How One Woman Lost Over 100 lbs (Case Study)

I had a fun weekend celebrating my (late) birthday with many clients at a local area pool and finished the night up with fireworks. Great times! I'd like to share with you an incredible transformation story. Jennifer came to my program with the desire to lose at least 100 lbs before she had kids. Over the course of 18 months she did just that through the support of our programs. Click here … [Read more...]

5 Secrets to Help You Lose 50 Pounds or more (or those last 10 pounds!)

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I'm super excited because one of my favorite programs that we offer at the TC, Killer Kurves, is now taking applications for our next 12-week session which starts July 7th! This is the best, most comprehensive program we’ve ever created for helping clients lose significant amounts of weight (50 lbs or more). Right now this program is only being offered locally in Madison, but we have a similar … [Read more...]

I never really struggled with my weight, I just ignored it…for 20 years.

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Today I want to share with you a story of a woman named Jeanne. She was your typical middle aged woman - overweight, sedentary, hated exercise and she was losing a part of her past self. She began her journey of transformation with just one decision. Here is Jeanne's story… “I never really struggled with my weight; I just ignored it . . . for 20 years. I thought of myself as a healthy … [Read more...]

This humbled me…

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I was recently in Colorado for five days climbing 14,000 plus foot mountains. In fact I did six of them in just over 24 hours! I will share with you a powerful insight I had... Like I mentioned earlier, I have been doing quite a bit of hiking the past few days, and am pretty proud of how fit I feel and what I have been able to accomplish. I have come a long way in just a few years in my fitness … [Read more...]

This Made Me Cry…

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This past Monday at 1 AM my brother’s wife’s water broke and I headed back for a day trip to MN to meet this new member of my family! I am a proud uncle of a beautiful niece! I am especially excited for my mom who has waited for 65 years, (at times impatiently), for her first grand baby. This new addition to our family added to an already amazing weekend! This past weekend made my top three list … [Read more...]

Fed Up!

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I hope you've had a great week and are enjoying the start of June! You may have heard of the documentary that recently played in theaters called Fed Up. In the past few weeks, 50 clients of my clients have gone to see this film. This was the best documentary I have ever seen on the obesity epidemic. Yes, even better then Food Inc. The main focus of the movie is the fact that sugar and processed … [Read more...]

How To Gain Fat Loss Independence (14 things to stop doing and 20 things to start doing)

I want to talk to you about “independence” from a health perspective. My dream for you is that you no longer need to obsess about what foods to eat, count calories, worry about where your food comes from, what type of exercise burns the most calories, how many calories did that workout just burn, where to get coffee or alcohol, what the number on the scale reads, and so on. How do we get … [Read more...]

5 Exercises You Can Do To Burn Fat This Summer

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Finding fun and new exercises that will burn fat can be challenging. I want to take the guess work out of that for you by sharing a video that I filmed awhile back on CBS with Mary, one of my clients. Pay attention especially to the first exercise, I think it will make you laugh. These exercises can be done indoors or outside, so you can get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. Since this … [Read more...]

The #1 Rule For A Healthy Family

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I recently took a trip to Toronto, and as the flight attendant went through the safety talk, it reminded me of maybe the single most important thing that you can do to ensure your long term success in reaching your goals—whether that is losing weight, feeling better, or setting a good example for your kids. She said “Put on your oxygen mask before helping others…” To me, that means that if you … [Read more...]

A Special Message To My Mom and Moms Around the World

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I have given a lot of thought on what to write to you on this special day. I really believe you should be celebrated 365 days a year, but I’m taking advantage of Mother’s Day to send a special message. For my mom: Besides giving me life a little over 30 years ago, Mom, you gave up your peaceful sleep for constant feedings, diaper changes, and constant projectile vomiting (so you have told … [Read more...]