49 Ways for You to Fall Asleep and Sleep Deeper!

A client asked me for help, so I reached out to my Facebook community to find out what helps them fall asleep and sleep deeper.  Here's the great information I got back. Here is my client's original email...I have to say, I get so frustrated when people tell me to get enough sleep (duh is right!) because I know how important it is, but I can't seem to accomplish it. I am a very poor sleeper … [Read more...]

Try this one trick to lose weight and keep it off!

I recently shared with you a story of a couple whose weight loss journey with K2 literally saved their marriage.   Click here if you missed it. Today on my blog, I am sharing a sneaky little thing you can do to motivate yourself to lose weight and to never find that lost weight again! Try This One Trick To Lose Weight (you probably haven’t tried this). This trick is used in t … [Read more...]

4 Part Formula to Success

My friend Pat Rigsby sent me an awesome message the other day based off the formula Walt Disney (the man) used to create the incredible success of his business. I want to share this with you in hopes that it becomes a simple formula you can use for any area in your life you are looking to improve. Dream – Believe – Dare – Do Dream – getting clear about what success looks like. Knowing what … [Read more...]

Part 2: Doers VS Sayers – How My Life Has Changed Since My Mom’s Death

The other day I shared with you the sense of urgency I have been feeling since my mom passed away and my 25 year old brother had a stroke.  I am by no means perfect and still struggle with procrastination but I have been able to make some progress. If you feel stuck, I want you to look at those areas in your life and ask yourself the tough questions: are you a doer or a … [Read more...]

This is a Big Reason Why You Aren’t Losing Much Weight, Have Cravings and Lack Energy (not talked about a lot)

I will occasionally have a client that I am working with who is making the right nutritional changes and exercising, but is always tired, irritable and not losing weight like she should be. But she is under an incredible amount of stress.  It might be a job she hates, a bad relationship, caring for ailing parents or anything else that has caused high levels of chronic stress in her life. Not … [Read more...]

The differences between the DOERS VS SAYERS. Which one are you?

It has been just over 3 months since my mom unexpectedly passed away from a brain aneurysm and 3 months since my 25-year-old brother suffered a stroke. I still get asked quite often "how am I doing?" I don’t have anything to compare it to but I think I am doing quite well given the challenges my family has recently gone through. For those wondering, Eric, my brother, has now made a 1 … [Read more...]

This is How You Should Eat to Lose Weight and Have More Energy!

Recently, our naturopathic nutritionist, Tracie Fountain, came to the Transformation Center and shared, to a packed crowd of well over 100 of our clients, how you should eat to reduce joint pain, improve body fat loss, and have more energy. This information isn’t general knowledge and isn’t what is being talked about in the media or in most doctor’s offices yet. We recorded this event for you … [Read more...]

Jillian Michaels Just Kicked My Butt in Chicago… Then I Disagreed with Her!

This weekend, 7 trainers from the Transformation Center went to MidwestMania, a large fitness conference in Chicago, designed to help us become better trainers and coaches. (A huge thank to our trainers, Ashton, Joe & Ryan, that stayed behind and kept our classes going!) (From left, back row: Monique, Dustin, Liz, Michelle, Erin; front row: Shelley, Tessa) This was the 4th  year I … [Read more...]

Lessons learned from having my engine blow up on the interstate

This past weekend, I had planned on going home to see my family.  My sister was flying in from Colorado and it was going to be the first time we were all together since my mom's unexpected death. On my drive from Madison to Minnesota, my car started to act up and it got bad.  I pulled over and my car was smoking and it wouldn’t start.  I got a tow into Tomah and got the news my engine blew up and I … [Read more...]

My Mom’s Fitness Scholarship Now Available… Apply Now!

Wow, it has been two months to the day that my mom went to Heaven after suffering a massive brain aneurysm with no warning signs.  She was the healthiest 66 year old I knew which made the loss more painful and shocking.   Here is a picture I will cherish forever, this was taken a couple hours before we took her off life support.  I got to hold my only niece, who for the past 4 months, hadn’t let … [Read more...]