9 ways to get (and stay) motivated

 I get asked all the time: “How do you stay so motivated?” Fact: I don’t! …. So I work at it! Motivation is like a muscle – the more you flex it, the stronger it becomes. But what do you do to get your motivation “muscle” in shape in the first place? You find ways […]

Read for Inspiration (Fat Loss!)

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There’s nothing quite as inspiring as a truly jaw-dropping before and after picture. I’m talking about a 50+ pound weight loss where they look like an entirely new person. It’s striking how much younger people look when the extra fat comes off. An attractive, happy, energetic person was inside of them all along. Many popular […]

How to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Do you have a specific fitness goal that you are hoping to achieve? This goal could be a number on the scale, or a clothing size. Or maybe you are hoping to wear a certain cut or style of clothes like strappy tank tops, shorts, or a bathing suit. While having this goal is great, […]

Falling off the exercise wagon

If you are looking for an excuse to fall off the exercise wagon, the universe will provide one.  Is this you? Have you relapsed into your old unhealthy habits?  The sad truth is that nearly everyone who started off 2014 with strong fitness goals has by now given up. I sincerely hope that this is […]

Most people say they want to be fit, and yet only a very small percentage actually are fit. Why is this? Because they are doing the WRONG THINGS!  Here are 5 examples to get you started on your fitness journey… #1: DO THIS: Exercise DailyThe truly fit among us choose to hit the gym instead of getting […]

Choose Your Hard

I know why you’ve been reluctant to jump on the fitness bandwagon, and I’m not blaming you for it.  Because fitness is hard.  Want to know just how hard? Here’s a glimpse into the Fit Life:  Fit Life Truth #1: Exercise CountsLace up your shoes and hit the gym instead of getting extra sleep, watching […]

Why you’re not losing weight…

If losing fat were easy then we’d all look like fitness models, right? Unfortunately, the fat loss game is more frustrating than most care to admit. The scale quickly becomes a dreaded enemy—a constant bearer of bad news. If the number on your scale won’t budge then read on for an explanation: Possibility #1: You’re […]

How long it really takes to get results…

I’ve got a good one for you today – this is something I get asked about all the time: How long does it take to get results from your fitness routine? This email will lay it all out for you but I also want you to keep one important thing in mind … PLEASE do […]

The simple 80/20 rule for success

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Have you ever heard of the 80/20 rule? It can apply to just about everything in your life … including your health and fitness. It’s an idea that works for a LOT of people. Not only does it get them out of the “all-or-nothing” mindset with food and health – but it’s also really simple. […]

Why Intensity Matters (If You Wanna Lose Fat)

Have you ever noticed how two people can do the exact same fitness routine for a period of time and one will have breathtaking results while the other looks the same as when they started? Why is that? It’s frustrating when you are the person going through a fitness routine without seeing dramatic results. Might […]