Currently Browsing: Reframe Your Diet
May 16, 2013
I did it! I traveled for 2 months straight without getting sick!
A little allergy action (Midwest, you’re killing me!), but beyond that, I’m up to speed and my energy hasn’t faltered that much at all.
In fact, I’m hearing this in every city:
“How do you have so much energy right now?”
…usually in a fascinated, envious tone… like Ursula telling Ariel that she...
May 13, 2013
As we near the end of The Suck It, Temptation! Challenge, I have something to share with you.
I started the challenge because I was eating like crap. I was taking every opportunity that came my way because my mind was in when-am-I-ever-gonna-get-this-chance-again mode.
And I’m pleased to say that I am back down to (pret-ty close to) the size I was when I left just by moderating my opportunities to...
Apr 11, 2013
A quick note: if you tend to obsess over eating or have any kind of eating disorder, skip this post today and I’ll see you next time. :)
I’m not gonna lie: along this tour, it’s been difficult to make healthy choices.
Yes, I’m a trainer. I eat healthy. I know exactly what happens to my blood sugar, energy and body fat content when I eat unhealthy…
But in Vancouver, hot...
Jan 31, 2013
Click here to read We’re Still Here: This Is The Year You Keep Going if you don’t know what 30-day challenge we’re talking about…
You made it!
30 days later and you’re healthier for having stuck to your guns. Sure, it was hard sometimes. It was frustrating and different than anything you’ve done before.
But how are you feeling now? How much more energized, clear-headed...
Nov 19, 2012
You know it’s coming…
That day we have every year in which we gorge ourselves on sugar-bombs, wayyyyy too much alcohol, saturated fat and processed carbohydrates in the name of family…
Well, people, let’s get one thing straight: Thursday is not a magical what-I-put-into-my-body-doesn’t-count day. Your body’s going to process all that crap the same way it...
Oct 18, 2012
“Where’s your food journal?”
If you’re one of my clients, and you’ve ever complained to me about lower-than-expected results, you’ve heard the above phrase.
The food journal is THE most important physical tool for a person trying to adopt healthier eating habits.
It offers so many benefits:
accountability to anyone you show it to (even if it’s just to yourself)
Oct 15, 2012
I am loving the feedback I’m getting from the survey I posted on Thursday!
One thing I heard from many people so far: more nutrition posts!
I hear you loud and clear, guys! Your wish is my command…
This week, I want to talk about little changes you can make in your life right now to get big-time results.
So many people have that “not unhealthy diet.” You know, the one where you...
Oct 11, 2012
My absolute favorite thing about running Strong Inside Out is the correspondence I have with readers.
I get all kinds of amazing, heartfelt, make-me-cry emails from people who have fought through hardships and come out stronger. I get inspired by you all, and the level of strength within every single one of you.
Recently, as you probably know, I ran a little 30-day challenge.
I posted my before and after...
Aug 30, 2012
The week that destroyed your no-time excuses is still going strong!
Today, I’m elated to be teaming up with Vic Magary to bring you a 5-minute workout as well as a super-quick-&-easy, super-healthy chicken stir fry.
You may remember Vic from his awesome guest post, The Black Belt Guide to Mastering Any Skill… or you may know him because he is EVERYWHERE; Vic is the go-to fitness guru for...
Aug 23, 2012
I can’t believe I’m going to do this…
Or rather, I can’t believe I feel good enough to do this!
At the end of this post, I’m going to include a picture of me in a bikini before and three weeks into the 30-Day Challenge.
But first, let’s go over some of the cool things I learned, struggled with, and overcame!
If you’re just aching to see me sans clothing, you have...
Aug 20, 2012
There are sooooooo many opinions out there.
Some people are die-hard about the way they work out because it’s what’s worked for them. I can understand that.
You know what’s funny, though? A lot of people are die-hard about methods that haven’t worked for them, just because they’ve heard so many times that those methods should work.
They place the blame upon themselves: I must...
Aug 6, 2012
Hi boys and girls!
I’m a week and a half in to the 30-Day Challenge and feeling pretty good about my accomplishments thus far.
I’ve gone since Tuesday, July 24th without mindless eating at night! That’s a personal best!
As I battle the emotional cravings at night (which I detail on the Strong Inside Out Facebook page), I’ve realized that I am starting to become more connected to...
Jul 27, 2012
I eat like a trainer.
•I eat veggies at every meal.
•I don’t do grains unless I’m training for something specific (like a race).
•I stick to my 3-4 opportunities per week as deemed by my 90% rule.
•I drink tons of water. The only other drink I’ll typically have is coffee or tea… mostly coffee.
I don’t struggle with my food choices: I really like eating healthy and I...
May 14, 2012
So I’m a personal trainer and am devoted to being healthy yada yada yada…
But I love me some ice cream.
“LOVE” IN BIG, BOLD, CAPITAL LETTERS.
I just got back from a whirlwind trip to New England to visit with my fiancé’s amazing family and was introduced to Lago’s ice cream.
Oh. Emm. Gee.
(I refuse to write the actual letters)
The flavor options alone are enough to set...
Apr 26, 2012
As we prep for the upcoming weekend, I’d like to suggest a lazy-healthy tactic to help you prepare for success next week:
This week, we’re going to get a bit more involved with the recipe (i.e. the video is longer).
I developed today’s video out of the typical “no time to prepare healthy meals” complaint. This is what lazy-healthy’s all about:...