HOW TO MEASURE RESULTS

Most people watch the scale to measure weight loss success.  I encourage clients to base their success on health and strength improvements.  Have you reduced medications because you’re healthier?  Have you eliminated your sore back or neck because your posture is better and muscles are stronger? How much more weight can you lift since you…
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SEASONAL CHALLENGES

This is a challenging time of year for many people in our northern region.  The days are getting shorter, it’s usually not quite as sunny and many people work indoors and don’t see much, if any, light of day. The past few weeks, I’ve heard my clients mention not feeling 100% physically, some feeling achy,…
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WHAT CARDIO INTENSITY TO BURN FAT?

If you don’t have any health or physical limitations, the “Talk Test” is the easiest way to figure out the intensity you need to burn fat.  When you’re active, you should be able to hold a conversation.  If you’re slightly struggling to speak, then you are in the fat burning zone.  If you aren’t comfortable…
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HOW PHYSICAL ACTIVITY HELPS YOU LOSE AND KEEP WEIGHT OFF

    Both cardio and resistance training build lean body mass and help reduce fat.  Did you know that you never lose fat cells?  Once those fat cells are full, your body creates more fat cells which are then filled.  So get started decreasing the size of your current fat cells and avoid creating new…
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SO YOU’VE DECIDED TO LOSE SOME WEIGHT!

Good for you!  Get active and get into some healthy lifestyle habits now! WEIGHT LOSS OR LIFESTYLE CHANGE? What’s more important?  Quick weight loss or lifestyle change to lose the weight and maintain it?  The healthiest way is to change your lifestyle.  It’s slow, but it’s sure!  Once you get in that habit, you’re set…
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