Want to eat better? You need to plan your meals!

If you don’t plan to SUCCEED, you plan to FAIL.  Just as with anything else in life- saving for college or retirement, planning a party, etc-  if you don’t plan for things to happen a certain way, how can you expect it to happen at all? Nutrition is no different; if you want to eat well you have to plan to eat well.  Here are my tips to meal planning. 1. Surround yourself with good

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Holiday Fit Challenge Part Deux

Thanksgiving week is here and we have entered a time of the year that most American’s are caught up in the flurry that is the Holiday Season.  During this time of year, the average American gains 10lbs so it’s no wonder that January is such a busy time of year at gyms nationwide! On November 1st, I started a Holiday Fit Challenge to create some momentum going into the Holidays, to prevent excess weight gain,

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The Healthiest Meal of theDay- Why I use and recommend Shakeology

As a fitness professional, I know how important nutrition is.  I am a strong believer in a whole-foods, balanced ‘diet’.  I use the term diet meaning anything you consume in a day NOT Atkins diet, etc.  For the most part, I eat whole foods and prepare my snacks and meals from scratch.  However, we all have days when there is not enough time to properly prepare every meal and snack needed.  That is where Shakeology comes

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