Water for Weight Loss

Wow! Summer is definitely here and it has brought the heat! We live in the desert, so most of us know how important it is to stay hydrated, but did you know drinking enough water can also help you lose weight? It’s true! All those late night infomercials and the...

WANNA GET SERIOUS? PUT AWAY THE YOYO

There’s a reason dieting is compared to a “yo-yo.” You’re up, you’re down, you make progress, you slip up, you’re on the diet and you’re off again. The problem with a yoyo is that it never gets to a destination. So many people get stuck in this diet mentality,...

TRAVELING LIGHT – PART TWO – THE GYM DILEMMA

Everyone loves summer vacation, but traveling can pose serious challenges to the fit lifestyle you’re trying to embody. We navigated airport munchies in part one, but what about when you get to your destination? Maybe food isn’t as much of an issue for you, but...

TRAVELING LIGHT – PART ONE – FOOD TRAPS

Summer is vacation time! Whether you’re heading to the beach, a work conference or a family reunion, travel can be a challenge for your waistline. It’s chaos! Your schedule is out of whack. You’ve traded your kettle bells for the oversized carry on you hope will fit...

Summer Snacking Tips

The days are getting longer and the sun is getting warmer. Summer is near, and it’s bringing all its summer food temptations with it. Just because the temperature is rising doesn’t mean your weight has to. So drop the beer and ditch the ice cream! Here are some hot...

Be patient with yourself

So you’re doing it all right. You’re sending me your food journals, counting your calories, going to boot camp 5 times a week—and that scale just won’t budge! Does that sound like you? It’s hard to stay motivated when nothing seems to be happening, but put the scale...