Category Archive: Weight Loss

10 Diet Tips for Soup Lovers

It’s soup season!! I love when it’s getting cooler because I love love LOVE soups, stews and chili. However, it’s super challenging to eat soup on a diet. Why? First, it’s hard to log. The more ingredients you have in a recipe, the harder it is to manage calories. It’s easy to weigh 4 ounces of …

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Red Mountain Resort: This Vacation Could Change Your Life

What if you could go on a vacation that transformed your body and life?  Be Transformed Are you burned out, stuck at a weight you are not happy with or just need a kickstart? Steve and I will be leading a very special retreat at Red Mountain Resort where our goal is to help people …

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Are You Dreaming Big? Are You Dreaming at All?

Many people don’t dream in fear of failure. As a result, they only set small goals in fear of never achieving bigger ones – which are the goals and dreams the REALLY want. In other words, they settle. “Too many people set goals too low and try to complete them too quickly”- Rick Warren (From the …

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Meal Replacement Shakes Revealed: 6 Important Questions

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I used to be anti-meal replacement shakes. The only shakes I used to drink were protein shakes. I looked over nutrition in search of high-protein, low-calorie muscle building drinks with no consideration of everything else my body needed for optimal health, repair, energy and growth. I looked fit, but I wasn’t healthy. Whether you choose …

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Lose the Easter Bunny Belly

We all do it. We blow our diet over the holiday weekend. We really didn’t eat poorly, but we ate more than usual. Oh, and Steve DID get me an easter basket with a few treats I had to try. LOL Like many holidays, our Easter was centered on a nice big dinner with family …

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Diet the Happy Healthy Way: Micro Changes for Macro Results

If you have ever dieted before, you’ve experienced hunger. But, there are many different types of “hunger” and there different reasons for feeling hungry. One thing I have learned lately, is my hunger and cravings haven been more than just a sign of being low in calories. They were a sign of missing nutrients. After …

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Isajunk or Isagenius? My Holistic Nutrition Experiment

Most of you know I do a LOT of reviews. I’ve tried so many products over the years. What you don’t know is all the products I have tried and refused to review because I didn’t like them. Over the years, people have sent me enough product to stock a supplement store. Many of those …

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Secret to New Year’s Resolutions Success: Assemble Your Fantastic Five

The key to New Year’s Resolutions success is not going it alone. There is power in numbers; LOTS of POWER. And, I’m going to give you the formula to collect and harness that power so you can reach your fitness goals – or any goal for that matter. The next thing I want you to do …

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Christmas Weight Gain: A Trainer’s Post-Christmas Story

I post this story every year as everyone can relate to overeating around the Holidays. We wake up after Christmas with an extra gift we didn’t ask for – weight gain. Well, if this is you (and it SURE is ME!), you aren’t alone! I hope this little “story” makes you giggle and reminds you that …

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SLOW SUICIDE: It’s Addictive, Poisonous and You Eat It Every Day

An in-depth (but simple) blog on a secret killer in almost every kitchen. Many people don’t realize how bad they feel until they realize how good they feel after they change their diet. It could be because you are eating poison and just don’t know it. Steve experienced this firsthand when he did the TV show …

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