Do This One Thing and Life Will Get Better

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What is one thing you can start doing that will have a profound impact on your life? Asking for help. Our society tells us that asking for help is a sign of weakness. A sign that we aren't capable of doing it on our own. A sign of failure. I look at it as the opposite. It is a sign of vulnerability and gives someone else the opportunity to be a blessing. I recently shared a powerful story of … [Read more...]

Let Me Be Vulnerable and Share With You A Secret…

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Being a fitness professional is hard... It is hard to live up to the standards and "perfect" lifestyle that our clients believe we have. Believe it or not, most fitness professionals struggle with body image, weight maintenance, motivation, etc., just like you. I really struggled with this earlier on in my career. I would make sure none of my clients were around at the grocery store if I bought … [Read more...]

Was The Biggest Loser Winner TOO Thin?

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Unless you tune out all media, it was hard to escape the buzz over this week's BL winner. Rachel, 5'5, went from 260 lbs to 105 lbs in the course of the 8 months. Was The Biggest Loser winner too thin? I am not here to judge if what she did was unhealthy or not. I have read reports that she ate 1,600 calories a day and worked out up to four times each day, but who knows... I wasn't with her 24/7 s … [Read more...]

$100 Off Best Selling Home Nutrition Course

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As her youngest child was turning 16 years old, Anita Peters was tired, confused about what to eat and 100 pounds overweight. Each of her three pregnancies had left her with extra weight and she was worried she would never be able to lose it. She tried every diet she could find from Weight Watchers to Atkins to Medifast; nothing worked. In fact going from diet to diet began a vicious cycle of … [Read more...]

Inspiring Story of Young Mom… Join Today

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In late 2013, I was able to meet and get to know one of the most inspirational moms I have come across the past year. Her name is Dani and she joined our Fit Moms For Life 6 Week Challenge with her mom at the Transformation Center in Madison. The program consists of home DVD workouts, recipes and menu plans, weekly reflection in our journal, small group accountability and then large group … [Read more...]

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Kids

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As a mom you will do anything for your kids. You will stay up all night when they have a fever, you will take off work to get them to a doctor's appointment, and you will sacrifice your personal money and time so that they have everything they need and want. I just saw a study that said pregnant moms are 96% more likely to eat healthy. This is awesome since the newer research coming out shows … [Read more...]

What is The Shortest Amount of Time Possible To Get Results

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What do you think is people's #1 reason why they don't exercise enough? According to national surveys along with my own survey, TIME was the #1 excuse. Yes, I call it an excuse even though some in my survey tried to convince me otherwise. We all have the same 24 hours in a day. Sure there are some whose circumstances make it easier then others, but it is still a choice at the end of the d … [Read more...]

You’re Worth The Time, Effort, and Dedication!

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The stories that pour in about how the Fit Moms For Life home workout DVDs, eating plans, and support humble me daily. Jane is another incredible woman who has fought past demons of self-image, eating disorders, and self-infliction to come out the other side an even more amazing version of herself. I am especially proud and excited that Jane has started the next part of her journey which is … [Read more...]

Are You Getting The Fuel Your Body Needs?

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As a trainer, the #1 most asked question I get is "what should I eat?" This question makes sense because there are SO many different diets out there that promise rapid results. The truth is that many of them are successful for a short amount of time, but extremely unsuccessful in the long run because they can't be sustained. 97% of people who go on a diet and lose weight gain it back and sometimes … [Read more...]

I Answer Your Questions…

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I get asked almost daily to get interviewed for various magazines, blogs, newspapers, and podcasts. Most of the time I never mention them, but I wanted to give access to a podcast I recently did that I thought was exceptionally good. Not because I did anything great, but the dad who interviewed me was an incredible interviewer. I love to learn through listening. I try to listen to a … [Read more...]