Tag: nutrition


They say hindsight is 20/20. Sometimes the way we experience something is all in the way we see it: our perspective. I have been thinking about this lately. If I am feeling down or struggling with something, I try to

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How to make a healthy meal

One of the biggest problems my clients struggle with is creating a healthy meal. At the end of a long day, cooking is usually the last thing you want to do. Its way easier to order out or pop in

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The beginning

getting excited about getting started

I started working on my second book with the goal of being done by February 2017. But now as I dig into the writing process and start my research I feel like this insurmountable load of work is standing in

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Its about Empowerment


Today when I went to the gym with my two young sons, a guy approached me. “As a mom with two young boys you are in great shape” he said. I wish he had stopped there. I always appreciate a

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Better Nutrition for Better Behaved Kids

When kids misbehave we might think they are tired or hungry or that it’s just their temperament, but we rarely consider their nutrition. Sure most parents recognize the sugar crash after a cake and ice cream filled birthday party, but

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No-No Diets

I often snack between classes. When I used to wear a Fitbit I found that I burned about the same number of calories teaching a class as I did taking a class so I definitely need to refuel when I

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Is Fruit Bad for You?

Is fruit bad for you?

When I first started personal training, the director of training at the gym I worked gave us guidelines on what diet we should give our clients. One of those guidelines was that our clients should not eat any fruit after

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5 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Diet

  1. Forgoing Fat- Dietary fat plays an important role in your body. Not only does it help with satiety–feeling fuller longer, it also helps you regulate your hormones. Skipping fat will leave your hormones out of whack and make

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6 Healthy Japanese Foods You Must Try

Back in college I spent about a year in Japan. To me, one of the most intriguing parts about Japan is the food. The Japanese have been renowned world wide for their diet which supports not only a healthy weight,

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Post Workout Nutrition

Hey Guys! Happy Sunday! I just got done teaching a great group of instructors who are on their way to becoming certified to teach Pilates! Teaching really inspires me to be introspective and curious. I am all about self improvement

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