Why is Weight Loss so Hard Over 40?

Weight Loss and Menopause? Why is it so hard? Is it even possible??   I know that many are discouraged with weight loss over 40 but here’s what you need to know..   ⬆dieting = ⬇metabolism ⬆sedentary living = ⬇metabolism ⬇decreased muscle tone = ⬇ metabolism ⬆processed foods/sugar = ⬆insulin resistance   We may be … Continued

What’s for Dinner? [A Typical Tuesday]

Are you stumped as to what to eat? 🙄 I often get asked what I eat, so I thought I’d share a typical day… ✳Let me explain my goals first: I want to eat for energy and performance. In the process, if I get lean by eating wholesome foods, then that’s great, but I will … Continued

Bloated and Gassy? Try this…

If you often experience digestive stress after eating certain foods and the discomfort is so severe that it affects your day-to-day activities, you may help yourself by reducing FODMAP foods. There is a link between foods and digestive disorders and there is a good chance that FODMAPs – small carbohydrates in certain foods – are … Continued

Protein: Why? How Much? When? What?

Protein is the macro-nutrient that women tend to eat in the smallest quantity. After reading this, my hope is that you’ll double down on your intake and here’s why…. First of all, what does protein do? Why do you need to eat it at all? Let’s break it down… ❓Why do I need protein? • … Continued

Pre-Workout: What to Eat

This is another common questions that I get asked on the regular: What should I eat before training? While you may have to figure out what works best for you, there are some general guidelines based in science that will help you determine what that pre-workout meal should be. To be clear, most food takes … Continued

Post Workout Meal for Women 40+

What to Eat After Your Workout…   I’m often asked what should be eaten after working out so in this video I share what I eat afterwards.   It’s important to remember that everyone may be in a slightly different place in their fitness journey. If you’re starting to train intensely, then you’ll want to … Continued

Healthy Nutrition Changes for YOU & Your Family

Are you working at eating healthier but your spouse or family is pushing back? Here’s how you can handle it: 1️⃣Make small changes. ✅Introduce new food items slowly. ✅Let your family have some choices so they feel part of the transition. Begin swapping out unhealthy snacks, for example: ✅Replace unhealthy protein bars for ones that … Continued

How to Kill Sugar Cravings

How to kill sugar cravings… Sugar hits the same receptors in your brain as cocaine, so when you say you may be addicted to sugar, it’s no joke, you really are! It’s difficult to get off the sugar wagon but here are a few tips: ✅‘Notice what you’re noticing’ regarding sugar – when are you … Continued

My Fav App to Support Your Nutrition

Technology can really help support our fitness journey. My all time favorite app to help you stay the nutrition course is ‘My Fitness Pal’. There are several reasons for this: it’s easy to use it makes food tracking simple and shareable with whom ever you like it increases accountability it EDUCATES as you track your … Continued

The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

Newsflash: It’s very likely that you consume the #1 metabolism killing food on the daily. But we can avoid it with some education. The #1 metabolism killer that keeps you from losing weight is artificial sweeteners. Who knew? There are three different artificial sweeteners to keep on the look out for and avoid them as much … Continued

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