All posts tagged: Team Strong Girls

Dieting can be a lonely road but don’t ever give up!

One of my clients asked me a question the other day. She has been doing such a wonderful job staying on plan but struggles around the food choices from her husband and 3 children. For the record, her progress is nothing short of extraordinary and I can’t wait to share her pictures but I wanted to share my reply to her: “While it’s no doubt the dieting process can be exponentially easier with our spouses joining in on all the fun, unfortunately, we’re usually travelling this road alone when it comes to home life and we can’t expect our family to embark on the same path or follow the same rules because everyone’s goals are different. Even though it may seem like you’re standing alone at home, the best thing we can do is set an example of better health. Nothing convinces people more than seeing a complete change, not only physically, but psychologically and emotionally. We can’t convince others to change their lifestyle or the food choices that they make and it certainly feel …

Are you Exercising or Training?

I receive many client inquiries from individuals desperate for change in their body. The surprising thing is most of these individuals workout very hard but are frustrated due to the lack of results especially for the amount of time theydedicate to their fitness activities. If there’s one thing I can pinpoint with these particular clients is there never really is concrete plan in place or a program to follow. When I put together a program it is for the sole purpose of training for a particular goal. In contrast, almost all active individuals that spin their wheels making no progress simply go into the gym and randomly exercise. On that note, there is a key difference between exercising and actually training for something. When I set up a training program for a new client, it’s almost, always automatic when they ask me after the first or second check-in, “am I getting a new training program?”. For the purpose of changing a person’s physique, a great plan is one that isn’t updated regularly but rather followed …