10 Secrets for Weight Loss – Your Good Nutrition Checklist

If you’re on one of my Nutrition Plans, you know that I stress the importance of balance. There are so many fad diets out there that claim magic weight loss powers. I’m sure you’ve heard phrases like, “Eat this superfood to get abs,” “Lose 10 lbs in one-week,” “One exercise to melt away the pounds,” etc. This all sounds way too good to be true, and it is! Adding one or even five foods or exercises to your diet will not shed fat alone. Yes, some extreme diet plans may lead you to lose weight initially, but the food restrictions they require are just not realistic for long-term weight loss. So what does long-term, healthy weight-loss look like? Yes, it does take time, Read More




New Q&A Vlog – Your Fitness & Nutrition Frustrations Solved!

Well, I’m finally home after my two back-to-back trips to Maui with my Dad and Brother and Chicago to watch R in the US Golf Amateur Championship. Both of the trips were so great and very different. Maui was relaxing, filled with lots of workouts, healthy seafood, protein pancakes, and beach time. If you haven’t checked out my Maui vlog, you’ll want to watch it for a glimpse into my booty workout and a recipe for my 150-calorie, low-carb, gluten-free protein pancakes! This past week in Illinois was an extremely busy, exhilarating whirlwind of golf, family, not so healthy food (hello Chicago pizza), and nonexistent workouts (except for the 4-5 miles of walking each day at the gorgeous Olympia Fields Golf Course)! But hey, it Read More




The Basics of Meal Prepping

For most, healthy eating seems daunting. We live very busy lives and from planning out what to eat, to resisting cravings, to taking the time to cook, changing eating habits can become intimidating. I get it! I have rushed mornings, short lunch breaks, desires to eat sweets, and late work nights. I take each Sunday to set myself up for success in these moments. Meal prepping is the key to staying on top of my weekly nutrition. I know what you’re thinking, you don’t have the time, organization, or desire to prep meals! Please only make me say this once, yes you do! It’s about prioritizing, getting into a habit, and planning ahead. And, you don’t have to do this alone. Read More




Why You Need to Train Your Core & 5 of My Favorite Ab Exercises for a Flat, Toned Tummy

Hello long lost followers! Another week has gone by and I have yet to post! I’ve enjoyed good hair days (bad hair days) hikes, healthy meals (and a decadent dinner), friends, and family times! Here’s a couple of pics to make a long story much shorter 🙂 Enjoy my picture book recap! Don’t forget – You can check out all of my daily photo posts on Instagram!       I wanted to talk about a major topic I’ve been covering with my client’s this week – core work! You either love them or hate them – ab exercises that is! When it comes to strengthening your core, a happy medium tends to lack. Either you’re the type of person who dedicates Read More