All this time I've been giving fitness and nutrition advice I've tried to write to everyone and be cognizant of so many different schedules and seasons of life. I've wanted to give value to you whether you are a young mom with those children all over the place, one who works a full time or part … Read more about I’m Just Like You . . . so let’s make a plan
This is it folks! The countdown to register for the Fall Round of Better & Beyond is ON! If you aren't sure what I'm talking about just click on Better & Beyond to get ALL the info. In the program you are going to learn how to control the carbs you eat between high days and low days and … Read more about The Countdown is ON!
Sundays are my favorite days of the week. I love a good Sunday morning of church and a little less busyness to the day. Sundays are typically also Active Recovery Days for me and typically for those participating in Better & Beyond. I think this is a crucial day to improve our health, fitness … Read more about Take Your Rest Day to Be Your Best
If you asked me what the best diet out there is I would say a Non-diet. I would say that there is no best diet out there and no perfect plan made up by someone else that would best work with and for your body. Knowing how many diet books and programs are currently available and that the diet … Read more about Why I Encourage a N0-DIET Lifestyle
I live by the mantra of a balanced healthy lifestyle. I live it myself and want it for everyone I come into contact with. I do not believe in perfection. I do not believe we can be all or nothing of one thing at all times. I do believe you can exercise and workout, have your cake, enjoy it, and … Read more about Why Balance Can Be a Big Fat Lie
You hear the word balance in most areas of life these days. Some say it is an overused tag used for work, career, home, parenting, health, diet, exercise, and just about anything. I am just as guilty of falling on the word balance as the next person. My tag line is "Empowering You to Live a … Read more about What Does Balance Really Mean?
The main goal in my business is to encourage clients to have a healthy balanced lifestyle. That really doesn't sound too difficult. However, somehow we all make it so much harder than it has to be! Our health is more than exercising every day and changing bad eating habits. To have that whole … Read more about Three Ways to Make Yourself a Priority
My boys have always scoffed at Valentine's Day, calling it a "made up" holiday or a Hallmark made day. Such cynical boys I have! Maybe this is the way you feel. Or maybe you are the world's biggest romantic and love all the hearts, chocolate and flowers typical of the day of love. I'm not here … Read more about Be Your Best Valentine
This past week I was asked to be a guest lecturer at Georgia State University to a group of senior Exercise Science majors. Since this isn't something I do every day - or ever - I was a little nervous. I envisioned a classroom of early morning zombies, bored twenty-somethings, and faces buried in … Read more about The Diet Dilemma
The other night at the dinner table I asked my family if they had thought of their goals for the New Year. I asked if they had thought of any resolutions, changes, intentions for 2018. I did not think it was an unreasonable question. I was faced with four blank stares. I only have … Read more about 2018 Bucket List Goals
Sometimes my passion for healthy living and healthy eating totally collides with my second passion . . . all things Southern. I just can't help it. Growing up there was always this cake that was like manna from Heaven. It was this glorious, decadent thing that only came out at family reunions or … Read more about 16 Layer Chocolate Cake . . . only from below the Gnat Line!