Does Choosing Salads Lead To Eating More Cookies?

Are your healthy decisions throughout the day, choosing a healthy option at lunch or making time for the gym, actually backfiring and causing you to be more unhealthy? Find out how you can combat the desire to reward yourself with the bad stuff.

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The Definitive Guide To Busting Through Plateaus

Tired of spinning your wheels with no progress to show for your effort? This article covers all the possible reasons why your progress has stopped, and what you can do about it.

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Lose The Booze: The Effects of Alcohol on Weight Loss

How much does alcohol negatively impact your ability to lose weight? The answer might surprise you.

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How The Scale Deceives You (And Other Measures of Success)

How the bathroom scale lies, and other ways to measure progress in your fitness program.

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How To Leverage Food Tracking For Weight Loss

Follow these tips and best practices to maximize your weight loss using food tracking tools.

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The Ultimate Hangover Prevention Plan

Recently I was chatting with a gentleman who works in sales and we got on the topic of entertaining potential clients. It’s pretty common practice to take these prospects out for dinner and drinks, which can sometimes result in a night of heavy drinking for the sales representative. I also learned that each has their…

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What To Do When You’re Eating Healthy, Exercising, and Not Seeing Results

You’re making good food choices, exercising consistently, and still not seeing results. What gives?

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Why Weight Loss Is Harder Than A College Degree

For many people school isn’t particularly fun. Sure, you get to visit with your friends or you might even have a class or two that pique your interest. This is usually outweighed by the required courses for your degree that bore you to death. (Does anyone actually like bio-chem? Or statistics? How about an entire…

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Two(ish) Tips To Overcome The Anxiety of Holiday Weight Gain

Follow these strategies to avoid holiday anxiety and weight gain.

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Observations From An International-Traveling Newbie

Lessons from an international-traveling newbie.

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Live Big and Stay Small: How I Ate Pastries and Gelato Every Day and Didn’t Gain a Single Pound

How can you eat whatever you want and not gain weight? Learn how.

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Recipe: Key Lime Cheesecake

Awhile back one of my clients challenged me to create a healthier, high-protein key lime pie that would allow her to indulge in her cravings for pie without ruining progress toward her fitness goals. While I may have colored outside the lines just a bit by creating a key lime cheesecake, I promise it will deliver…

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Abstaining From Moderation

[Article originally published in Breaking Muscle] Business and self-development coaches will often tell you that the secret to success is to focus on your strengths, while either outsourcing your weaknesses or becoming just good enough at them not to mess everything up. This approach allows you to avoid spinning your wheels doing the tasks you…

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3 Fat-Loss Myths – Debunked

Have you ever tried losing weight, thought you were doing everything correctly, and still didn’t see the progress you wanted? Sure, there are a number of reasons why you weren’t seeing the results, but what if the changes you made to your diet weren’t actually that helpful–or even downright useless? There are numerous myths surrounding…

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