Category: healthy

Really?! Sorry, that’s not gonna cut it!

As a fitness trainer, I’ve heard every excuse in the book.  And although I can empathize with reasons for someone not starting or sticking to an exercise program, most of the time, the excuses don’t hold any water. If it’s important enough to you to look and feel your best and live life to the…

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I can’t believe she said that!

Hamilton Mountain

This past weekend, I shared some great times with my kids. We hosted a BBQ party for our neighborhood friends, went to a pool party, watched a few movies, went to a dinner party at some friends, did a 2.5 mile fun run at the Hazel Dell Parade, hiked Hamilton Mountain, lots of trampoline jumping…

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What would you do?

Susan Worthy

On Monday, I attended the memorial of one of our clients, Susan Worthy. She had worked out with us for a number of years and it was one year ago that she was diagnosed with cancer. Susan passed on April 27th at the age of 55 years – a life definitely cut too short. She…

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More exercise & nutrition tips for looking & feeling your best

Dear clients, friends & family, No matter where you live, I hope you’re getting some sunshine and soaking in the Vitamin D.  That always does wonders in terms of increasing your energy levels and motivation. Here’s some more tips to enhance your health and fitness: Cardio – This week I’d like you to try hill…

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I wanted to share this with you…

Dear clients, friends and family, I wanted to share with you some more great information.  I mentioned last week that we have all been using http://www.livestrong.com/ for logging our food and activity levels during our Spring Makeover challenge.  It really is a fabulous site.  Logging your food is super easy because it has a data-base…

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Losing winter body fat…

Dear clients, friends and family, I love this time of year. We are starting to see more sun, days are longer and everyone seems to have a renewed sense of energy. It’s one of the reasons we launch our Annual Spring Makeover challenge at this time of year. Plus people are ready to shed the…

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Lose weight while on holidays!

Exercising on vacation

Dear clients, friends & family, I just returned from Spring Break in the Dominican Republic with my kids. We had such a blast! We stayed at the Dreams Resort and were so impressed with the customer service, entertainment and activities and friendliness of the staff. Most people when they go away on holidays gain a…

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I fell off the plan yesterday but so what…

“Personal success is never static.  It usually comes in small steps leading to other small steps that lead to broader achievement”  W. Roberts I love this quote above because it’s so true.  Sometimes people get caught up in the fact that their goal is so big and zealous that it seems impossible so sometimes they…

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Love Yourself Fitness & Training program – Week 6

“Do not be afraid to demand great things of yourself.  Powers which you never dreamed you possessed will leap to your assistance…” O. Marden Cardiovascular conditioning:   This week make a commitment to be more active in your life.  The International Journal of Obesity released a stat that estimates we expend approximately 800 calories less per…

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Love Youself Fitness & Training Program – Week 5

Dear Clients, Friends & Family, Yesterday I was at the “Get Motivated” workshop all day in Portland, Oregon.  Speakers included such greatness as Rudy Giuliani, Laura Bush, Bill Cosby, General Colin Powell, Terry Bradshaw and more. I believe motivation has to be a daily occurrence – just like brushing your teeth. You can’t wake up…

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