[LIVE EVENT] Answers to your most-asked nutrition questions!

“Should I go gluten-free?”  I get this question a lot from clients.   We are excited to be able to answer this and your other most-asked nutrition questions in a live, free event with FM4L nutritional consultant Tracie Fountain, next Tuesday, September 29 at 7 PM. See below for more info and how to register (for both in-person and online broadcast access). Going gluten-free is certainly popular rig … [Read more...]

Does it really matter?

Many thoughts crossed my mind as I made the painful 4.5 hour drive from Madison to Minneapolis after hearing the news my mom was on life support after suffering a massive brain aneurysm. One of the questions rolling in my head was, does it really matter? My mom was one of the healthiest people I have ever met.  She ate incredibly well, managed stress better then most, maintained a healthy … [Read more...]

Video of the year (must watch)!

I want to thank my client Mary, for sending me this video you are about to watch.  I think it is the most inspirational video I have seen this year. Maybe it is because of her age, or her struggles with depression, acid reflux, panic attacks, and anxiety, or maybe it is because of how she is making a difference in her community. Carve 8 minutes out of your busy life to watch this. At the … [Read more...]

[Recipe] Healthy Energy Protein Snack Balls!

“My joints are sore again Dustin,” one of my newer clients recently told me. I asked her why. “Because I went on a week's vacation and I didn’t bring the Fit Moms Hydrolyzed Collagen with me.” I don’t blame her for not bringing it through TSA security; it is a white powdery substance so maybe it looks very similar to cocaine, not that I really know what cocaine looks like in real life. Today, I … [Read more...]

Sore joints? This is for you… Hydrolyzed Collagen Back in Stock [big sale]

I was in my office in the back of the Transformation Center, when a client came in excited.  She told me she saw my car out front and thought I might be around. “My 76 year old mom LOVES you and can’t stop talking about you!” she exclaimed. I was confused, I had never met her mom from Indiana before, and I can’t say I have had many 76 year olds confessing their love towards me. “Why?” I asked. M … [Read more...]

27 Ways to Get out of a Workout or Nutrition Rut (Plateau)!

The other day I confessed to you that I struggle to stay consistent with my workouts.  I talked about how I create challenges every once in awhile to keep my motivation high.   Based off the feedback I received from all of you, it really seemed to resonate, so today I want to share with you a bunch of ideas I have for challenges that you can set for yourself.  I hope you decide do one of these or m … [Read more...]

How to Eat Cookies for Breakfast, Guilt-Free!! (Recipes Included)

I’ve heard so many stories about moms struggling to get their kids to eat a good, protein-packed breakfast before they go to school that I thought I’d share my secret weapon. Cookies for breakfast. (Recipes below!) Yup, with the right balance of protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates, you won’t have to feel guilty about feeding your kids either of the delicious recipes below, even for breakf … [Read more...]

WARNING: What You Are About To See Is Disturbing, Watch Only If You Are Ready For Change

Every once in awhile a video or article comes out that gives me goosebumps and fires me up to fight the fight of helping families get in better shape. The video you are about to watch has done that more then anything else I have ever seen. We can't wait another day to take action and create change, we deserve better and your kids deserve better. Depending on where you are at in your … [Read more...]

Sage Scented Butternut Squash Soup

Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. Sage Scented Butternut Squash Soup This soup is one of my favorite ways to welcome the fall season. After a nice long summer (now that I’m back in the South and out of Toronto I can actually call summers long), I’m always excited to enter into fall. I love bringing out my cozy sweaters, leather … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Change Your Habits in 24 Days

I have mentioned previously that I have taken time over the past two months to sit down one on one with over 115 people. I listened to their stories and helped them put together a plan that will enable them to reach all of their health and fitness goals for 2015 and beyond. The biggest struggle I hear about from my clients is their inability to make regular exercise and healthy eating a … [Read more...]