It’s late at night, you just finished your gruesome commute home from work, you take off your uncomfortably tight work shoes and the fatigue that has accumulated all day hits you, like a fast-flying foul ball, smack in the face. Ouch. You’re mentally and physically drained of any ounce of energy you may have woken … Continue reading
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dear carb lovers: love these, not those.
As a personal trainer and a self-acclaimed health nut, I am often consulted by clients, family and friends on the sure way to lose weight quick and easily. While I cannot guarantee that losing weight is ever easy, when accounting for the self-control and willpower that this entails, I can give you one major piece … Continue reading
new favorite protein bar
If you are a dedicated fan of the fit(ness) foodie, you are already aware of my unwavering commitment to an as-unprocessed-as-possible diet. A diet rich in real foods, whole foods, that grow in the ground, and have a natural expiration date – as opposed to holding their original overly-manufactured form for years on the shelf … Continue reading
breakfast to die for :: healthy & sweet.
If you’re anything like myself, you wake up solely due to the excitement of your impending delicious breakfast. Well, and to head to that little thing called work, too, I suppose. But let’s be honest, it’s not my iPhone’s obnoxiously annoying alarm that gets me out of bed. It’s rather the satisfaction given to my … Continue reading
how to eat like a personal trainer
As a personal trainer, people trust you like their seeing eye dog, to help you lead them down the right path to health and wellness. It’s as if I hold the Da Vinci Code of fat loss! While it may not be entirely true that I possess all the long lost answers to a sure … Continue reading
Most girls today grow up dreaming to one day awake and find themselves as thin as all the hottest stars. Most girls also grow up surrounded by the same media and food industry which tells us to stay as far away as possible from anything remotely containing an ounce of fat and to carelessly gobble … Continue reading
I have simply had enough of people unabashedly admitting to skipping breakfast, instead guzzling an acidic cup of black coffee, or even worse, an empty-calorie laden venti mocha-caramel-fudge-drizzled-extra-shot-of-whipped-cream frappuccino (I just made that up quite clearly, but its just as scary as some of the things you people call breakfast!). Breakfast is the most essential … Continue reading
lets get our men to eat real food
Versus… [Notice any differences?] To be honest, despite my infatuation with health, nutrition and food, I rarely breach the subject when in the company of males. In my unfortunate experiences, most men have their minds made up on how they feel about so-called “health foods”. I’m talking about organic, all-natural, grass-fed, foods- all that good … Continue reading
bread – friend or foe?
photo courtesy of weightwatchers.com If you are often confused about what to do when it comes to carbs and keeping a lean figure, this great article from Weight Watchers might answer some of your questions. The main take aways:: – look for whole wheat as the first ingredient – if it is white, enriched or … Continue reading
Easiest Italian dinner. Ever.
As I have been working quite the long days lately, as is much of the working population, the desire to spend a decent amount of time preparing a delicious and nutritious meal can be rather lacking (despite my absurd fixation with food & cooking). In fact, the desire to prepare a meal as simply and … Continue reading