Blogs about Wellness Coaching

Sleep (2 of 5)- how much do I really need?

So much for September. Hello Halloween. Although it is a goal of mine to write more often, I only do when I am inspired AND make the time (aka make it a priority). Truth quote: "there are no excuses OR reasons, only priorities." Food for thought: will power doesn't exist and behavior change is accomplished when you believe that your efforts are worth it (aka belief leads to change).  

Superfoods That Will Help with Everything!

So, since I got you attention with that silly title, just want to let you know there are no such things as superfoods. Sorry to upset you about that. There are foods that we know that are good for us though. Veggies anyone? Also, this post is about what the media relays as "research" and then there is research and totality of evidence. So, don't fall for the latest and greatest media article on "superfoods" or this food will cure your weight loss woes. How to help yourself understand nutrtion better? Here are some tips 


We've all seen the advertisements. Workouts focusing on how many calories you "burn" within a given time frame. After all, it's what most of us want to know right? Cause if I burn so many calories, it can justify so many other actions that I take within the day, week, month. How did we get to a point as a society where our views have become so narrow minded, that the calorie "burn" is the only thing that matters?

Get Moving!

So today's workout was not lifting in my gym, or running on the treadmill. Nope, it was simply working on some landscaping and working on some parking for my clients. You see, I have an extra parking spot, but wanted to raise it up so that is was more level.

Why people shop for food like they shop for clothes“

Hope everyone is having a great weekend and I hope you all will enjoy my blog post this week. Today I want to address the major issue that I'm still coming across as a personal trainer and lifestyle coach. It all comes down to food yep, one of the most important element for living a healthy and happy lifestyle and yet people continue to make the same old mistakes every time.

Where Did We Go Wrong? - Part 3

In Part 1 of this series I discussed where we went wrong with carbohydrates and in Part 2 I discussed where we went wrong with proteins.  It only makes sense that Part 3 would consist of fats, but it’s not.Do you have any idea of what it will discuss then?  I could go on and on about where we went wrong, but I’m trying to stay on track with macronutrients. 

Opening at the New, Splendid, larger, Red Rock Views Sedona Location!

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.’ - UnknownI am extremely thrilled to announce my latest accomplishment, from which all of us will surely benefit:

for what it's worth

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Dropping Holiday Weight Gain

Let me gained some weight this holiday season?  If so, then there are some tips you should be aware of before you embark on your journey.  I say journey because it will likely take more time than you will feel motivated.  Typically, we get fired up for about 2-3 weeks and then the mood fades.  Here are some common mistakes people make and how you can avoid them.

The Path of an Optimalist VS the Path of a Perfectionist

Not too long ago, a fellow trainer and coach extraordinaire, Eric Cressey posted about “How Being an Optimist Will Help You in Strength and Conditioning”.  I read the blog post and definitely agreed how Cressey relating strength and conditioning and being an optimalist will create a better overall environment.  A better environment means more results.