THE MOVEMENT

If Eating Veggies Isn’t Your Thing

You have been told your entire life that you need to eat more vegetables. That has been the dietary dogma for quite a long time and we have bought in wholeheartedly even though there are still quite a large number of people who are still missing...

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How You Relate to Food is How You Relate to Everything

I was in Austin this weekend at the Paleo f(x) conference to learn all the nuggets of wisdom I possibly could from leading experts in the paleo community.  It was an incredible weekend full of great information and better food (If you are in the Austin area...

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Sitting is Making Your Butt Disappear

Sitting for extended periods of time, day after day, week after week, at work, in the car, on the couch and even in the gym is making your butt shrink. And not in a good way. Next time you are in the gym, take a look...

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Battling Body Image Issues: Part 2

If you missed Part 1, read here to get all caught up. What did it take for me to step up and face my history of eating and body image issues?? Everything changed the day we cut into the cake at our gender reveal party and saw the color...

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3 Major Fat Loss Challenges

Challenge #1: My spouse isn’t quite on board with eating better so I can’t. This one is huge.  Quite often I have a client tell me that their husband/ wife just won’t commit to eating better and that is getting in the way of their progress.  Now,...

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Are you Carrying more than 10lbs?

I was sitting down with a client this morning as a part of our food coaching program when she brought something to my attention that forced me to pause.  Now that’s no small task, getting me to hush up for a minute, so I knew...

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Why I Hate Talking Macronutrients

Bold statement.  I hate macros.  I guess I should clarify, I hate the idolization of macros.  I guess I should also clarify what macros just in case.  So macros, short for macronutrients, are the big boys when it comes to nutrition. Fat, Protein, Carbohydrates.  The nutritional...

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The shame felt in the presence of a unicorn

Let’s say you are the average barnyard animal. A chicken, sheep, pig, donkey. Go ahead and choose. All the animals you could have chosen from have admirable qualities and are unique and fantastic in their own way. Chickens lay eggs, sheep have wool, pigs make bacon,...

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Do nutrition labels have scurvy?

What do you truly get out of reading the nutrition label on a food package? Percentages, grams, serving sizes, and all that other quantitative goodness. You know, the stuff you can enter on your MyFitnessPal. But other than that, what do you personally get? Satisfaction perhaps? A vote of...

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