Blog Posts, Recipes

KISS Meal: Peppy 10 Minute Turkey Burger

I don't spend tons of time cooking, but for lots of reasons, I prefer to eat at home as much as I can. So much cheaper, the atmosphere is better, and I know what I'm getting. If you're curious, I spent longer writing this post than I did cooking the meal.  I call these meals:… Continue reading KISS Meal: Peppy 10 Minute Turkey Burger

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8 Breakfasts for THOSE mornings…

Mornings can be rough.  Let's face it-- when you're trying to get out the door is exactly when All. The. Things. are gonna go wrong.  But of course, you know better than to not eat breakfast, right? Right. So here's are some options that will get you through-- and meet most of Pudge's rules for… Continue reading 8 Breakfasts for THOSE mornings…

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Mind your “Why”

Today one of my clients told me about all the cool things that are starting to happen to her body as a result of her intentional weight loss efforts. (I love this so much!)  She's been training with me three times a week for just over a month, and she's already starting to have major… Continue reading Mind your “Why”

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Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

After learning I had lost 100lbs with only diet and exercise, someone asked me a question that I haven't been able to get out of my head:  "How did you quit eating?" I can't remember what I said, because the question caught me so completely off guard. I'm sure I didn't say anything very helpful… Continue reading Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

Blog Posts, Fitness myths

Myth #30: You can spot reduce

When I meet with a new client, the first things they tell me are all the places from they want to lose weight.  She (it's almost always a "she" saying this) points first to her belly, then to her butt, and finally grabs the fat on her arms.  They want me to focus on fixing… Continue reading Myth #30: You can spot reduce

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Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

As this series is coming to an end,  you've heard me mention meal plans a plethora of times. I've told you  You Can't Out Train a Bad Diet.  I've talked about why you need Protein and  said  you need more than you think.  But my mama didn't raise no fool! I know both from my own personal fight experience… Continue reading Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

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Myth #25: Eating Fat will Make You Fat

Remember in the 90's when we had big hair and shoulder pads? And thought that fat should be avoided at all costs? If something could be made low fat, it was. And we didn't even mind that the product was tasteless, because we were healthy! Now back to my schpiel that "Food is Fuel" and… Continue reading Myth #25: Eating Fat will Make You Fat

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Myth #21: You should avoid carbs if you want to lose weight

During the 90's, dietary Fat was the nutritional villain.  But now Carbs are the world's biggest "no no" when it comes to healthy eating. Hang tight, I'll also tell you why low carb diets may actually do more harm than good. Let's give carbs their rightful place at the table by clearing up some misinformation.… Continue reading Myth #21: You should avoid carbs if you want to lose weight