Recently, I had a lively conversation with a client about emotional triggers. She was referring to the clothes in her closet. We got to talking about the clothes that don’t fit. Consider the small clothes that were impulsively purchased after a restrictive short-term diet. After that diet ended the clothes were a painful reminder of the failure to maintain that unreasonable … Read More
Hack: Do this to keep Motivated in the Gym and Kitchen
For the last few years, many bloggers have written annual posts about their “word” for the new year. Oh, that’s nice, I thought sarcastically while scrolling past the articles. You might think I am jumping on the bandwagon, and you might be right! Initially, I didn’t see the value in a single word as a year-long theme. But then I … Read More
3 Tools you are over loooking that can Change your Physique
Diet and exercise are necessary for physique change, but only if they are used consistently. They fail for many reasons. Very often our thoughts and attitude limit us from being consistent. “My hips are like battleships” “I have batwing arms ” “I can’t go to the beach, because I look like a whale” Have you ever noticed when women are chatting, … Read More
Are you a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?
Many of my clients talk to me as if I’m a priest in a confessional. “Judy, I am so bad, and I just can’t stop being bad” When this first happened over almost decade ago, I was afraid that my client had committed a crime. She explained that she was terribly bad…because she at a cheeseburger. There are other confessions … Read More
What No One Tells You About Eating Well Long Term
In today’s world, with things like hockey practice and homework, families are lucky to eat food prepared in their own kitchen on most nights. I well remember years like that and I had trouble with portion sizes, cravings, and satisfaction. What happens when we shovel our food in, on the run, and dash off to the next commitment? Our brain gets … Read More
Drive to Thrive: Master Fitness & Nutrition…for good!
Have you ever noticed how dogs and children, take action when they want something? Treats. Attention. A walk. Caymus, our younger pup, brought me his leash 3 separate times this morning. He obviously wanted to go for a walk, and he was taking action to get what he wanted. And it hit me, he is an expert at taking action … Read More
5 Ways Women Self Sabotage
In my 20’s my Dad and fiancé were determined to teach my sister and I how to play golf. The guys would take us to a par 3 course weekly, to teach us how to play. I didn’t think it would take much effort to excel, because I was a confident and successful athlete in my youth. Golf was different. … Read More
How Making Fitness Fun Can Improve Your Success
Recently I polled my clients about the biggest roadblocks women face in fit living. We identified some common denominators, that can be powerful roadblocks if we let them. Two biggest issues that surfaced repeatedly were: 1. FOMO ~ A common misconception is that to be fit we have to give up all of our free time and eat boring food out of … Read More