Holidays

Have you ever noticed how life gets put on hold November 1-January 1? It’s almost as though people’s lives go into limbo for 2 months out of the year as the Holidays get under way. Is this you? Do you stop taking care of yourself, putting your own health last, and dogging your exercise routine?…

Healthier Eating Through Thanksgiving and Beyond

  Statistics have shown that the average person, I said average, will increase their weight by 5 to 15 pounds between October 31 and January 1. Halloween candy, parties, more alcohol, bigger meals and more of them over three months can certainly add up. Most people can and will put weight on relatively quickly. Taking…

Meal Prep Hacks

Have you ever felt like you just don’t have enough hours in the day? Do you wonder where all your time goes, and are you good at managing your time to get the things done you need to? I have many days when I feel completely overwhelmed by my own “to do” list. Time is…

Fall Back to Health

With fall soon upon us and summer coming to end, let’s reflect on our own health. Amid day-to-day craziness, we consistently put ourselves last. We neglect our nutrition, we prolong getting back to the gym or back to our fitness routine. Days, weeks, and months pass, and we find ourselves more than 10 pounds heavier,…

Nutrition – Three strategies to success

        When you embark on a new health journey, you will either set yourself up for success, or you will set yourself up to fail. As a coach, my job is to guide you through the process that leads to success. One of the most important things you can start your journey…

Get Your Best Night’s Sleep Starting Tonight

Our daily lifestyle activities can be boiled down to 3 simple things: eating/drinking, moving, and thinking. Evolution has shaped our behaviors and genetic requirements in all three categories and if we fail to fulfill these requirements, over time we suffer consequences. Most notably are the ramped, preventable chronic diseases. All of which can be traced…

Get Off the Iceberg: Covering Up Illness or Curing It

Have you ever wondered why so many people are struggling with chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, pain syndromes, digestive disorders, etc.?  Have you been sold the idea that this is “normal” and that our health and our bodies are prone to failure?   Have you been taught that humans are designed to genetically express disease and dysfunction that require drugs…

Core 4 Functional Movements for Physical Health Continued.

Welcome back to the Core 4!  When putting together an exercise plan there are thousands of exercises and pieces of equipment to choose from.  The variety tends to be overwhelming for most people especially those who do not have much exposure to functional exercise. I am a big proponent of teaching people how to move well,…

Core 4 Functional Movements for Physical Health

When putting together an exercise plan there are thousands of exercises and pieces of equipment to choose from.  The variety tends to be overwhelming for most people especially those who do not have much exposure to functional exercise. I am a big proponent of teaching people how to move well, move often, and keep it…

Mistake #2 Most People Make When Working Towards Health

In our office I make all my nutritional recommendations based on reviewing blood labs. These allow me to see a very comprehensive picture of what I like to call ‘peeking underneath the hood’. Labs don’t lie and they will tell me right away if you are making the #2 biggest mistake people make when it…