Why does anyone care what I eat in a day?

I have been competing in the sport of bodybuilding for the past 6 years. In that time I have uncovered some incredibly valuable skills and habits. I know how to keep everything simple and manageable so that things are easy. When I began competing I watched what everyone else did and let all of that [...]

By |2021-08-05T16:27:59+00:00August 4th, 2021|bodybuilding, Mental Health, nutrition coach, online training, Uncategorized, weight loss|Comments Off on Why does anyone care what I eat in a day?

5 phases of weight loss

Everything is a process, there are gradual steps. First we roll over, then we crawl, then we walk and then we run. First we stick our feet in a pool, then we stand in the water, then we stick our face in and then we swim. First we start preschool, then kindergarten, then elementary school, [...]

By |2021-08-03T16:35:23+00:00August 3rd, 2021|bodybuilding, Fitness, Mental Health, mindfulness, Nutrition, nutrition coach, online coach, online training, weight loss|Comments Off on 5 phases of weight loss

Weight loss mystery solved

REALITY CHECK....DRINK COFFEE BEFORE READING I was reading a book yesterday that suggested that a preoccupation with dietary restraint and body weight is not synonymous with dieting and a light bulb went off in my head. This is why so many of us get frustrated. We truly believe that we are dieting and getting nowhere [...]

By |2021-08-02T12:30:27+00:00August 2nd, 2021|bodybuilding, Fitness, Mental Health, mindfulness, Nutrition, nutrition coach, online coach, online training, weight loss|Comments Off on Weight loss mystery solved

Disappointment and Weakness (“What a toxic damn relationship” part 3)

Here we are still in this awful relationship in a cycle that we cant find a way out of. We know we are suffering but we lack the energy to get up off the floor and do something. It feels like we are trying to get out of the ocean but the tide keeps pulling us [...]

By |2021-07-06T19:00:50+00:00July 6th, 2021|Fitness, Mental Health, Nutrition, nutrition coach, online coach, online training, weight loss|Comments Off on Disappointment and Weakness (“What a toxic damn relationship” part 3)

My technicolor dream coat of emotions

Full transparency, today I feel like  a pile stirfried dog shit. I started the day with a great workout,  I did all the things, I was crossing stuff off my to do list like a ninja. Regardless, somewhere during the day I started to feel really raw. I still had quite a few client calls [...]

By |2021-06-02T19:30:04+00:00June 2nd, 2021|Mental Health, mindfulness, online coach, Uncategorized, weight loss|Comments Off on My technicolor dream coat of emotions

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.

I was driving to the gym this morning and listening to The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene' Brown , in it she mentioned this great quote by Leonard Cohen, " there is a crack in everything, that's how the light get's in", it got me thinking about the parts of me that I used to perceive [...]

By |2021-06-01T18:06:03+00:00June 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.

All humans are entitled to find their own path to health

This past year has served as an eyeopener for many of us, priorities most certainly shifted. I have to be honest, prior to this pandemic I was so incredibly busy doing all of the things that I rarely stopped to question if any of what I was doing felt right. I would wake up some [...]

By |2021-04-27T19:55:17+00:00April 16th, 2021|bodybuilding, diet, diet culture, Fitness, Mental Health, mindfulness, Nutrition, nutrition coach, online coach, online training, Uncategorized, weight loss|Comments Off on All humans are entitled to find their own path to health

What is health actually?

What comes to mind when we think of health? My mentor, Gabrielle Fundaro, recently posed a question/discussion "The World Health Organization defines health as, "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." In that case...is anyone really healthy? It isn't enough to not be ill, [...]

By |2021-04-07T17:20:34+00:00April 6th, 2021|diet, diet culture, Fitness, Mental Health, mindfulness, Nutrition, nutrition coach, online coach, online training, Uncategorized, weight loss|Comments Off on What is health actually?

The “messy middle”

I feel awful for anyone looking to the fitness industry and diet culture to learn which path to take. It's seems overwhelming when many concepts, beliefs or approaches are so polarized. I work with the general population and my mission is serve as a link between the evidence based community (the folks that are grounded [...]

By |2021-04-06T15:32:04+00:00March 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The “messy middle”

False hope and Lies-“What a toxic damn relationship” part 2 of 6

We just want to be happy. How did we land here? Why do we feel so bad? Did we fall for the same game again? How? Did you fall for the same lies yet again? Stop blaming yourself. It's not your fault, you were desperate after having your hopes crushed again. Am I talking about [...]

By |2021-02-20T19:23:02+00:00February 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on False hope and Lies-“What a toxic damn relationship” part 2 of 6
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