October 5, 2016

4 Tips on Holiday Splurging Success

With the holiday's around the corner, staying on track can be a scary and somewhat daunting thought. There's Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.....all the holidays that involve food, drinks, and festivities. It's the time of year where the weather gets cooler, and we love to be comforted by sweet treats and savory meals. In my opinion it is the best time of year because we are reminded of the joy of family and friends. But it could be very easy to forget your weight … [Read more...]

September 20, 2016

Macros….where should you start?

So you've heard all this talk about Macros and Flexible dieting. And honestly after you figure out what it is, then you have to go through the overwhelming task of figuring out what numbers to start with. Once you already understand the main ideas behind flexible dieting you are ready to move on and figure out what numbers to use. If you haven't read my blog explaining what IIFYM is, and the concepts behind it, read it here first. HOW TO SET CALORIE LIMITS FOR WEIGHT LOSS HOW IIFYM CAN … [Read more...]

September 16, 2016

How to Deal with Body Image Rebound after a Competition

If you have ever done a fitness competition, or are thinking about doing a fitness competition, this is something that you should know about. The competition body image rebound. What is it? Well, for me it was a weird feeling of my perception of my body, and the reality of my body not matching at all.   Why does it happen? For a show you get super lean over a extended period of time. It happens pretty slowly over a period of weeks. Getting show lean requires a body fat … [Read more...]

September 15, 2016

How to Set Calorie Limits for Weight Loss

So you are trying to get on track with tracking food and it's hard to know where to start. I get it, there is so much information out there. How do you know what tools to use, and what numbers to start with? It's confusing! One of the things I like to recommend to all of my clients is fitness pal. It's a free app on your phone for tracking calories and macro nutrients for people looking to be consistent in their health goals. If you haven't checked out my last blog on flexible dieting, … [Read more...]

April 16, 2016

How IIFYM Can Change Your Life!

Dieting is hard! Like really hard. It sucks being hungry and not knowing if you are eating the right things. Then trying to figure out how to make a new found diet a lifestyle that doesn’t seem so depriving, is even harder. I’ve done all the 21 day fixes, smoothie cleanses and weight loss gimmicks. Sure you lose weight in the beginning, because you are practically starving yourself, and then you go and get all excited about losing 8 pounds in 3 days. I don’t know about you, but I sure as hell … [Read more...]