Why Tennis is a Great Workout to Lose Weight

Why tennis is a great sport to lose weight.

Tennis is my sport! I’ve been playing it since childhood and continued competitively in high school and college.  Tennis is one sure fire way to incorporate a bit of fun and variety into a typical weight loss regimen. However, it also involves a ton of hard work, not to mention the skills and equipment it…

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Get Rid of Limiting Beliefs Once and for All

Get rid of limiting beliefs once and for all.

Limiting beliefs are perceptions based on the knowledge we’ve gathered over the years. Perceptions do not equal truth! There’s the problem. We’re CHOOSING (Yes—it’s a choice!) to believe in perceptions that: limit our potential destroy our opportunity to move forward allow us to live in the world as a “victim” Trust me, I get it….

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Beat Food Cravings Easily

Coping Strategies for Emotional Eating

You just gotta have that chocolate donut. The feeling is so intense you’d cut your right arm off for one taste of that gooey-chocolatey goodness.  Pick your poison: pizza tortilla chips with queso dip sourdough pretzels chocolate lave cake sea salt caramels You get it, right? It’s like every cell in your body is screaming…

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How to Exercise When You Don’t Have Time

How to exercise even when you don't have time.

The biggest complaint I hear as a health and fitness coach is, “I don’t have enough time.” Trust me—I get it! As a full-time working mom with four small children, I’m plagued with not enough hours in the day.   So here’s 6 simple tips to keep you consistently working out. Highlights The one thing…

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Visualization for Weight Loss

Visualization For Weight Loss

Imagine sitting in your cozy pajamas on a relaxing Saturday morning, sipping your favorite tea. The last thing you want to do is squeeze into your cold sports bra and go for a jog. Am I right? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just sit there and imagine yourself exercising and still get the…

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Best Recipe App for Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

Best Recipe App

I’d rather scrub toilets than cook.  So there’s nothing I dread more than meal planning and grocery shopping each week. It’s like an ingrown toenail that never heals—that head cold you can’t shake—that thorn in your side that…well, you get the picture.  Feeding a family of six day after day is freaking exhausting. Who am…

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Help Me Lose Weight!

I haven’t worked out for three years. Seriously! If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know my story.  If you haven’t…here’s the quick and dirty version. • 2013 (six months after having my 4th baby) I had horrible-gut-wrenching-I can’t-even-talk right hip pain • saw orthopedic doctor who told me to get two surgical opinions;…

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3 Tips to Balance Your Hormones

So, you know I totally jacked up my hormones…grrrrrrrrr…  If you haven’t heard, check out this post: Adrenal Fatigue—How Chronic Stress Affects Your Hormones I’ve never doubted the power of hormones since I had my first baby. Anything that sends you into a hurling tailspin simply by watching a McDonald’s Big Mac commercial deserves respect,…

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Sleep and Weight Loss: Why Sleep Deprivation Causes Weight Gain

Sleep and Weight Gain

Are you frustrated by lack of weight loss despite your healthy eating habits and daily exercise? There are lots of things that stall weight loss like sluggish thyroid, hormonal imbalances, adrenal fatigue, insulin resistance etc. But, there may be something simple you’re overlooking that’s sabotaging your progress. There are two reasons why sleep deprivation causes…

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