Food shouldn’t be the enemy. Food shouldn’t be stressful. But it can be for lots of us. I know it used to be for me! My thoughts revolved around food from the moment I woke up to the moment I went to bed and it was freaking exhausting. I lived like that for years, obsessing about everything I ate, thinking … Read More
I talk a lot about fat loss. That’s what I do, what I coach and what I love. But I know that fat loss isn’t the end all be all for everyone or maybe it’s a goal you’ve set a million times and you need a fresh perspective to make it happen. Plus with it being just before … Read More
2016 was FREAKING SCARY but it was also pretty awesome. In a quick recap: I quit my full-time job and went part time so I could put more focus on my online biz I launched 5 online programs after never launching a single one before I wrote SUPER vulnerable blog posts sharing stuff I’ve never really told many people before (Breaking the Binge being example … Read More
It’s that time of year when all the nutrition/fitness/health/fat loss/diet/ body transformation coaches and trainers seem to come out of the woodwork. There are literally hundreds of posts on social media about coaches who can “finally get you the body of your dreams.” Not that there’s anything wrong with that, that’s how online coaches market ourselves and get clients, myself included. Where we … Read More
I pulled out the big guns for this one, guys! I reached out to over 20 of my girls in the health and fitness industry to get their top fit tip and these ladies delivered! This article is featuring personal trainers, nutritionists, dieticians, life coaches, online coaches…I’m telling you. This article is a big deal! In this article my girls talk about all things … Read More
> Want to finally achieve your goals? > Want to finally start seeing results from all your work in the gym? > Want to feel safe around all food all the time? > Want to change the way you think about yourself, your life and your relationships all day long? I think everyone can answer ‘yes’ to at least one … Read More
I got an SOS email the other day from one of my online clients who was panicked because the scale was up about six pounds after her vacation. She was upset about potentially undoing all of her hard work and being right back to where she started almost 8 weeks ago. After doing some mindset damage control, I told her that … Read More
You can plug away on the treadmill for hours every week and never touch a dumbbell and yes, you can get smaller and lose some weight, but that lean, toned look is achieved by hitting the weights. In order to look toned you have to lose the body fat that is covering your current muscle. If you don’t have a … Read More
My favorite guy is back with another awesome post for us! In case you missed Dan’s first two posts, you can find them here and here. A little intro: Dan is an epidemiologist, strength & conditioning coach, just became an instructor at the National Personal Trainer Institute teaching future personal trainers the ins and outs of the job, loves burritos and loves puppies-a muscle … Read More
“Lauren, I read all your stuff but I’m still scared of gaining weight.” Letting go of putting our self-worth into what our body looks like is HARD. There’s no way around that and there’s no quick and easy fix. The long-term solution is a whole lot of mindset work and introspection and rewiring ourselves to think differently which can take … Read More
The key to consistency is finding something you like doing. I could stop there, but let’s keep going 🙂 Staying consistent and motivated for the long haul can be tough for so many of us. Let’s make it a little easier, shall we? I’ll start by embarrassing myself with a nice little story. Many moons ago, I was talking to a client during … Read More
The temperature has been dropping here in Boston and when I got to the gym yesterday my motivation was at zero. Every Monday morning I teach spin then after work I usually go into the gym to lift. When I got to the gym I was exhausted so I headed into the sauna to warm up and took an unplanned 20 minute nap (not recommended!). After … Read More
Deadlifts Squats Lunges/Step-Ups Bench Press/Chest Press Pull-Ups/Chin-Ups If fat loss is your goal you need to focus on the heavy hitters. The exercises listed above give you the most bang for your buck because they work multiple muscle groups at once. You’ll get much better results from hitting these exercises a few times a week rather than focusing on smaller muscle … Read More
If you don’t have gliders at home (because who does) you can use paper plates or hand towels. You can do 3×20 of the first two exercises and for the third, do as many as you can or as many as you have space for…they’re tough! Enjoy!
Here’s my answer: 5 rounds with as little rest as possible: 20 Ball Slams|20 Walking Lunges|10 Weighted Crunches|20 Mountain Climbers|20 Twists|10 Hip Lifts each side Give it a shot!!
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