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...]

Do this 1 thing if you want to keep losing weight!

Do your clothes and the scale seem to be on a perpetual yo-yo?  Consistency exercising and eating healthy is tough. For the month of July, I am committing to sharing a 1-2 minute video with you.  It might be an observation I made that day or a conversation I had, but each will end with a short question. Today, I am focusing on how we can stay consistent with our workouts. Since about 95% of m … [Read more...]

How to reduce/eliminate joint pain and grow strong hair and nails!

I have received a few emails asking about how I learned about Hydrolyzed Collagen in the first place and what is the quality of the Fit Moms Hydrolyzed Collagen, specifically. Six years ago, when Tracie Fountain, our incredible nutritional counselor, mentioned “hydrolyzed gelatin (or collagen) I said, “SAY WHAT?” I had never heard of it before, let alone know what it actually did. But Tracie is one … [Read more...]

I am humbled…

I am humbled and honored by the response to our new live coaching program that leads people through our 6 Week Challenge. I’ve had so many emails telling me how excited you are about this program—how you’ve been waiting for just this kind of support and accountability. →Click here to learn more and reserve your spot← Here’s what some of you have had to say about this video series and our 6 Week Cha … [Read more...]

Your questions answered…

I’m still blown away by your great questions, comments, etc. I thought I’d take a minute to answer some of the most common questions I’ve been getting. When will the live coaching calls start? The live coaching group will meet on Tuesdays, starting on May 19.  Emily will reach out to participants to set a time for the calls that works for the greatest number of people. What will the coaching be lik … [Read more...]

What motivates you? (special offer inside)

Dustin, I have lost the motivation. I don’t have the drive I used to have. I feel so tired and worn out all the time. I want to be a healthier example for my kids. I don’t want to die early like my parents. I want to have a body that can keep up with me for an active retirement. I want to be able to really play with my grandkids. I don’t recognize myself in the mirror anymo … [Read more...]

Sautéed Kale Leaves + Balsamic Vinegar

Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. One of my favorite side dishes is garlic collard greens with bacon and vinegar. It’s a play on the collard greens that my grandmother makes and I tried a similar strategy with this kale recipe. And it turned out to be absolutely delicious. It’s such a savory, rich flavor that pairs well with near … [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 ana … [Read more...]

Best Shape of Her Life at 61? See how she did it

Have you ever met someone for the first time and you instantly felt more energetic and positive by being around that person? That is what happened to me recently as I met an awesome woman named Mary. Mary works for a billion dollar organic food company that I am working with to help their wellness program get even better than it is already. She had been doing my program for the past 5 years and … [Read more...]

Why ALL Diet and Exercise Programs Fail and How To Fix It

If you are anything like most of us, you’ve had trouble staying motivated when trying to get healthy and lose weight. Perhaps you’ve spent money on other programs in the past, had some success and stayed motivated for awhile, but you find that you always slide back. I’ve got news for you—this is NOT your fault! It’s NOT because you can’t stick with it, or don’t have any willpower, or will never … [Read more...]