Healthy Habits Derailed on the Weekends

By |2018-10-28T15:49:32-07:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

You know the drill. All week you diligently plan your nutritious dinners, pack your healthy lunches to bring to work and pass on the afternoon cupcakes in the breakroom, but come 5:00 on Friday, all bets are off. Weekends were made for indulgence, right? It’s two and a half days to let loose and reward yourself with all your favorite [...]

9 Tips to Avoid Halloween Temptations

By |2018-10-28T15:39:14-07:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Halloween unofficially marks the beginning of holiday feasting season and in order to keep your waistline in check through all the temptations, we have compiled a list of ways to avoid giving in to all those tasty treat temptations of Halloween. Wait until the last minute to buy candy If it’s not in your house or on your desk at [...]

Why You Should Talk to Yourself As Friend

By |2018-09-26T22:14:14-07:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Think about the last time you looked in the mirror. How did you speak to yourself? Did you tell yourself you look beautiful, radiant and strong? Or were your thoughts a little bit harsher. Would you talk to a friend, colleague or even a stranger the way you talk to yourself? Or better yet, would you allow anyone else to [...]

3 Easy Ways to Boost Your Workout Routine

By |2018-06-25T21:29:31-07:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Ready to rev up your routine and kick your weight loss into high gear? Here are three simple things you can incorporate into your next workout to help you get to the next level. Including weight or resistance training in your routine This one is a biggie. Women tend to avoid using weights when working out because they are worried [...]

Fit and Fabulous at Any Age

By |2018-06-25T21:28:32-07:00July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

The myth that you have to be in your 20’s to have the body you’ve always wanted needs to be dispelled once and for all. You can be fit and fabulous at any age! In fact, having a regular fitness routine leads to all kinds of health benefits including improved sleep, boosted mood, disease prevention and, of course, weight loss! [...]

Why Weight Loss Shouldn’t Be Your Only Exercise Objective

By |2018-05-08T12:50:11-07:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

If you pick up almost any women’s magazine or scroll through most fitness-related social media pages, phrases like “burn belly fat fast,” “get a flat stomach,” and “drop 10 pounds” are everywhere. In fact, popular culture has become so focused on losing weight, dropping a dress size and slimming down for swimsuit season that other motivators for consistent exercise are [...]

How to Stay Motivated on Your Fitness Journey – 4 Tips to Combat Negative Self-Talk

By |2018-04-16T19:18:07-07:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Do you get mad or feel like a failure when you aren’t perfect? Do you find yourself comparing yourself to strangers? Do other people make things look “easy”? One of the features of our modern life is that we are surrounded by images, people, and things all signaling to us the many ways we’re getting it “wrong.” Feeling like you’re [...]

4 Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

By |2018-04-16T19:10:08-07:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Stress is not only a challenge to deal with mentally - it can also cause weight gain. Doctors say that chronic stress equals increased cortisol, which makes it difficult for the body to respond to insulin, which makes it difficult to burn fat. The habit of stress eating is also a very real thing. Fortunately, there are lots of ways [...]

Secrets for Becoming a Morning Workout Warrior

By |2018-02-02T09:44:23-07:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

If you don’t consider yourself to be a “morning person,” the thought of lifting your head from the pillow before the sun rises over San Diego is already unfathomable. The thought of coaxing your body into performing any kind of morning exercise, then, is even more unimaginable. So how do those bright-eyed, break-of-dawn joggers, bikers and gym-going women do it? [...]