Before we get into today’s blog, lemme tell you about this awesome BONUS I’m offering to anyone who signs up for my 1:1 coaching program this week: I have four 1:1 coaching spots available for July, and while I’m already offering 3 awesome bonuses at zero additional cost (a 75-minute kick-off call, 3 live virtual workouts each week, and a … Read More
3 Ways to Tighten Up For Summer- But also, let’s chill on the “Summer Body” talk….K?
You see them every year…the memes about summer bodies. I mean, they really are cute and funny…but also…can we take the freaking pressure off?! And listen, I’m not here to tell you that you are wrong if you wanna drop a few pounds before you head to the beach. But here’s the truth — and it might be a little … Read More
The Truth About Alcohol
It’s the million dollar question: Can I drink alcohol and still lose weight? The answer is YES! And… For women, the CDC recommends no more than one drink per day. Which means: ONE 5 oz glass of wine ONE 12 oz beer ONE 1.5 oz mixed drink And then we look at those guidelines and laugh, and laugh, then pour … Read More
My Favorite #TreatYoSelf Moments Right Now
I talk a lot about my #TreatYoSelf Method- and I want to tell you exactly how I use it on the daily…. But first, let’s clear something up… Foods are not good, bad, right or wrong. I chose years ago to drop the labels and instead eat for energy, enjoyment, satisfaction, and alignment with my goals. And sometimes chocolate or … Read More
Love Eating Carbs? Read this.
DO YOU LOVE TO EAT CARBS? If you said YES…same, girlfriend ???????????? And my clients do, too. But they don’t always know HOW to honor that love in a healthy way before we start working together… Here’s what I mean… I have a one-on-one client who used to feel so guilty about eating bread. She never allowed herself to buy … Read More
The Dirt on Eating “Clean”
There’s no shortage of fad diets out there- Atkins, Keto, Zone, Paelo, Dukan… And it’s no wonder people keep falling for them as if they’re the solution. These diets are celebrity endorsed, they’re mentioned in every ‘health’ magazine out there, they’re talked about on the news and talk shows- they’re everywhere. And as someone who has tried pretty much every … Read More
5 Ways to Keep Your Resolution This Year
New Year’s resolutions are a funny thing, aren’t they? When we set them they feel like the most important goal we’ve ever set and our motivation is really, really high. Then, inevitably, life gets in the way, throws a wrench in our plan, and eventually we give up. You promise yourself “I’ll try again when I’m not so busy and … Read More
What NOT to do come January 1st.
Wanna know the #1 reason women don’t join a program like Wicked Fueled Coaching Club? What they say: MONEY. What I hear: I’m afraid to take a risk- I don’t want to fail and I don’t want to waste my time, your time or my hard earned money. And look…the M word might as well be a 4 letter word … Read More
3 Surprising Reasons Your Body Isn’t Changing
It had been about a month and a half since I had worked out my favorite gym. I went on my Florida vacation in November and when I came back I just didn’t get it together to join right back up. But last week I went again and took their strength class. My coach walked by and said “Damn girl! … Read More
Why I love being “Casually Fit”
I’m what I like to call Casually Fit. Here’s what I mean by that: I don’t put any stress on myself to eat a certain way, look a certain way, or exercise a certain way. Sure, I might have moments where I’m like “damn…did I really eat that whole box of Mac & Cheese?” but those moments are rare and … Read More
Cut Your Hunger & Cravings in Half with These 2 Tips
Whenever I talk about eating in moderation, having a cookie or two then stopping, or the fact that it is possible to not eat an entire jar of peanut butter in one sitting, I get a lot of resistance: Are you crazy! I could NEVER stop at two cookies! I could never have just one scoop of peanut butter! You … Read More
5 Ways to Thrive During the Holidays
The holidays are such a fun time of year. Lots of good food, travel, family, friends…egg nog ???? What’s not to love? I’ll tell you what… A crappy diet, lack of exercise, too much “cheer,” and too little sleep. And you know I’m alllllllll about #treatyoself, but that combo can do some serious damage to our overall well-being- not just … Read More
5 Reasons You’re Not Getting the Fat Loss Results You Want!
Let’s get right into it today with some realllllll talk! The thing I hear most often when I’m on my Fat Loss Freedom strategy calls with potential clients is: “I don’t know what to do…I feel like I’ve tried everything and nothing sticks. But I know I need to do SOMETHING.” These women are done feeling like crap, done hopping … Read More
4 Simple Ways to Have a Healthier Summer!
Summer means lots of unstructured time, vacations, weekends away, cocktails on the patio, BBQs, kids (if you have them) are home and you’re shuttling them all around town- it’s so easy to let our healthy habits fly out the window. I want to help you keep your healthy habits on point so you can cruise through Summer feeling incredible and … Read More
????️♀️3 Tips to Get Your Workout In Even When You’re Too Tired!????♀️
Even though exercise is so good for us, it’s really easy to make excuses to skip a workout. The top three most common excuses I hear (and sometimes use myself, hah!) are: I’m too tired, I’m too busy, and I’m not motivated. Below are 3 tips on how to get your workout in no matter how tired/busy/unmotivated you are: 1. Remember … Read More
Conquer Your Sugar Cravings!
