Moderation is Awkward

There it is… that word again: Moderation. You’ve heard it countless times, and for some reason, you still don’t feel very comfortable with it. Whether you’re thinking about your struggles with your diet or your exercise program or your secret knitting hobby,  you have probably been told “everything in moderation!” So what is moderation, really? Moderation (noun): The avoidance of excess …

Who Do You Need to Become?

How many times have you told yourself, “I’m gonna lose 20 pounds and fit into a dress I used to love to wear? or “I’m going to become a gym-a-holic and finally get fit!”?   Many of us have goals for ourselves we’d like to accomplish for our health. Some goals are lofty and life-changing while others might be small. …

The Problem with Physical Therapy

I’ve had this topic in mind for a while now and just now have the opportunity to discuss it. Most of us have been to physical therapy at least once or know or someone that has been through physical therapy. Whether for a shoulder injury, knee issue, hip problem, etc., we’ve all been there. You get hurt, you go to …

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

There are many reasons why you might not be losing weight. Weight loss occurs when we are burning more calories than we consume through a combination of both food intake and exercise. If either of these components is lacking, weight loss can slow down. With so much information out there, it can be hard to determine how many calories you …

Prioritize Strength Training for Your Fat Loss Goals

Over the past several years, I have worked with primarily female clients. Most of the time they come to me after seeing little to no results from their current exercise routine. Their goals typically include getting “toned”, building muscle, or looking better. After inquiring about what they are currently doing, most women will say they are just doing cardio 5x/week …