Baby Bella’s Burpee

Bella Burpee
  So today when I was setting up my camera to shoot Free-B #5, my youngest daughter Bella had me laughing hysterically when she stood in front of the camera and did a burpee all on her own!!!   It was sooo cute, I just had to share it with all of you.   Who says 19…

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Bokashi 101: B’s Composting & Gardening Journey

Bokashi 101
  If you’ve been following my Facebook page, then you’ll know that I recently shared my excitement when I bought my first Bokashi composting bin.    Yes I know, the simplest things in life make me happy.   Well last Saturday, I started this process and will be sharing my gardening journey with you every step of the…

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Best Way To Motivate Yourself

Motivation
  Just recently I was asked about how I stay motivated.    This person had lost the desire to exercise and let “life” get in the way of her health.    She admitted that the best time in her life was when she ate better, exercised, and saw the positive side of things.  She missed…

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Best New Year’s Tip

Steps
    Lose weight, get in shape, eat healthier…   These are all very common New Year’s resolutions and if this is the year you want to make it happen, then the best tip I can give you is…   Stop thinking “ALL OR NOTHING”.   If you have a bad day or a bad…

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Get Socially Active

kill-two-birds-with-one-stone
  Exercise and socializing are important, but often times it’s easy to get caught up in everyday life and we end up doing neither.   It’s important though that we make time for friends and family.   So instead of the usual “let’s meet up for coffee and sit on our butts for an hour”…

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What To Eat?

What’s for lunch?
  There is a lot of confusion about nutrition and “what to eat”.   The next time you’re in a situation where you don’t know what to believe because of the “he said”, “she said”, “they say” contradictions, go back to basics.   My golden rule is:   “Eat only what the sun touches, what…

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Weight Loss Mistakes

why-youre-not-losing-weight-10-most-common-weight-loss-mistakes
    Do you exercise 5 to 7 days per week, watch your diet, and still can’t lose weight? The most common problems I’ve encountered with clients are too much cardio, not enough rest between workouts and very low calorie diets. For weight loss, perform moderate amounts of aerobic exercise, add more strength training, eat…

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Portion Control

nutrient-timing
  To gauge food portions, I recommend following the ‘3-hour rule’. For instance, if you eat a meal and are hungry an hour later, then what you ate was either refined, high in sugar, or not enough food. In contrast, if you’re too full to eat 4 or 5 hours later, then your previous meal…

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No Time For Exercise?

HIIT
  If you don’t have a lot of time to exercise, I suggest you try the Tabata Protocol. It’s a form of High Intensity Interval Training where one exercise is performed at full intensity for 20 seconds followed by 10 seconds of rest for a total of four minutes. It is very effective for fat…

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Every Little Bit Counts

EveryBitCounts
    With conveniences all around us, exercise is no longer optional. You must make it a priority and get your body moving. If YOU don’t take care of yourself, then who will? Getting fit doesn’t require a gym or a lot of time. Just move more; walk during lunch, climb stairs, or find an…

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