4 Reasons Why Less is More When it Comes to Exercise (+ a free workout).

When it comes to exercise, more isn’t always better. Sure, sometimes it feels SO GOOD to be in the gym for an hour, lifting, spinning, HIITing, whatever your workout of choice is. But when time becomes an excuse for NOT getting that workout in, that’s a problem. And, truth be told, sometimes shorter workouts can actually be a lot more … Read More

The Dirt on Eating “Clean”

There’s no shortage of fad diets out there- Atkins, Keto, Zone, Paelo, Dukan… And it’s no wonder people keep falling for them as if they’re the solution. These diets are celebrity endorsed, they’re mentioned in every ‘health’ magazine out there, they’re talked about on the news and talk shows- they’re everywhere. And as someone who has tried pretty much every … Read More

5 Ways to Keep Your Resolution This Year

New Year’s resolutions are a funny thing, aren’t they? When we set them they feel like the most important goal we’ve ever set and our motivation is really, really high. Then, inevitably, life gets in the way, throws a wrench in our plan, and eventually we give up. You promise yourself “I’ll try again when I’m not so busy and … Read More

What NOT to do come January 1st.

Wanna know the #1 reason women don’t join a program like Wicked Fueled Coaching Club? What they say: MONEY. What I hear: I’m afraid to take a risk- I don’t want to fail and I don’t want to waste my time, your time or my hard earned money. And look…the M word might as well be a 4 letter word … Read More

3 Surprising Reasons Your Body Isn’t Changing

It had been about a month and a half since I had worked out my favorite gym. I went on my Florida vacation in November and when I came back I just didn’t get it together to join right back up. But last week I went again and took their strength class. My coach walked by and said “Damn girl! … Read More

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Want Extreme Fat Loss Results? Do this…

ex·treme- ikˈstrēm adjective 1. reaching a high or the highest degree; very great.   I can’t tell you how many times clients have told me “I just feel like I need to do something extreme to get results.” And in some ways, maybe they’re right. Meaning, if they want rapid fat loss and quick results, extreme is the way to go. The … Read More

How to Prep for Holiday Meals: Mindset Edition!

I remember walking into Christmas five years ago thinking “OK, I’m not going to overdo it. I’m not going to stuff myself. I’m going to eat turkey, green beans, maybe a little stuffing if I don’t eat any appetizers and I’ll have one piece of pie after.” That year I wasn’t allowing myself any leeway. No cheese & crackers, no … Read More

Want to stress less? Do this…

Lottttttts of people are telling me they’re feeling stressed right about now. There are presents to buy and wrap, parties to plan, food to make, packing and traveling to do…it’s a lot to deal with, and I can aboslutley see where the stress is coming from. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel some of it myself.  But … Read More

The Simplest Holiday Survival Hack You’ve Ever Seen

You’re hearing it all over the place… …”The average Thanksgiving day calorie consumption is over 7,000 calories!” …”Your 5k Turkey Trot will only burn off one slice of apple pie!” …”Want ¼ cup of gravy? That will cost you 50 burpees.” Instead of worrying about calories and what it’s going to take for you to burn those calories off, I … Read More

A Game Changing Way to Approach Fat Loss

At a basic level, the concept of clean eating is about eating whole foods that have undergone minimal to no processing. Clean eaters are eating foods as close to natural as possible. And I actually really love this concept. The idea of eating whole, healthy and unprocessed foods sounds great to me.   What I don’t love though, is how … Read More