Rising Food Costs

As I look at my grocery receipt for this week, I cringe seeing it at $150.00, and that is only for 1.5 people! I believe that buying healthy food is less expensive than going out to eat; however, buying organic food costs way more than…

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Eat to Train NOT Train to Eat

Let me start by stating I am NOT a registered dietician; however, I have studied nutrition for many years, including courses taken at University of North Florida. One of the things I have learned is people should eat to train and not train to eat. …

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Kids and Candy

It is that time of year, again, when all the candy hits the shelves at the front of the store. Unfortunately the marketing for that candy gets better and better each year. I remember a time when I thought Starburst were not bad for you…

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No Quick Fix

It is January, the time for resolutions and getting fit…Again! Right now everyone is on the bandwagon to eat healthy and do whatever it takes, at least for a while. I love the focus and determination everyone has in January; however, I wish it lasted…

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Meal Prep

Eating is something we all have to do every single day. Eating serves the purpose of providing nutrients to our body. However, many of us tend to eat as a relief for an emotional issue. We eat when we are happy, we eat when we…

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Alcohol

Alcohol, it’s the favorite drink of many. Try convincing one of its many fans that it’s the wrong choice and you’ll find just how touchy of a subject it is. People love their alcohol! So, I am not here to tell you to stop drinking….

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Triathlon – It Is No Joke!

Sometimes even the best athletes get a little complacent. When your day in and day out routine consists of swimming, biking and running, you can become overconfident and even forget your short term goals. This seems more prevalent when training for a longer distance triathlon….

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Denial

Denial is a crazy thing in life and can be quite powerful. In all my years in the fitness business, I have seen many people in denial and only the lucky few break free and gain the benefit of learning so much about themselves in…

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Consistency

10/1/2014 I have eaten the same breakfast almost every day for the past 7 years and I love it! I am definitely a person who thrives on routine and I have found that being consistent helps me live a healthier life. It takes the guess…

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Update On My Life Without Sugar

8/1/2014 As you may recall, back in March I had a revelation about eating sugar and subsequently gave it up. This was not an intentional or planned detox or diet. It just happened. Now 5 months later, I am updating you on my journey without…

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