Shape Up with Sherri

Sherri McMillan

I was wrong…

I used to say “Use the Scale and Plan to Fail”. I’ve seen so many people get so discouraged by a scale reading even when they were doing everything right. So I would often tell clients not to get on the scale or to limit it to monthly to avoid any issues. But research now…

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Sherri McMillan

Fitness Bucket List

I’d like to encourage you to complete a Fitness Bucket Wish-List…all the fitness related adventures you’d like to do before you die. And then start training for one of these events and/or adventures. Many people take this approach – ‘As soon as I lose the weight/get fit, then I’ll start doing the things I’ve always…

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Sherri McMillan

Does stress make you fat?

My fat loss blogs have sparked a lot of questions and interest. Here’s one question that I thought I’d share with all of you. I think many of you can probably relate. “I read that it’s hard to lose weight when you’re stressed out. If that’s true, that would explain a lot in my life….

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Sherri McMillan

Fat Loss: Safely, Effectively and Permanently

As a Personal Trainer, the number one request I get from clients is fat loss. Since I received a lot of emails after my last post on high intensity versus low intensity exercise and how that translates to fat loss, I’m going to stay on this topic and cover the Top 10 things you can…

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Sherri McMillan

4 Stretches to do if you’re super tight!

Stretching offers numerous health benefits, unfortunately, most people either don’t stretch correctly, long enough or skip it all together. The most neglected component of fitness is stretching and for those who are the most tight, stretching is usually such an uncomfortable experience that they avoid it all costs. After working in the fitness industry and…

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Sherri McMillan

Staying consistent during the summer holidays.

Dear Clients & Friends, I’ve had so many clients tell me they’re having a really hard time with workout consistency now that the kids are home from school and they are out of their routine. I have written some previous posts to give you some ideas on how to make sure you still get your…

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Sherri McMillan

A huge congratulations to all of our clients who participated in the Summer Solstice 6 mile run/walk

Our Summer Solstice event was a huge hit! Check out the video clip above. I hope it inspires you to join us next year! It’s pretty amazing how awesome you feel when you cross the finish line! Cut and paste the link below into your browser for an event recap. http://nwpersonaltraining.com/subs/events/event_past_recap.php?event_id=63 You still have time…

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