There's a lot of conflicting information on the "cheat day." Some say use it, and some recommend staying far away. To be honest, I hate using the word "cheat" in terms of diet and nutrition. It creates a negative association with food, and I'm a firm believer you should never feel guilty about your food … Continue reading The Cheat Day
Wearable Fitness Trackers are becoming increasingly popular, as health-conscious consumers look to them for motivation to improve their lifestyles. I do want to stress that this post is based on my own opinions from personal experience with these types of devices and factual tested data. There is some good research that suggests that tracking helps people … Continue reading Wearable Technology
I have a confession to make. Sometimes, I really don't want to work out. Sometimes I want to eat the less-than-ideal meal that maybe doesn't fit my macros. Yes, even your coach isn't always feeling it. Does that lead to skipped workouts and eating poorly? Yup, it sometimes does. Most of the time, though, … Continue reading When the Going gets Tough
A lifestyle change requires a serious shift in mindset. I was reminded of this after visiting with my friend Victoria in Littleton, Co a few weeks ago. She's a fitness and lifestyle coach, and a damn good one if I do say so myself (please give her a follow on Facebook to find out for … Continue reading Get Your Mind Right, and the Body Will Follow
The diet industry often advertises with, "Lose weight fast" or "Drop 10 lbs in 10 days." The "too good to be true" is often what pulls people in, and entices them to spend their pay check on the next best gimmick to help them finally reach their fat loss or weight loss goals. People are … Continue reading I. Love. Bread.