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By |December 5th, 2019|

Fish Oil and Body Fat

By |December 4th, 2015|

Regardless of diet and training program, to lose body fat, it takes dedication, hard work, and commitment to a long term plan. For most people, there will be sweat. There will be vegetables. There will be compromise. There will not be an easy way to get the body you desire.
That being said, the easiest way […]

How to Cut Calories Without Cutting All of the Fun

By |November 4th, 2015|

I love efficiency. It could be the rigid German in my blood, it could be the OCD from my father, it could be a borderline obsession with beating Waze’s given ETA on trips to the grocery store. Whatever the reason, making my life easier without added steps just makes me happy. And as an integrative […]

The Difference Between a Diet, and Nutrition Plan

By |October 23rd, 2015|

Some words just make me cringe. The sound of them is like nails on a chalkboard to my brain.
Moist…Crisp (but only said on its’ own, with the ‘s’ heavily accentuated. Think how Stewey from Family Guy would say it. Gag.)…Panties (the worst)…
and now a new one…


The word itself is charged with such angst and discomfort, […]

Ode to the Checklist

By |October 15th, 2015|

The fitness industry has a propensity to make life so confusing.
“How many grams of protein should I eat?”
“Are carbs bad for me?”
“How much of this neon green powder should I consume? Before the workout? After? During? Gota get those gainzz bro!”


All of these superfluous steps lead us down a path that is tough to […]

Go From Willpower to Will-Plan!

By |October 2nd, 2015|

Literally, Weighing My Choices
A client recently gave me a book, The One Thing, by Gary Keller, believing it could enhance and simplify my coaching systems. The book was chockfull of applicable information to my field (lifestyle coaching), but one small chapter dedicated to Willpower landed home the most. In it he compared willpower to a […]

Being stubborn is good when you want to stay healthy

By |September 28th, 2015|

Growing up, we were taught that being stubborn isn’t good. It was associated with being tight and not flexible. But in today’s world where there is extreme competition at work, being stubborn and a go-getter is considered a big plus. The most stubborn people in the organization are asked to join the best teams because […]

We Are What We Eat

By |September 28th, 2015|

For some, food holds great value because of its taste. For the others, it’s about how nourishing and healing it is for the body. What’s important to remember is that food not only nourishes the body but also the mind. According to Ayurveda, food is viewed as medicine and falls under three broad categories: Sattvik, […]


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