You won’t believe what Liz accomplished… PLUS a free workout video!

Today I want to share with you the story of Liz—an amazing woman who joined my Fit Moms class years ago and is now one of my trainers and an incredible inspiration to all who know her. When Liz first came to my class, she was very overweight, but she made the commitment to herself to keep showing up. Once she started moving, she got stronger and started to feel better, which kept her coming … [Read more...]

Embarrassing Admission

I"m surprised how often I get comments from people that suggest because I'm a trainer and health advocate I don't struggle to eat healthy and exercise consistently. Sometimes I think people believe the thought of junk food just makes me gag and that the nutrition fairy just drops broccoli down my mouth. I have to admit something to you... My name is Dustin Maher, and I am a finisher. At … [Read more...]

5 simple tips to curb emotional eating TODAY

Do you find yourself with the munchies when you are tired? Turning to sweets or snacks when you are stressed? Eating mindlessly in front of the TV? Our emotions can make us crave certain foods. It’s not mental weakness—it is a physical response to the flood of hormones in our body from stress, exhaustion, etc. It can also be a habit from years of turning to food for comfort or … [Read more...]

You probably haven’t heard this before…


Did you know that what you eat is responsible for roughly 80 percent of how you look and how you feel? You could exercise every day and, if you are eating a very unhealthy diet, you may still gain weight, have low energy, and perhaps even health problems such as diabetes. Eating healthy food is my second pillar of success and you won’t succeed in the long run without it. Click here for my … [Read more...]

Cranberry & Herb Sweet Potato Muffins

Rosemary and Sage Cranberry Muffins copy

Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I love a good muffin, but sometimes good grain free recipes are hard to find. This one came about on a fluke from playing around in the kitchen. Gluten free baking can be really tough, but I’m proud of these muffins. They go great with Creamy Cauliflower Soup or they can be enjoyed solo. They’re … [Read more...]

Your eyes will not be dry after watching this


Today, I want to introduce you to Mary—a woman who has been a deep inspiration for me. Check out the video below to hear her tell her story in her own words. By deciding to put herself first, and deciding that she was worth the effort, Mary was able to transform her entire life. Years later, she has maintained her progress and is a new person—she is trying new things that were once out … [Read more...]

I am sorry.


This weekend I took 7 of my trainers with me to Chicago for a fitness conference. It was an educational 3 days for personal trainers and group fitness instructors. We learned a lot of hands on skills, along with the latest in exercise science, research, and trends. For me, one big take away from the event was the revelation and understanding that our industry's focus on exercise is flawed and is … [Read more...]

Your Free Fat-Burning Recipes and Meal Plan!


I hope you enjoyed the crazy-effective but surprising way to help flatten your abs, which you can do any time, any place! If you missed the video, click here to watch it now! Also, click here to download your free copy of our fat-burning menu and recipes. This simple menu is gluten-free and offers dairy-free options. It is based on nutritious, whole foods and does not require you to starve … [Read more...]

Why Friends Sabotage Your Success and What To Do About It


Does it ever feel like every time you gain momentum and start to make progress in a program, some of your friends and family start to sabotage your efforts? You are not alone and this is one of the huge reasons why it can be tough to stick with a program. Here’s how it usually goes. You are doing great. You are in the right mindset now—you believe that change is possible and that you are worth … [Read more...]

Quick Rant About Cleanses


I posted this on my Facebook profile and it got a huge response. Are we friends yet? Sure hope so! If not, ->-> Click here to request a friendship <-< Is it just me, or are others also tired of all the "cleanses" companies out there are trying to sell? I get it, these "cleanses" sell well and give people hope. How about this for a cleanse... Stop eating crap! don't eat … [Read more...]