How to Workout Without Pain: 8 Tips for Staying Pain-Free in Midlife

Trendy entertaining workouts are tempting and entertaining. But the fact is, they can lead to an increased risk for injuries for those of us in midlife. The whole reason we workout is to improve our quality of life. If we are repeatedly on the injured reserve roster, then we have defeated the purpose of working out. Careful age-specific programming is …

Hack: Your Emotional Triggers are Lurking Here

Recently, I had a lively conversation with a client about emotional triggers. She was referring to the clothes in her closet. We got to talking about the clothes that don’t fit. Consider the small clothes that were impulsively purchased after a restrictive short-term diet.  After that diet ended the clothes were a painful reminder of the failure to maintain that unreasonable …

How Making Fitness Fun Can Improve Your Success

Recently I polled my clients about the biggest roadblocks women face in fit living.  We identified some common denominators, that can be powerful roadblocks if we let them. Two biggest  issues that surfaced repeatedly were: 1. FOMO ~ A common misconception is that to be fit we have to give up all of our free time and eat boring food out of …

What Twinkies Taught Me about Consistency

Do you remember the Subway diet guy? He lost weight by eating only subs every day. And how about the Twinkie diet? That guy only ate Twinkies and lost weight. Over the last 33 years, I have sampled many diet strategies, (not twinkles or subs),  and I discovered a common denominator across all nutrition plans. Consistency in honoring hunger and …