40 days without candy

It’s assumed fitness professionals lead by example. They want to keep up appearances of a healthy lifestyle by posting pictures of their food and workouts on social media. And if they’re ripped, even better. Pictures with little or no clothes get lots of clicks and likes. And there’s nothing wrong with that in my book. … Continue reading 40 days without candy

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What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

Can you keep a secret? I can’t, I’m lousy at it. My loose lips have sunk many a friendship. Read on because I’m at it again. There are health professionals out there in cyberspace who claim to have secret methods for you to lose fat, gain muscle and to get your best body ever. All … Continue reading What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

You have the power

I haven't had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I've made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order.     You've been told that elimination diets don't work because eventually you'll give into your … Continue reading You have the power

Get back your mojo

It’s a morning like any other morning. You’re dragging yourself out of bed, making coffee and getting ready for work. And as you’re groggily making your way down the hallway, you briefly catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror.  You haven’t had coffee or done your hair yet but, what the f%&k?  Who’s that … Continue reading Get back your mojo

Step off the scale……………

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve been on point with (insert diet here) for the last six weeks. You’ve been measuring your food, keeping track of your macros and writing every bite down in a food journal. Everything is on point. Your friends and family are supporting your every step because you’ve been setting the … Continue reading Step off the scale……………

Sleep- Are you getting any?

You've been eating right. You've put in time at the gym. However, the scale is not budging, and you still look the same when you look in the mirror. Quick question. When's the last time you had a good night’s sleep?     Sleep is often pushed aside in today’s 24-hour society. Can you remember when shopping centers … Continue reading Sleep- Are you getting any?

Why are we getting fat?

Why are we getting fat? On face value, that’s easy one to answer. People consume more calories than they burn, and we sit on our butts more than we should. Due to the wonders of modern technology and the modern workplace, we have less reason to move than ever before. We don’t go out and … Continue reading Why are we getting fat?