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4 Ways to Bust Through a Plateau
It can be SO frustrating when we’re kinda just cruising along, getting some great weight loss results, then suddenly… it stops. Plateaus can be the worst, but, they can be a totally normal part of the weight loss process. So if you’re someone whose weight hasn’t budged in a few weeks and you’re like WTF?!?!?! I have a few tips … Read More
The #1 Reason DIETING is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals
I’ve tried more diets than I can even remember, so as you’re reading this article, remember that I’ve been there, too. I’ve been the girl that lost and regained the same 15-20 pounds over and over again. I’ve been the girl who jumped from diet to diet hoping that the next one would be IT! I’ve been the girl who … Read More
Why the scale is UP…Even though you’re doing everything right!
You wake up so excited to see what the scale says after feeling like you NAILED your plan for the last few days. You feel slimmer and trimmer, and you just know you lost weight! You can feel the excitement and you’re thinking “I finally feel a difference!” So, you go to the bathroom, strip down, pull out your scale … Read More
No gym? No problem!
Nine times out of 10 when a new client signs up with me, they want: Weight loss More energy More confidence Improved strength More happiness More tone and an overall healthier lifestyle And guess what helps my clients achieve each and every one of those things? Exercise. On of my favorite a-ha moments that my clients have is realizing that they don’t have … Read More
THIS is *exactly* what you need to reach your fat loss goals.
Not to sound like a know it all, but I know exactly what you need. I especially know what you need if you’re struggling with food, your weight, your body image, and your self-esteem. How do I know? Because I’ve been there. For 15 years of my life I dieted myself CRAZY. Seriously. Food was all I thought about- When would I eat next? … Read More
CRUSH Your Sugar Cravings- Without giving up sugar!
I used to be the girl who couldn’t keep sweets in the house. In fact, I’d have my roommate hide them from me because the idea of just having one Reese’s peanut butter cup or Oreo was just…crazy. Even when I was younger, I used to be SO JEALOUS that my sister could save her Halloween candy for months and … Read More
Calling all PERFECTIONISTS!
“I’m a perfectionist.” “I’m an all or nothing kind of person.” “I’m either on track 100% of off track. There’s no in between.” Sound familiar? They probably do- they certainly do to 2012 me!- and these are the exact thoughts that are keeping you stuck. I cringe when people say “I’m a perfectionist!” because identifying as such sets us up … Read More
6 Not-So-Healthy “Health Foods” That Might Be Stalling Your Progress!
Food marketers are GENIUSES. I really mean it. They can convince us that we need to buy gluten-free, vegan cookies even if we’re not gluten-free or vegan. They can convince us that Cheerios are a good source of protein. They can even convince us that drinking soda is healthier because it contains real sugar as opposed to artificial, and if … Read More
Sacrifices + Fat Loss. The 4 things you need to do if you want lasting fat loss.
To a lot of people, fat loss means cutting out carbs, spending hours in the kitchen prepping food, working out everyday, and running all the miles, but when it comes down to it, FAT LOSS IS SO FREAKING SIMPLE. And, it doesn’t have to suck. It can be really enjoyable, you can do all your favorite things, you can eat … Read More
Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself (Fat Loss Edition!)
#Moderation is alllll the rage in the fitness/health/nutrition/fat loss industry, and if you’ve ever ready my emails or social media posts, you know that I’m a huge believer in eating in moderation, meaning no foods is off limits and I can literally have any food I want at any time. I wholeheartedly believe that, and it’s how I’ve lived my … Read More
6 Fat Loss Trends that NEED TO DIE!
Quick fixes and fad diets continue to be all the rage. We’ll do just about anything the promises drastic, results quick, right? And I get it. When we want to lose weight we want it to be easy. Dieting is synonymous with suffering, hunger, restriction, hard work, feeling exhausted and overwhelmed…So I totally get why people would want to skip … Read More
When Exercise and Dieting Became My Full-time Job
I’ve been in the nutrition and fitness industry since 2007. I started off getting my degree in Nutrition from Keene State College. I clearly remember on time in particular where we had to fill out paperwork so we could find things like our BMI, Ideal Body Weight and all that stuff. As I was filling out my paper, I glanced … Read More
I tried a juice cleanse (yes, really) and I actually couldn’t believe what happened…
If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know that cleanses, especially cleanses where you don’t chew food, aren’t on my list of recommendations. I just really don’t see the need to cleanse or detox- we have vital organs to do that for us- and if we’re feeling like we need a reset, all we have to … Read More
Want to be a part of the 8% who DO reach their resolutions? Do this.
I read an article on Forbes.com which said only 8% of people reach their New Year’s Resolutions. That means 92% of people don’t. 92%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So what does that 8% know that the 92% doesn’t, especially when it come to fat loss? Probably a few things, IMO. 1. The 8% take small, truly manageable, baby steps. Majorly overhauling our lifestyle is pretty … Read More
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