8 Best Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is the big culprit behind our lack of fruits and veg in our cabinets. How much do I buy? How long will this last? All valid questions! Solutions will often vary from person to person, but I’ve put together a list of fail proof ways to reduce food waste. Here they are: 1. Make a reasonable list & …

Double Standards & Body Image

What would you tell me if I came to you and said I’m feeling down because I didn’t get any workouts in this week? I was overwhelmed, busy at work, and just couldn’t find the time. You’d probably say, that’s okay. It sounds like you had a hectic week and what you probably needed was more rest in order to …

Stress Management & Weightloss

We’ve all been told that in order to be healthy we need to rest and manage our stress… right? But why? Cortisol.  Cortisol is a hormone that is released every time we feel anxious, stressed, or in danger (thank you adrenal glands!) When it’s released it heightens our awareness and supplies our muscles with a ton of energy. It also …

5 Tips for a Successful Week

Take away the notion that you can’t start something midday or mid week. You can start now, even if it’s Thursday! You have an opportunity to make the rest of the day/week successful. I have tips that are going to make this week and the weeks ahead much more efficient. Let’s get started…   1. Plan Your Workouts Start with …

Body Image & Getting Older

Getting Older   This past Christmas Eve, I turned 35 and boy did I think, “Where did the time go?” When it comes to aging, I had an epiphany. It happened slowly, but here it is: I’m not going to be the same size or shape as I was when I was 25 It’s crazy to set weight goals or …

5 Habits to Break

Working 1:1 with women has taught me a few things over the years- like the most common ways we hold ourselves back. I’m here to share what I’ve found and offer ways to break these top 5 bad habits Setting Unrealistic Goals I used to do this all the time! I would bite off more than I (or literally anyone) …

How to Become a Morning Person

  Have you always been a morning person? This is always the question I get when I share that I get up pretty early. And my answer is that I do naturally enjoy waking up early (not like 6 am early.) I love sunshine and am most productive during the day. However, I used to get up around 10 or …

Don’t Have Time to Workout? Let Me Help!

Do you think you’re too busy to workout? Well I have some helpful advice and a little tough love for you. The reality of this is that you’re not too busy, you’re prioritizing other things. Before you say, “Wait a minute! I have a full time job, kids, a house to care for, and so much more.” All of that …

Intuitive Eating: Where to Begin

Disclaimer: Intuitive eating is not a diet for weight loss. It’s a lifestyle that shifts your mindset with food to eat more in tune with your body. If you feel a little lost when it comes to listening to hunger cues and tend to overeat, this might be for you! Intuitive eating sounds like it should be simple: You listen …

Favourite Tips for Dining Out

The word “control” comes up a lot when I first get to know my coaching clients. Many love the control they have over their diet when eating in a routine. The security that comes with preparing your food and knowing what’s in it is a double edged sword. On one hand, it directly supports your progress and helps you reach …

Comparison is the Biggest Thief of Joy… & Progress!

Today I want to talk about progress. When we think of our fitness goals, we usually get caught up in all the ways we track progress: photos, measurements, scale, strength gains, endurance gains. But the thing that trips us up most in acknowledging our own progress: Comparison  We tend to get caught up in other people’s progress on social media. …