Flexibility is the Key to Consistency: Staying Fit During a Pandemic

During these difficult times, our routines have been totally turned on their heads. Not only are many of us stuck at home, but if your routine included going to the gym that’s out now, too. This can be anxiety-provoking for some gym-goers. You work so hard to achieve certain results in the gym, and when you can’t go it feels …

De-Constructed Fish Taco Bowls

What do you get when you want fish tacos but don’t have the tortillas: De-constructed Taco fish-bowls! Because we are in social isolation at the time of this writing, we are becoming more creative with meal design. Our original plan was to have fish tacos, but we forgot to buy tortillas. There was no running to the store for a quick …

When Your Sugar-Free Diet Fails

If you’re like me, sugar-free diets can be super difficult. Are you one of those people who could skip a meal and just eat dessert? That’s me. I love my indulgent foods. Chocolate is on top of the list – next is ice cream and cookies. I have had numerous New Years’ resolutions in the distant past, where I decided …

How to Set Up Your Home Gym for Success

As a young mother,  joining a gym was not an option, and working out was my stress reliever.  I became fascinated with what weight training, kettlebell workouts and TRX training did for my physique. That gave birth to my passion for learning as much as I could about women’s fitness. The natural progression was my in-person and online fitness business. Through the years, …

4 More Healthy Foods that are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss (Part 2)

This is the second of two posts on healthy eating pitfalls. If you missed part 1, you can read it here: healthy foods you may be eating too much of. One would have to be living under a rock to not notice the propaganda about nutrition power foods or superfoods. The problem comes from us looking at these “superfoods” as …

Healthy Foods that are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss (Part 1)

Are you tired of eating a healthy diet and frustrated with not having your clothes fit better? It can be so discouraging to make good choices and have nothing to show for it. The fact is that many of us eat more healthy foods because we think it won’t hurt us. That’s a critical mistake. More is not always better. Even if …

The Truth About Your “Happy Weight”

The expression, “Happy Weight”, surfaces quite regularly in conversations among women when discussing weight loss goals. Some people insist that happiness can not be determined by size. On the other hand, there are those who absolutely insist they are happy or at least happier at their goal weight. [note: This conversation is not intended to address or treat eating disorders …

5 Reasons Why ‘Looking on the Bright Side’ is the new Health food

Our own thoughts (positive and negative) may be even more important than we once believed when it comes to maintaining a healthy weight and physical fitness in midlife. Weird question: Do you ever talk to yourself? Who hasn’t thought out loud from time to time? With that in mind, it is super important to recognize that quantum physicists believe our …