Use Your Disappointment

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Disappointment can be a gift… Really? I read this great post recently and I thought I would share my spin on it with you. “The Gift of disappointment is to bring us into alignment with reality.” Have you ever thought about disappointment? It sounds like it’s a bad thing, right? What if we were to think of it as a …

Putting ‘Personal’ in Personal Training

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Everyone has a unique reason for reaching out to a personal trainer. And, in turn, I have a unique and personal approach with each one of my clients.  The goals we set are customized to the client because there’s no other way to be successful with personal training than to make the goals achievable.   I want to tell you …

Why is Sleep so Darn Important Anyway?

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The other day I created a post on Facebook asking people to like the comment if they got 8 hours sleep per night or comment if they got anything else. I was not surprised to find out that more than half of the people that commented had less than 8 hours sleep in a night. Those that did have less …

Fitness When You’re on the Go

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You exercise regularly for months … but then you go on vacation, need to travel on a business trip, or just get caught up in the general insanity of life and those great routines you built go out the window. Sound familiar? Staying in shape when you’re busy is faster and easier than you think!   Two of the most …

Are You Spending Too Much Time Counting Your Calories?

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Not all calories are created equal. There is more to ‘calories in – calories out’ than what you read on a label or calculate on an app.  Let me explain why:   Calories IN Most people who count calories to lose weight or manage weight assume they are calculating down to the last 5 calories! Unfortunately, it’s not an exact …

Use This 1-2-3 Approach to Meal Prep

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  Many things can improve your kitchen “coolness”.  Use this 1-2-3 approach: The right equipment. A regular preparation system or ritual. A “can-do” attitude and willingness to experiment.   1. The Right Equipment Kitchen essentials make meal prep easier. Here are some must-have’s for your kitchen: Slow Cooker – Set it and forget it! You can easily make enough food …

Bread Alternatives for Nutrition & Weight Loss

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When improving your nutrition, one of the things to consider is reducing or eliminating the consumption of bread products, especially those made with a base of white flour. This begs the question: What can you eat that to replace bread that can be just as filling, but will offer more nutrients? I asked the members of my Simply Fit group …