‘Fit’ is not just Physical

It is important to do the thing that makes you uneasy. The thing that gives you little rush, a little adrenaline. Doing things that are outside of your comfort zone allows you to grow as a person. It allows you to become stronger physically and more importantly, mentally. As a Fitness trainer, most people think…

Nourishing A Toddler

Feeding a toddler is by far one of the hardest parts of raising them. Each meal time ends in a big mess. Half the food on the floor, Some on their shirts, some on their seat, and maybe a little in there tummy. They like mac n’ cheese, cookies, crackers, and pretty much anything else…

Meal Plan Page #1!

I am sharing the first page of my meal plan with you all! When I have a client who is seeking nutritional help, this is the very first thing they get from me. Following this is their personalized meal plan. Check out the first step in nutrition here! First, Thank you for trusting me with…

Spring Goals, Update, All about where I am at!

So, it has been a long time since I have updated you all on my fitness, goals, or anything else for the matter. I have been writing a lot of advice, family help, an motivating posts lately. I am definitely ok with that since that is much easier for me to do! I can talk…

Re-Motivating

It has been a day or two (or week) since I have posted and to be honest I have been struggling with motivation to write. Or rather topics to write about. I did my ‘healthy’ family series and then kind of got a little lost. It is very easy for me to write about the…

Our food industry sucks 

90% is a big number. So why is our food industry not changing? Why are we still feeding/creating childhood obesity? Why are still battling fatigue and cancer? Diabetes and arthritis?  It amazes me that we are controlled by an industry that is slowly making us sick and no one bats an eye. We are customers…

Spring into Fresh Food

“Real food grows, rots dies. Real food doesn’t need an ingredient label. Real food doesn’t make claims” -Michael Pollan This time of year I am ready for nothing more than swimsuits, garden veggies, and farm stand fruit. WE have had a few very nice ‘teaser’ days here which make the wait for consistent gardening weather…

Steps to Healthy Family #4: Let Grandma Come to Town

This past week, my mom came to visit. We took a trip to Dallas for the American Rodeo and spent the week at our house riding the horses, coloring, playing stickers, and doing anything else our daughter insisted of Grandma. She has Grandma wrapped around her finger. It didn’t take but two minutes of my…

Steps to a Healthier Family #3

This one is simple: Never Give up. There are going to be days when dinner is not a balanced meal, when breakfast is leftover dinner, and when coffee is the only thing getting you through it. Don’t sweat it. I find that I have a few things that always get done (healthy snacks, water bottles,…

5 Thoughts that will keep you healthier

I wrote this post just over a year ago and re-read it this morning. I thought it was a good one to bring back to the top. One of my all time favorite quotes is, “once you learn to control the mind, you can conquer the body” This pertains to every area of my life…

No Bake Cookies (The Healthy way)

“Health is the first form of wealth. Invest in yours by eating whole, real foods” My family may avoid the candy aisle, but our food is never boring! Here is one of our favorites, No bake cookies! (not the best picture) These are refined sugar free, (can be) gluten free, dairy free and absolutely delicious!…

Steps to a Healthier Family #2

Last week we left off with one full week of small changes for you and your family. As the weeks progress, keep those changes going! Here is a small recap: Each day swap one processed food for an unprocessed option. Get in at least one Tabata set each day. Get the entire family outside and…