Cardio For Fat Loss?

Do you need cardio to lose fat? You’ll be happy to hear the answer is NO! Unless you LOVE low intensity cardio – you can stop it all together if you’re doing it just for fat loss. Research from the University of California at Santa Cruz & Berkeley, found that cardio ‘bursts’ yielded: -82% improvement … Continued

Menopause? Avoid These Foods!

Have you ever been told that you should avoid certain foods if you’re approaching or going through menopause? The truth is, you can eat pretty much anything – in MODERATION. Food is neutral – there are only ‘good investment’ foods and ‘poor investment’ foods. Good investment foods support health, are nutritionally dense, fill you up, … Continued

Does Metabolism Tank After Age 40?

Did you turn 40 & BAM the belly fat piled on? While this is common, it doesn’t have to be the case. Typically we tend to lose a little lean muscle as we age so (if we’re lucky), we may weigh the same amount, but with the body composition change, we burn less calories. So, … Continued

Easy Weight Loss Hack

Food tracking increases awareness & intentionality but can be cumbersome. So here’s an easy option to food track. Use the free app ‘See How You Eat’. You take pics of meals & snacks & it’s organized daily. It’s this easy accountability that creates awareness & intention to your eating. And any habit that you can … Continued

Avoid These 5 Fitness Mistakes

So you’re motivated to get fit? Avoid these 5 mistakes. 1. Don’t do too much too soon – start slowly to avoid overwhelm, discouragement & the temptation to quit. 2. Don’t ‘just’ rely on the scale to determine progress. Look at performance goals & non-scale victories to measure your success. 3. Find the right fitness … Continued

Sore Knees? Do This

The less you move, the less functional you’ll become over time. That’s why it’s important to find ways to strengthen muscles around sore or achy joints. Not everyone can squat, so try the wall sit. It’ll help strengthen your quads so going to the bathroom won’t become a partner activity. Do a few sets a … Continued

Great Books to Achieve Fat Loss Results

Health transformation starts by changing your habits. James Clear’s ‘Atomic Habits’ is an excellent read. Check it out! And here’s another… No diet plan will help like a simple change of habits can. Another great read is the book ’Tiny Habits’ by BJ Fogg… Fogg maintains that transformation happens we you feel good about what … Continued

Got Back Pain? Do This Daily

Have you checked your posture at your desk, driving or even on your phone? Most of us have rounded shoulders & forward head lean. This can lead to tight chest muscles & loose & weak back muscles. The simple ‘stick up’ is an exercise you can do even in your office. You won’t even get … Continued

Stressed? Don’t Workout…

Feeling stressed?… Sometimes a hard workout is actually COUNTERPRODUCTIVE if you’re looking to lose your menopause belly. The body can perceive hard exercise as stress so this may contribute to elevated cortisol levels. Cortisol is the belly fat storing ‘fight or flight’ hormone that the body releases during stressful times. You may benefit more from … Continued

Drop This Food For Faster Weight Loss

There’s NO magical food for faster fat loss. In other words, you can’t eat more or less of something to have fat melt off your body… BUT… That’s not to say that there are some foods better than others. We all know that eating veggies is better than potato chips for better health and weight … Continued