How to Stay Motivated

  Let’s face it we all lose motivation to stay active once in a while. Part of the reason is that we are creatures of habit and tend to do the same things over and over. For example, when going to the gym, people tend to do the same machines or use the same peice of cardio equipment and naturally, […]

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Liz’s Protein Almond Energy Bites

Ingredients: 1 cup of organic almond butter with the oil drained 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup of raw honey 1/4 cup of organic coconut oil 1 1/4 cup of vanilla protein powder ( I use organic protein isolate) Roll all together and divide in 24 balls 2 per serving Nutritional Information: Protein 10 Carbs 18 Fat 11 Fiber […]

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Fail to Plan – Plan to Fail

PLANNING, PLANNING, PLANNING – ONE OF THE KEYS TO SUCCESS Ever heard of the saying, “Fail to plan, plan to fail.” There is a lot of truth to it. A person who is serious about making a lifestyle change and not just take part in a quick fix will take the time to prepare foods ahead of time and/or buy […]

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How to Learn to Trust Your Hunger Cues

Do you allow yourself to get hungry? If so, how hungry should you be before each meal? If you will allow yourself to be hungry and start learning to trust your body cues, I promise you it will revolutionize your eating routine and lifestyle. How long should you spend eating a meal and how? The answer is twenty minutes with […]

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How Can A Health Coach Benefit Me?

Do you struggle with going on and off diets or are there some bad habits you just haven’t been able to get rid of?  You might want to consider getting a Health Coach. A Certified Health Coach is a specialty training and a subset of Life Coaching.  As your coach, I will help you develop a sound, balanced weight management […]

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The Importance of Fueling Before Exercise

The answer is yes!!  Food is energy input and exercise is energy output.  If you don’t have fuel in the tank, how can you expect to spend fuel that isn’t there?  When we wake up in the morning, our bodies are on empty and we are in starvation mode.  Our bodies use energy at night even when we are sleeping […]

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How Much Water Do I Really Need?

Do you drink enough water? Most people have heard 8 glasses a day, but did you know it is really .5 oz per pound? Also when you drink alcohol or coffee you need one glass of water just to cancel out the dehydrating effects. So my 2 cups of water first thing in the morning just cancel out the effects […]

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