I met Oprah…and this is what I discovered

February 9, 2017

Yep, a couple of weekends ago I fulfilled one of my top 5 bucket list items- I met THE Oprah Winfrey. WOW-what an absolute honor and privilege that  was! Not because of her celebrity status but because of what she has accomplished and contributed to the world to achieve that status.  Oprah is perh


It’s Time to Smash the Scale!

February 9, 2017

So for nearly 20 years as a fitness coach, I have used 'the scale' as one of the tools to measure the progress of my clients. I never really contemplated the value or true purpose of using it; I guess it’s just always served as one of society's yardsticks for measuring 'physical' transformation.

Why You’re Gaining Weight (And How to Stop It)

February 9, 2017

Tired of gaining weight? Of course you are – none of us enjoy when our clothes start getting snug start and when the number on the scale starts creeping up.   So why are you gaining that extra weight now? That is a valid and frustrating question. And the answer is often found in recent


Debunking The 5 Biggest CrossFit Lies

February 9, 2017

CrossFit is for Hardcore People-If your introduction to CrossFit was watching the CrossFit Games on ESPN or an isolated CrossFit class, then I totally GET why you may think that CrossFit is only for the super fit! I used to think that as well. However, nothing could be further from the truth. In fac


What the Heck is an Eating Psychology Coach?

February 9, 2017

After 8 months of intense studying, I have finally earned my certification as an Eating Psychology Coach. I know, like most, you are probably wondering what that really means. Well, in a nutshell, its an exploration of one's relationship with food and body, and addresses the underlying issues that l


I AM A Spartan!

February 9, 2017

This past weekend I checked another item off my Bucket List. I completed a Spartan Race! If you’ve never heard of the Spartan Race, in a nutshell, it’s a multiple mile race (in this case 5 miles) filled with loads of extremely challenging physical obstacles (and with that, mental), usually


Resolutions Suck!

February 9, 2017

I Hate New Year Resolutions. I definitely support the INTENTION behind them, but most people start doing all sorts of things they don’t intend on doing for long enough to achieve the desired result. And, for me this is where the problem lies with New Year’s Resolutions. They are not aut