This client and I share more than just a first name. We also both have a love for 90s rap music and sarcasm. When Melanie and I began working together she had already successfully lost 70 pounds. That's incredibly impressive, and she managed to keep it off too. But Melanie wanted to continue … Read more about Consistent and Persistent, FTW!
Hello. My name is Melanie and I'm an addict. I'm addicted to my Fitbit. How many steps did I take today? What is my average for the week? How do I compare to all my "friends?" Which clients are getting a lot of steps? Which clients are not? How did I sleep last night? For an OCD analytic … Read more about Is Your FitBit Accurate? Here’s Why It Doesn’t Matter
A delicious slow cooker recipe that is heavy on the protein and light on the carbs. This chili recipe substitutes portobello mushrooms for beans, making it easier to digest and won't leave you feeling bloated afterwards. Simply brown the meat, add the remaining ingredients and let the slow cooker do … Read more about 3 Meat Chili
Looking at side-by-side photos of Heather before and after her weight loss, it's hard to believe this is even the same person. But her story is about so much more than a physical transformation. When Heather first came to me, she had already lost 100 pounds! That's inspiring on its own, but … Read more about Heather’s Journey
Today's Client Spotlight is very special to me, because it showcases a full year's transformation that goes well beyond weight loss. Courtney and I met a year ago this month. I still vividly remember when she walked in for Fit Camp the first time. She was super sweet and friendly, but a little … Read more about Courtney’s Journey
I didn’t wake up one day with abs. I was not someone who “always worked out.” Healthy eating was not something I did until I was well into my 20s. For most of the first 25 years of my life I told people “I don’t eat fruits or vegetables.” So .. how did I get here? It has been a long journey. It has … Read more about My Journey
When it comes to working out, getting to the gym is half the battle. The other half is actually exercising, and doing it correctly. We’ve all seen those people in the gym cranking out a bunch of reps, but their form is all wrong! While I give anyone credit for just making an attempt to be more … Read more about Exercise Abuse: Busting bad form in the gym
Doing pull-ups is sort of like getting a PhD. It sounds really cool and badass, and you admire anyone who does it. But it also sounds like a whole lot of work and you're not sure you could ever actually get to that point. Pull-ups are one of the most challenging exercises, mostly because you’re … Read more about How to Master Pull-ups