Category Archives: weight loss

Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part 2)


Looking at this Fork in My Road makes me want to scream! I see the road to my left leading me to a defeated life filled with jealousy of the fit and strong around me. I see the road to … Continue reading

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What is on your Thanksgiving Plate?


I have written blogs about how unhealthy the Holidays can be to our bodies…and our waistlines.  Starting at Halloween and continuing through the New Year, the average american can gain 5-7 pounds, BUT….you don’t want to be average, Right?!? So … Continue reading

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Fight the War on the Holiday Bulge


As we get into the holiday season, let us remember…tis the season for giving and not receiving! This applies to our bodies too! We need to remember that the average American gains 5-10 lbs from October through January! These are … Continue reading

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Is Pregnant the New Fat?


When I found myself pregnant again, I was so excited…but for me, life continued as before.  I woke up at 5:30am for bootcamp, I ran, I taught kickboxing, I took spin classes, I rode my bike, I played with my … Continue reading

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“Hi Bathroom Scale! Great to see you!” said no one ever.


Most of us know that the Holidays are the most common weight-gain time of the year.  But did any of you know there is a second? JULY!   July is the second most common time of the year that a … Continue reading

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Tabata not Ciabata :)


So every time I workout with a client and mention we are going to do a Tabata Workout, they look at me funny and say ‘Ciabata…Don’t you eat that?’  I know they sound the same, but they are drastically different.  … Continue reading

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Don’t Fart On My Bench!


This is NOT your Bathroom – this is a Group Locker Room! I workout at the gym often and therefore shower and change there too. This morning goes down in the record books!  HILARIOUS and DISGUSTING… I showered quickly and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Weight Loss = F


Weight gain is easy!  Just let life take over, eat when you want, ignore your body, play on the computer and sit down…the pounds will begin to pack on! Weight loss is NOT easy!  We exercise, we watch what we … Continue reading

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Gym Etiquette: Top Ten Do’s & Don’ts


I am sure there are many of you out there who will understand these few (BUT IMPORTANT) rules to remember when you are at the gym.  For those of you that don’t understand these rules or may have issue with … Continue reading

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Are you on the PDL (Pregnancy Disabled List)?


This morning a student in my kickboxing class asked me a couple of questions about being pregnant and exercising.  Her doctor told her that since she was pregnant, she should no longer take cardio kickboxing or Pilates classes.  She wanted … Continue reading

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