Why fast weight loss is harmful (and what to do instead)

Today is the last day of January, and maybe you’re feeling a little frustrated because you haven’t lost as much weight as you wanted when you set your goals for the new year. First…BREATHE! It’s ok. In fact, in this week’s video (below) I’ll show you why losing weight fast isn’t the best thing for your body. We’ve all seen shows like The Biggest Loser, where people lose incredible amounts of weight in short periods of time, right? Heck, I even remember when I was in my 20s it felt like I could lose 5 pounds just by doing a few pushups and calling it a day. The fact is that rapid weight loss is NOT the best path to health. In fact, as I share in the video, it’s actually pretty stressful on your body to take those extreme measures that you might see on TV. A lot of those people end up gaining the weight back pretty quickly. I explain why this is the case, and give you a few things you can do right now that will set you up for long term health success in the video. Watch it here and find out how to feel good NOW,
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Ice Cream! How to Choose HealthiER kinds!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Guess what? It’s totally OK to enjoy some ice cream every once in awhile. There, I said it. 😉 In fact, I shot today’s Tuesday Tip right in the grocery store so I could show you in real time how to pick the right kind of ice cream that’s easier on your belly. I want to help you to enjoy this wonderful treat without feeling as icky afterwards. Watch the video below and check out the ice cream brands I recommend, plus learn how to read the labels to know what’s better and what to skip. Now, let me be clear, ice cream is meant to be a TREAT, not a STAPLE in your diet. I want you to enjoy your life, and enjoy the food you eat, but it’s important for me to remind us all that even the most natural of ice creams still has a lot of calories and tons of fat. Eat it sparingly, and when you do have it, follow the advice in this video. I created this tip so that you would know what to look for on the label so your body doesn’t
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The right way to lose weight Permanently

Every New Year, losing weight is one of the most popular “resolutions.” The gyms know this, and so do the companies who sell weight loss programs or pills, which is why you see so many commercials, Facebook ads, and flyers about weight loss and fitness in January. Here’s the truth… Most New Year’s resolutions to lose weight never stick, because far too many people only focus on short term fixes like drastically cutting calories, joining a diet program that isn’t right for their body, or starting a workout plan that’s completely unsustainable. These things may give you some short term benefit, but how many times have you tried something like this, only to gain the weight back, or end up giving up a few weeks or months into the program? In this week’s Tuesday Tip Video taken from one of my recent speaking engagements, I tell you exactly why those drastic, short term solutions don’t work, and what to do INSTEAD. Watch the video below, but let me give you a few teasers on how to lose that excess weight permanently: You must learn to respect your body You must train your body to trust you so it stops holding onto
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How Fitness Supports Your Business and Career Goals

Happy New Year! I’m so excited for 2017! How about you? One of my favorite activities at the start of the year is to visualize what kind of year I want to create in my business. I reflect on the kinds of people I want to serve, the kinds of programs I want to offer, and of course how much money I want to make. Here’s the really cool part though… My fitness goals play HUGE part in the success of my business for the year. The better we feel, the more sales we make. The healthier we are, the more productive we stay. The more rested and balanced we are, the better we can serve our clients and grow our businesses. In this first Tuesday Tip of the new year, I thought you’d enjoy hearing an interview I did with my good friend and business colleague, Kerry Ann Rockquemore.  Her commitment to fitness and self care has helped her grow her business over 30% and she’s expecting to hit 5 million dollars in revenue this year! (Inspiring right?!?!) Catch the interview and tips here <<< Learn from a brilliant businesswoman for FREE Kerry Ann’s Company serves over 90,000 professors at nearly
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Feeling Bummed about your Body? This will help!

This time of year one of the most common things I hear about is how frustrated people are with their bodies and they way they look and feel. In fact, the most common “New Year’s Resolutions” such as losing weight and getting in shape are born from feeling completely fed up or frustrated with our bodies. That certainly can be a great motivator for change. But… Here’s the thing, Kristen, I totally get that you might be feeling bummed out about your body right now, but these well intentioned resolutions often don’t work. The reason they don’t work is usually because we aren’t clear on WHY we are feeling frustrated with our body, and WHY we want to lose that 20,30 or 50 pounds. Watch this week’s Tuesday Tip (holiday edition), where I share some powerful yet simple actions you can take right now to not only feel better about your body, but also get you super motivated to hit those healthy goals you set for 2017. Rather than beat yourself up and get all upset about your body right now, I invite you to watch this video, and ditch that negative vibe so you can enjoy the holidays AND
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