The foundation of any successful weight-loss or fitness plan is consistency. If you’re not consistent with your efforts, it’s difficult to make real changes. And if you’re not seeing changes in yourself, you’ll eventually become unmotivated and uncommitted to a healthy lifestyle. I’ve seen a lot of women lose their momentum at the one place that they spend more time at than their homes: work. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in day-to-day duties and responsibilities. Oftentimes, we let convenience drive our decisions and this is what can derail all of our efforts and tip us towards a slippery slope.Read More
I’ve heard it all during my time in the fitness industry. “Women can’t lift weights” or even “ladies SHOULDN’T lift weights.” And when I finally saw people grow more accepting of ladies who lift, I started to hear things like, “women cannot consume too much protein – it makes them fat!” Rest assured, each of these silly myths have me rolling my eyes! While certain comments and myths have certainly discouraged me in the past, I’m taking this opportunity to bust five common misconceptions made about women and exercise.Read More
WOW, what a crazy and exciting 2018! Over 35,000 of you have decided to followPhyllis and I’m grateful for every one of you!
This past year has been one for the books! Life threw me some unexpected curveballs – debilitating pain, a hip replacement and a wedding to plan – but I never lost sight of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. After years of exercising my mind and my body, I rebounded quickly. To speed up my recovery, I also started using an exciting new product. Keep your eyes peeled – I plan on sharing the details with you very soon! Make sure to check out my social media posts to get a sneak peek.Read More
I know it happened. I remember packing up the cars and leaving the morning after. But the actual event? I think I sleep walked through it! How could this be? An event as grand as this and somehow I feel like I missed it! I had planned other big events like my daughter’s bat mitzvah and my son’s bar mitzvah but nothing could prepare me for a wedding! It seemed no matter how much work my daughter and I did the list just kept growing. Helpful that the two of us are list makers but regular lists were just not enough. Each segment of the wedding had its own list. We decided that a wedding planner was a must!Read More
This time of year is all about parties and having fun and unfortunately, weight gain. But I am going to explain how not to get fat over the holidays. Here are strategies I have used for many years to get through this time of year without going up a size. There’s no reason not to have a great time, but there are a few things to keep in mind that will really help keep your weight in check.Read More
Are you able to set a goal for yourself and stick to it? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. In fact, according to The Washington Post, one-third of Americans say they lack the self-control they need to accomplish their goals. About one-fourth attribute trouble sticking to a diet to a personal character defect such as laziness.” How can you combat these overwhelming statistics? For me, the answer has always been very simple. I’ve found that setting and living by healthy morning and evening routines has made me far more dedicated, energized and driven.
The result? I’m unstoppable!Read More