Five Ways to Avoid the Winter Blues: Winter-Proof Your Routine

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winter blues

Let’s face it, Winter has long-been the time of the year that we “allow” some extra leeway to ourselves in the health and wellness department. Temperatures get cooler, clothes get baggier, comfort food makes its way back into your friend circle, sleep sounds better and better each day, and motivation is as limited as the daylight. But what if I … Read More

Eat More to Lose More

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Have you ever started a “diet” just to end up disappointed that you don’t lose any weight? Have you ever started a “diet” and GAINED weight? Have you hit a plateau in your current weight loss, and you’re struggling to decide on your next move? What if I told you the problem might be that you’re not eating enough? What … Read More

Keto vs. Fasting vs. IIFYM: What Works Best?

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Intermittent Fasting vs. If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM). vs The Ketogenic Diet: What are they and which one works the best? For starters, here’s a breakdown of the differences, pros, and cons of each: Now to answer the question of which one works best, are you ready? The best style, in my professional opinion is… the one that YOU … Read More

Seven Ways to Overcome a Negative Mindset

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Year after year you find yourself getting excited for a brand new year; a fresh start. This year, you’re going to reach your goals. You’re going to become the person you want to and know you can be! And then something happens. You’re not making as much progress as you’d like, and you start doubting yourself. Day by day, week … Read More

Alcohol and Fitness: What’s the Skinny?

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Alcohol and Fitness: What’s the Skinny? Before I get any warriors commenting something along the lines of “just don’t drink”, I’m going to make a disclaimer: The best way to make progress in your health and fitness journey is to cut out all alcohol. Obviously. However, you CAN still reach your goals while enjoying your favorite beer, wine, or cocktails. … Read More

The ONE Diet Mistake You’re Making That’s Ruining Your Progress

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To start, I don’t enjoy using the word “diet” but I wasn’t sure how else to title this topic, so there you have it. Diet’s won’t get you to your goal long-term, a lifestyle change will. That being said, I’m about to share and discuss the ONE thing I started doing that single-handedly launched my fit lifestyle into full effect. … Read More

Seven Ways to Get Your Nutrition On Track

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Fact: You can’t out train bad nutrition. This is no secret – most people know this going into their “fitness journey” – but they still don’t apply the practice of cleaning up their nutrition. Why is this? It could be for a lot of reasons, some of the most common I’ve heard from clients and friends being: They don’t know … Read More