Category Archive: Weight Loss

Are Your Working Out TOO Hard?

I see some total rockstars in the gym that run faster, lift heavier and train longer than I do. I see some people in the gym twice a day, but they aren’t getting any fitter or thinner. Don’t get me wrong, not everyone is trying to get thinner, but I’m talking about people I KNOW …

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Suck It Up And Eat It

Did your parents make you eat your veggies before you had dessert? Did they make you try food you didn’t like. I remember HATING squash and it was my mom’s favorite. Guess what, I had to eat it too. She didn’t make me eat a ton of it, but she did always want me to …

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5 Easy Ways to Lose the Holiday Weight

We all do it. We blow our diet over the holiday weekend. We not only eat poorly, but we just eat too much. After just a few days, we feel fat and miserable; and we feel 10lbs heavier than we really are. Believe me! I am one of those peeps! I didn’t just have a 3-day …

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Easy New Meal Plans Are a Click Away

One of my favorite Premium features in the Lose It! app (also available for desktop) is the meal plan feature. I wanted to share how you use it to get the most out of it because it’s really cool! Some of the best Lose It! Premium features (in addition to syncing to your fun fitness devices) …

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5 Ways to Avoid a “Snaccident”

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I have to laugh when people say, “I do great on my diet during the day. My struggle is when I get home at night”. I’m like, “Duh! That’s EVERYONE’s struggle!” People seem to stick to their diet when they are too busy to think about eating. But, as soon as they get home, it’s …

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Are You Calorie Unconscious?

My friend, Mitzi, came over the other day with a Starbucks coffee. I asked her if she knew how many calories were in it and she replied, “No. I’m sorry. I didn’t know if you were being calorie conscious – or calorie unconscious”. After I died laughing, because that was a REALLY great way to describe …

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Bikini & Bodybuilding: Why Compete?

Despite my appearance, or the fact I have been in the fitness industry for most of my life, competing was the very LAST thing I ever wanted to do. A matter of fact, it was at the very TOP on my list of things I NEVER wanted to do. I never wanted to compete in any kind of fitness …

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Monday Motivation: It’s Time To Refocus

Are You Near Sighted? What if every decision you made was not based on how you feel now, but how you would feel later? I believe too many of us approach our life with a near sighted view. We only make decisions based on what we can see up close, because everything far away is …

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HOPE: Motivation For Success

If you are reading this and you are on a fitness journey, I need to encourage you to stay the course. I want to remind you why you have to succeed. Of course I want you to reach your goals for your own health and wellbeing, but there are SO many more reasons why you need …

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No Carb Night 30-Day Challenge

Who is willing to step up the diet and commit to doing NO CARBS after 5:00PM (or after last workout)!? Of course, when I mean NO CARBS, I really mean LOW CARBS. Even green vegetables are carbs, but we can make better lower calorie selections at night. Why should we eat lower carbs at night? Food …

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