Your Fitness Goals vs. Your Progress

Like anything in life, your fitness goals take dedication, hard work and resilience. Most people will experience peaks and valleys while on their fitness journey, but most people stick with it for the same reasons: to feel good emotionally, physically and spiritually, while increasing self-confidence in their daily lives. Whether your focus is on eating properly, exercising on a regular basis or working on better self-care, your personal goals can differ from the results that you’re seeing. There are a number of reasons why this occurs. You need to narrow down specific questions to ask yourself to figure out exactly … Continue reading Your Fitness Goals vs. Your Progress

Find PEACE in the Struggle!

Life is a combination of every emotion under the sun. ? We live for the moments of happiness, joy, excitement, and all of the wonderful things that energize us, inspire us, and make us feel complete. But what about the tough stuff? Broken relationships, body disappointment, poor health and disease, financial struggles… I believe that some of the most powerful growth experiences of our lives will always come from our struggles. We won’t necessarily appreciate that struggle in the moment. In fact, we might hate it and wonder why something so awful is happening to us. But there’s a lesson and … Continue reading Find PEACE in the Struggle!

7 Fatal Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Fitness Coach

     Are you thinking about a healthier, fitter lifestyle? Whether you’ve never worked out before, or used to work out and stopped, regular exercise is critical to your health. If you want to create a healthier version of yourself the right way, find a qualified fitness coach. Knowing where to start can be tricky! Everyone seems to be doing something different, you read a book and it tells you to do something else. There is so much information, it’s easy to get confused! There are a lot of imitators out there, so make sure you know what to look for. … Continue reading 7 Fatal Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Fitness Coach

You Can Eat Whatever You Want!

Say WHAT⁉️⁉️ But it’s really true that you can eat what you want and still have the body you desire! Here’s the catch though… You can eat whatever you want BUT NOT whenever you want and however much you want. Yes, we’re talking about the concept of moderation. It’s not exciting or sexy, but it works…far more than any pills and powders you can swallow. I think successful moderation comes down to a few things: ▪️ Limiting your portions – 1-2 slices of pizza is fine. Half the pizza isn’t! ▪️ Making sure it’s worth it – if you’re going to eat … Continue reading You Can Eat Whatever You Want!

How to know if your DIET sucks!

First, let me clarify something. When I say the word “diet” I am simply referring to how you eat, not a specific diet plan. Though there are plenty of diets out there! And they all tend to go through phases – low fat, Adkins, Paleo, and now Keto. While I do not advocate any specific diet, I do advocate eating in a way that is sustainable for you. Ask yourself – can I do what I’m doing right now for the rest of my life? If the answer is no, it’s a bad sign for things ahead. Here are some … Continue reading How to know if your DIET sucks!

How Being STRONG Makes You Better

Remember back in the day when doing just cardio was all the rage? As you may be aware, the strength movement has exploded over the past decade. ?️‍♀️ I always tell my clients that cardio is GREAT for your heart ❤️ but not really for changing your body. Basically, cardio alone will make you a smaller version of the shape you already are. And if changing the shape of your body and shedding fat is something you desire, then weight training is where it’s at! But there are even more incredible benefits to being strong… 1️⃣ It improves your hormonal balance. If you’re struggling with … Continue reading How Being STRONG Makes You Better

What If You Could Have It All?

When you take full ownership of your life, you realize a lot of things. One of those things is that you are 100% in control of yourself, your time, and what’s possible in your life. ✨ Too often we adopt the belief that we “can’t have it all” or that we “must choose.” ⚫️We must choose a successful career or raising a family. ⚫️We must choose between being a dedicated parent and taking care of ourselves. ⚫️We must choose family time or fitness. The truth is that these are all lies. There is no “either/or” when it comes to an overall … Continue reading What If You Could Have It All?

YUM! Chocolate Chia Pudding with Berry Puree

What’s for breakfast? For a sweet tooth fix try this! Chocolate chia pudding with berry puree (perfect breakfast, snack or dessert) Ingredients: 1/2 cup chia seeds 4 cups almond milk (plain) 3- 4 tbsp Cocoa Powder – more if you like! 1 tbsp Maple Syrup* (optional- can use raw honey as well or for low sugar option use vanilla extract) 2-3 cups frozen berries Directions 1. In a bowl mix together Chia seeds and Almond milk and stir with a whisk or fork. Set aside for 10 minutes so it thickens. 2. In a small sauté pan cook frozen berries … Continue reading YUM! Chocolate Chia Pudding with Berry Puree

THE WHOLE PICTURE! – Developing A Mindset for Energy!

In our next episode of The Whole Picture Christine takes us through three key components of maximizing our energy for the things we love! ? WATCH HERE: Ready to get started and take back control of your health? Give us a call!

THE WHOLE PICTURE! – Recovery For Fat Loss

  This week we dive into recovery strategies to support fat loss. Level 4 C.H.E.K Practitioner Carl Weston shares three things you can do to improve your fat loss results. 1. Get a minimum of 7 hours of unbroken sleep 2. Understand how stressed you really are 3. Implement a Post-Workout meal to aide in the recovery process WATCH HERE: Ready to get started and take back control of your health? Book your call now at