January 13, 2019

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” 

– Karen Lamb

Have you ever told yourself you’re going to lose weight and be in swimsuit shape in time for spring, only to be frustrated when warm weather rolls around?  

It’s easy to hide behind bulky winter clothes, but as warmer weather approaches, our clothing gets lighter and we can no longer co...

November 28, 2017

"It's a marshmallow world in the winter. When the snow comes to cover the ground. It's the time for play, it's a whipped cream day. I wait for it the whole year round.”

– Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin

Let’s be honest…it can be hard to stick to healthy eating and regular exercise during the holiday season. Everywhere we turn there’s temptation, from cocktails and tr...

January 30, 2017

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.”

- Clint Eastwood

Winter weight gain is a common problem, as we tend to eat more and move less during the colder months. Sound familiar? It’s easy to blame the frigid weather, but the good news is there’s hope.

Take a few si...

January 27, 2017

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

- Barack Obama

No matter what is going on in our lives, we can still make progress toward our goals and work to improve our health. If we keep waiting for a better time with fewer distractions, nothing will ever get a...

October 31, 2016

"I only eat candy on Halloween. No lie."

 Michael Trevino

It’s Halloween, which means…tricks, treats, and lots of sugar! Sure, treats come conveniently packaged in small, “fun size” servings. However, a few “fun” treats here and there can really add up. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, you may inadvertently find yourself taking down much more than a king...

October 12, 2016

“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.”

- Robert Griffin III

Learn to retrain your brain with your mindset. Sounds tricky, but it’s pretty simple.

Think about it… What brings a sense of pleasure, calmness, or happiness to you? Maybe you want more energy for your kids. Maybe you want to get off of a certai...

August 15, 2016

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss. It’s a sip of wine, it’s summertime…"

- Kenny Chesney

Many people spend the winter working out hard and eating clean, ready to greet summer with a healthy, swimsuit-ready body. However, when it comes to summer, it’s full of lots of fun and relaxation. This makes it very easy to overindulge and pack on extra pounds...

Perhaps you are ski...

July 19, 2016

“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.”

- Keith Urban

As each year passes, I learn more valuable life lessons. I’ve learned not to let bad days, bad moments, or the chaos of this crazy life take hold over me. Here’s a little insight on things that may enhance your life and help you find your balance…

Drink lots of water. Dehydration interferes with the m...