September 5, 2019

How to Cheat on Your Diet

Have you ever had a jealous boyfriend or girlfriend?  The type that wanted you to spend every waking moment with you, or at least wanted to know where you were.  They didn’t like you going out with your friends.  And if you spoke with someone of the opposite sex, fuggetaboutit.  One minute they tell you how great you look and the next they’re calling you puppy face. Eventually, though, you came to your senses and broke it off.  I mean, after all, why would you […]
February 20, 2019

Small Hinges Swing Big Doors

Not so recently I met with a new client.  She was referred to me by her mother, whom I train. As with all new clients, she needed to fill out some paperwork.  My new client paperwork includes the legal stuff that, in case of injury or sudden death, [supposedly] protects my ass(ets), a questionnaire that asks about general information, health history, goals, etc., a habit checklist, and a three-day dietary record. I explained the importance of each form in my decision-making process.  When I got […]
July 27, 2017

Slow the F@&k Down!

When it comes to nutrition, the question I’m most asked is “What should I eat?”  That’s a great question, but in this age of information are people really still that uniformed?  Or, are they hoping I’ll say what they wanna hear and not what they already know?  I think many simply don’t want to change what they eat. But a person’s quest for a leaner, healthier body need not begin or end with what they eat.  Another question could be “How should I eat?”  Although what you […]
July 6, 2017

Have a Plan, Will Travel

My kids’ summer break is about half over.  And although we’ve nothing big planned as far as summer vacations go, I’m sure we’ll end up traveling somewhere for some time. More than likely you’ll be taking a trip (or five) this summer as well, whether it’s for business or pleasure.  Often when we take a holiday (keeping it international) our exercise and nutrition habits take a holiday, too.  The thing is though, our habits (and, ultimately, our outcomes) inevitably book a trip to where we intended them […]