7 Simple Ways to Build a Healthy Lifestyle

I speak with women frequently who have made huge, sweeping changes, going all in on diets and exercise routines and as a result, they’ll lose some weight initially…but it never lasts. Eventually they return to their old habits, which isn’t surprising given how restrictive diets usually are. In this blog I am going to be giving you 7 small habits … Read More

Consistency Tip: Start with ONE Thing

Our ability to stay consistent with our healthy habits is about to be tested: #happyholidays! So, I’m going to be sharing a few tips here and there to help you stay consistent with your healthy habits as the holidays approach. One of the biggest reasons I see that keeps us stuck and in inaction is the fact that we just … Read More

Why I love being “Casually Fit”

I’m what I like to call Casually Fit. Here’s what I mean by that: I don’t put any stress on myself to eat a certain way, look a certain way, or exercise a certain way. Sure, I might have moments where I’m like “damn…did I really eat that whole box of Mac & Cheese?” but those moments are rare and … Read More

Cut Your Hunger & Cravings in Half with These 2 Tips

Whenever I talk about eating in moderation, having a cookie or two then stopping, or the fact that it is possible to not eat an entire jar of peanut butter in one sitting, I get a lot of resistance: Are you crazy! I could NEVER stop at two cookies! I could never have just one scoop of peanut butter! You … Read More

5 Ways to Thrive During the Holidays

The holidays are such a fun time of year. Lots of good food, travel, family, friends…egg nog 😍 What’s not to love? I’ll tell you what… A crappy diet, lack of exercise, too much “cheer,” and too little sleep. And you know I’m alllllllll about #treatyoself, but that combo can do some serious damage to our overall well-being- not just … Read More

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting the Fat Loss Results You Want!

Let’s get right into it today with some realllllll talk! The thing I hear most often when I’m on my Fat Loss Freedom strategy calls with potential clients is: “I don’t know what to do…I feel like I’ve tried everything and nothing sticks. But I know I need to do SOMETHING.” These women are done feeling like crap, done hopping … Read More

4 Simple Ways to Have a Healthier Summer!

Summer means lots of unstructured time, vacations, weekends away, cocktails on the patio, BBQs, kids (if you have them) are home and you’re shuttling them all around town- it’s so easy to let our healthy habits fly out the window. I want to help you keep your healthy habits on point so you can cruise through Summer feeling incredible and … Read More

4 Simple (yet extremely effective) Ways to Start a Morning Routine

Did you know that the choices you make in the morning set the tone for the rest of the day? What you eat for breakfast MATTERS. What you look at first thing in the morning MATTERS. The conversations you have MATTER. So I want to give you 4 tips on exactly how to set yourself up for success each and … Read More

3 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight!

You have the best of intentions. You buy healthy groceries, you meal prep, you know exactly what to eat…but the scale isn’t moving. In this video I go over 3 reasons why that might be happening and what you can do about it! If after you watch the video you decide you’re ready to take your weight loss to the … Read More

4 Ways to Bust Through a Plateau

It can be SO frustrating when we’re kinda just cruising along, getting some great weight loss results, then suddenly… it stops. Plateaus can be the worst, but, they can be a totally normal part of the weight loss process. So if you’re someone whose weight hasn’t budged in a few weeks and you’re like WTF?!?!?! I have a few tips … Read More

Why You Haven’t Lost the Weight Yet & How to Get Started ASAP

Starting and stopping sucks. Starting a diet, only to feel like you failed a few weeks in, having a little pity party, then start a diet again…It’s no way to live, really, but so many of us (myself included) have lived that way for far too long. So what can we do about it? We can get better at planning … Read More

The TRIPLE A Method to STOP Over Snacking

Do you ever feel like once you start snacking, you can’t stop? Like, once your hand goes into the popcorn bag, you’re done for? Or once you eat a cookie, you need to eat 5?! I totally know what that feels like because I used to feel the exact same way. Food had total control over me and I had zero control … Read More

The #1 Reason DIETING is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

I’ve tried more diets than I can even remember, so as you’re reading this article, remember that I’ve been there, too. I’ve been the girl that lost and regained the same 15-20 pounds over and over again. I’ve been the girl who jumped from diet to diet hoping that the next one would be IT! I’ve been the girl who … Read More

Why the scale is UP…Even though you’re doing everything right!

