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Stop Event Dieting – Start Daily Living

Have you heard the term "skinny fat"? It's used to describe people who are skinny, but don't have any muscle tone. I don't think anyone sets out to be a poster child for "skinny fat" but this is what happens when we crash diet or try a miracle pill to lose...

Have you found your WHY?

Have you ever met someone who just seems perpetually motivated? It can be easy to make excuses as to why we may not be as driven as someone else. Excuses, however valid they may be, are not a permission slip for failure. In fact, there's a common thread...

Protein Powders – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

With protein powders everywhere these days, it’s easy to get drawn in to the flashy labels. Unfortunately, most protein powders are not as great as they seem!  Just because it says organic and natural, doesn’t mean anything. Why Take Protein: Athletes - easy to get...

The Compound Effect of Healthy Habits

Raise your virtual hand if you have heard of Hal Elrod's Miracle Morning? It's about setting aside time for personal development in the morning, before the demands of the day steal our attention. This is an example of developing habits for personal growth...

Abundant Health — What does it take?

What does abundant health look like to you? Better yet what does it feel like? I want you to experience abundant health, whatever that is for you. When you make the decision to go after crazy good health, a funny thing happens, our mind and emotions play...

Prioritizing Your Ideal Health Story

Do you remember the poem by Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken?   I'll spare reciting the whole poem, but the last stanza reads:   I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less...

How to turn your daily life into an ACTIVE LIFE

The simple truth: if you do not use your body parts, you will lose your body parts! They will literally shrivel before your very eyes.  Instead of having contours to your arms, legs, neck, back and abs, you will have an endless rounding.  Unlike a nice...

My Top 5 Go-To Foods

Green Apples with Almond Butter  One of the hallmarks of green apples is their minimal effect on blood sugar. They are loaded with fiber and phytochemicals that act as a blessing to the digestive tract, liver and skin.  However, they are also one of the...

Are your eating habits making you FAT?

For the average “weight loss” specialist, calorie reduction and exercise are the mainstay of their weight loss programs.  I think the best word to describe the plight of most people trying to lose weight is FRUSTRATION! This frustration is due to the fact...