I’ve taken some heat recently after pointing out I don’t count calories and I suggest my clients not to either.
If you follow me on facebook, you’ll see my rant there. But check out this video, thanks for sharing Dietitian Cassie!
Ever look at a fitness professional and think it just comes easy for them? Maybe they are no different than you.
Ever look at a health or fitness professional and think it must just come easy for them? Maybe they don’t have to work as hard at it as you do? Well you’re wrong, it doesn’t come easy. At least, it doesn’t come easy for me. Read more
Most Americans who are exposed to any type of media have the idea that “less is better” – especially when it comes to food. That idea is drilled in our brains: eating fewer calories equals losing more pounds. For any person who has started a new training program, whether it involves weights, running or a combination of both, you know that less is not always better. Read more
I follow dozens of Facebook fitness pages and hundreds of fitness accounts on Twitter. I come across motivational quotes on a daily basis. Most are great for what they are. Yesterday I came across a poster that read, “ALL OR NOTHING,” and it caused me to reflect for a moment.
I think an “ALL OR NOTHING” mentality is directly opposed to healthy living. Read more
Light & Fluffy Fruit Dip
Summer’s here! And we know we will all attend family bbqs, picnics and parties. One great idea for a food to bring is Bri’s light and fluffy fruit dip. This goes great with apples, bananas, oranges, blueberries and all other fruits! It’s a simple recipe that you can make with just a few items: Read more
Part One: My Big Three Nutrition Tips
As a personal trainer, I am most often hired to help people lose weight and feel great. Diet and nutrition is THE foundation for any weight loss or muscle gaining program. Don’t get me wrong, I love exercise (a lot), but if you aren’t fueling your body correctly, you’re going to have a tough time. Read more
I’m an active mom who recently decided to take the plunge into clean eating, specifically gearing my menu around lowering the carbs that my husband and I take in. It was something we had talked about previously, and when I asked Mark Spurbeck of Fit Twin Cities about my ideas, he wholeheartedly approved it and was EXCITED for us! Read more
Many women are hesitant to the idea of weightlifting, especially when they think about what it could do to their body. Women might think that weightlifting will give them the bulky bodybuilder look, or that weightlifting will make them gain weight. The real truth? Weightlifting has multiple benefits – helping everything from your overall health to transforming the way you look. Read more