You wake up so excited to see what the scale says after feeling like you NAILED your plan for the last few days. You feel slimmer and trimmer, and you just know you lost weight! You can feel the excitement and you’re thinking “I finally feel a difference!” So, you go to the bathroom, strip down, pull out your scale … Read More

No gym? No problem!

Nine times out of 10 when a new client signs up with me, they want: Weight loss More energy More confidence Improved strength More happiness More tone and an overall healthier lifestyle And guess what helps my clients achieve each and every one of those things? Exercise.  On of my favorite a-ha moments that my clients have is realizing that they don’t have … Read More

Your Meal Plan is Failing You

“If someone could just tell me exactly what to eat…like, give me a meal plan. Then I could figure this whole food thing out.” I’ve been a personal trainer, group fitness instructor for over 10 years. I also hold a degree in Nutrition as well as a Holistic Health Coach certification. I could write you the most beautiful, flawless and … Read More

THIS is *exactly* what you need to reach your fat loss goals.

Not to sound like a know it all, but I know exactly what you need.  I especially know what you need if you’re struggling with food, your weight, your body image, and your self-esteem. How do I know?  Because I’ve been there. For 15 years of my life I dieted myself CRAZY. Seriously. Food was all I thought about- When would I eat next? … Read More

CRUSH Your Sugar Cravings- Without giving up sugar!

I used to be the girl who couldn’t keep sweets in the house. In fact, I’d have my roommate hide them from me because the idea of just having one Reese’s peanut butter cup or Oreo was just…crazy. Even when I was younger, I used to be SO JEALOUS that my sister could save her Halloween candy for months and … Read More

Calling all PERFECTIONISTS!

“I’m a perfectionist.” “I’m an all or nothing kind of person.” “I’m either on track 100% of off track. There’s no in between.” Sound familiar? They probably do- they certainly do to 2012 me!- and these are the exact thoughts that are keeping you stuck. I cringe when people say “I’m a perfectionist!” because identifying as such sets us up … Read More

6 Not-So-Healthy “Health Foods” That Might Be Stalling Your Progress!

Food marketers are GENIUSES. I really mean it. They can convince us that we need to buy gluten-free, vegan cookies even if we’re not gluten-free or vegan. They can convince us that Cheerios are a good source of protein. They can even convince us that drinking soda is healthier because it contains real sugar as opposed to artificial, and if … Read More

Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself (Fat Loss Edition!)

#Moderation is alllll the rage in the fitness/health/nutrition/fat loss industry, and if you’ve ever ready my emails or social media posts, you know that I’m a huge believer in eating in moderation, meaning no foods is off limits and I can literally have any food I want at any time. I wholeheartedly believe that, and it’s how I’ve lived my … Read More

My Top 5 “Most Bang for Your Buck” Exercises

You know you don’t have to spend hours in the gym to get results… You know that short bursts of exercise can actually be more beneficial than those 60+ minute workouts that are so 2013… You know that if you want to get tight and toned you have to lift weights… But you might not know where to start! What … Read More

6 Fat Loss Trends that NEED TO DIE!

Quick fixes and fad diets continue to be all the rage. We’ll do just about anything the promises drastic, results quick, right?  And I get it. When we want to lose weight we want it to be easy. Dieting is synonymous with suffering, hunger, restriction, hard work, feeling exhausted and overwhelmed…So I totally get why people would want to skip … Read More

When Exercise and Dieting Became My Full-time Job

I’ve been in the nutrition and fitness industry since 2007. I started off getting my degree in Nutrition from Keene State College. I clearly remember on time in particular where we had to fill out paperwork so we could find things like our BMI, Ideal Body Weight and all that stuff. As I was filling out my paper, I glanced … Read More

You Don’t Have to Love Your Body

There’s a huuuuge body positivity movement going on in the world right now and it seems to be all about self-acceptance and finding self-worth no matter what your body does, or doesn’t, look like. But I’d argue that reducing body love and body positivity down to only what our body looks like is missing the big picture, because how hard … Read More

Want to be a part of the 8% who DO reach their resolutions? Do this.

I read an article on Forbes.com which said only 8% of people reach their New Year’s Resolutions. That means 92% of people don’t. 92%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So what does that 8% know that the 92% doesn’t, especially when it come to fat loss? Probably a few things, IMO. 1. The 8% take small, truly manageable, baby steps. Majorly overhauling our lifestyle is pretty … Read More