Keep Calories in Check While Eating Out
Dec22

Keep Calories in Check While Eating Out

Here are some tips to help you keep your calories in check while eating out… Forget the Extras: Ask for the bread basket or chip basket to be removed from your table and stick to eating only what you ordered. Don’t Drink Calories: Stick with water or unsweetened iced tea in order to avoid a few hundred extra calories. Get Dressing On the Side: Ask for sauces and dressings on the side to cut down calories. Order Healthier Sides: Just...

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Are You Sure Your Dinner Is Healthy?
Dec22

Are You Sure Your Dinner Is Healthy?

This is your year to finally lose the weight and get fit…and it all starts with dinner. You may be exercising hard, getting plenty of sleep and staying diligent in your hydration, but if you’re eating the wrong food for dinner then sadly you will never reach your goals. Most dinners are too high in calories to allow you to steadily lose weight and progress towards your ideal body. This goes for restaurant dinners as well as homecooked...

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2 Things Blocking Your Fitness
Dec15

2 Things Blocking Your Fitness

Getting fit and healthy can be a challenge for a number of complex reasons that go deeper than simply calories-in versus calories-out. What you associate with “pain” and “pleasure” may be blocking your fitness success. You’re avoiding the WRONG pain. We are programmed to avoid pain and to seek out pleasure. Unfortunately, this can block your fitness success if you view healthy diet and exercise as pain to be avoided. Do you cringe at...

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Do This to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain…
Dec01

Do This to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain…

The holidays are filled with opportunities to indulge in rich foods and to consume far more calories than normal. Add to that the travel, house guests and gatherings that cut into your workout routine, it’s no wonder that you’re left in a state of being overfed and under-exercised. It’s a recipe for weight gain! However, you do NOT have to sit by and accept the extra pounds. Do these simple tips to help swing the calorie balance back...

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How To Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays
Dec01

How To Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays

Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean that your fitness goals no longer matter. In fact, if you lose sight of your fat loss goals entirely this month, you’ll have a seriously rude awakening come January 1st in the form of nasty weight gain. I have a better idea for you…let’s keep you focused on your fitness goals while still making room for some fun this holiday season. This means that you’ll need to learn how to indulge with...

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Re-Imagining Dessert
Nov24

Re-Imagining Dessert

The idea of swapping out your favorite high-sugar treat for a creamy protein shake or protein pudding may be a tough pill for you to swallow…it takes some re-imagining of what dessert is. (I know it’s tough but trust me your fitness and fat loss results depend on it!) The key to making this work is to make sure that it tastes sweet, so that your taste buds are fooled into thinking that you’re still indulging in sugar, while your body...

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2 Most Important Diet Questions To Ask Yourself
Nov24

2 Most Important Diet Questions To Ask Yourself

1. “What should I eat for breakfast?” 2. “What should I eat after dinner?” Do you know the right answers? If you can just get these two choices correct in your daily diet, it makes a huge difference in how good you look and feel, and how healthy you’ll be for the long haul. The sad truth, however, is that MOST people don’t know the right answers, and instead make a huge mistake that causes them to gain weight,...

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Bad Eating is Totally Mainstream
Sep16

Bad Eating is Totally Mainstream

I heard you cheat… …on your diet. We live in society where food temptations are everywhere. Walk through a store and you’ll see the unhealthy food items displayed front and center. Turn on the TV and you’ll be assaulted with commercials for fattening foods.  Open a magazine and you’ll notice glossy pin-ups of sugary snacks. Go down the street and you’ll have restaurant signs clamoring for your attention. In addition to the...

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