Guilt-Free Fast Food Eating: How to Eliminate Fat Gain

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The other day, I overheard someone from my gym ask another their trainer if it’s okay for them to eat fast food once in a while while trying to lose weight. The trainer’s response — stay away from all food restaurants because “they make you fat”. I was so close to punching him right in front of his client…. [Continue Reading]

It’s Not the Food

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It’s not the burger. It’s not the chicken wings. It’s not the bacon. It’s not the fries. It’s not the mac and cheese. It’s not the white rice. It’s not the apple. It’s not the bread. It’s not the cookies. It’s not the cake. It’s not the ice cream. It’s not the ranch dressing. It’s… [Continue Reading]

2 Simple Steps To Prepare For An All-Out Feast

The holidays are upon us and if you live in the US, it’s almost time for Turkey Day a.k.a. Thanksgiving. It’s the one day of the year where we gorge on food and consume thousands of calories within a matter of one sitting. As a fitness coach, I could just easily tell you to watch… [Continue Reading]

What Popcorn, Almonds, and Cookies Have In Common

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So what do popcorn, almonds, and cookies have in common? They’re all domino foods. To put it simply, these are finger-foods that are prone to portion abuse. They’re referred to as domino foods because once you start eating them, it’s almost impossible to stop.

Eating Healthy Is Not the Fat Loss Solution

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We’ve always been told that in order to lose weight we have to 1) exercise regularly and 2) start eating healthy. The phrase “eating healthy” generally means the same thing for most of us, but it can be perceived in so many different ways.

8 Reasons Why Your Breakfast Sucks

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They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some people believe in this religiously, some don’t (because the surprising truth is that it actually isn’t the most important meal of the day). Just like we’ve been led to believe that eating 6 meals a day is necessary, we have also been… [Continue Reading]