“Vacation Eating??”

I overheard a conversation at the gym the other day; one woman said to another, “I was so bad on vacation; now that I’ve returned, I’m back on my diet again.” What is that? That statement speaks volumes. Just the idea that one feels they need a break from how they eat indicates that how […]

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Wednesday, November 15th

Breakfast: 7am: green powder, soy lecithin & flax meal in water (note to all who are possibly counting calories- this little concoction alone is 100 calories, roughly 30 calories each for the green powder, lecithin and flax meal. Yes, I do count calories and if you are looking to get lean, you do need to […]

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Tuesday the 13th

5:30 am- same breakfast shake as Monday and Friday! 9:00 am- meal between am clients: 4 oz salmon and broccoli w. 1/4 avocado (sound familiar? leftover from last night’s dinner!) and an apple noon- pre-swim (1hour swim) meal- 1/2 nonfat plain goatmilk yogurt, banana, .5 oz walnuts and 2 egg whites 2:30 post-swim/pre- bike (1 […]

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Monday recovery day….

Mondays are usually my off day or recovery day from training- today’s workout included an easy, aerobic run and some core strength training. 5:30am breakfast (same as Friday- I’m usually eating breakfast on the go on weekdays as I drive in to the gym to meet my 6am clients. Because of that, I need something […]

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Mellow Sunday , running & yoga…

Breakfast was quite similar to yesterday as we had another training run and then pm yoga planned. 7:30am green powder w. vitamins, 4 egg whites cooked w. 1 tsp olive oil, sprinkled w. flax and soy lecithin, 1/ banana, 3 oz yam, .5 oz raw walnuts 9:30am 1 1/2 hr trail run; one gel during […]

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“Oh, so you don’t eat any carbs??”

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that response when I explain my diet to friends, clients, whomever! I eat LOADS of carbs, I just don’t eat ‘refined carbs’ (except during training!). My diet has tons of fresh, organic produce (fruits and veg are indeed carbs). I eat leafy green vegetables (black kale, […]

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Saturday’s Foods…

This morning, I included some starch (again, a little goes a long way!) in the form of some yam leftover from last night, because Chris & I had a two hour race-pace training run to do. (Also, although I don’t note this, I’m constantly drinking water throughout the day….) Breakfast, 7:30am Greens powder mixed with […]

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What My Clients Think

After working with many trainers I have learned that half the battle is having a trainer that has the flexibility to meet you when you are available to work out at a location that is convenient to you. With limited time for the work out, it is critical that the trainer is there on time […]

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Nutritional Consultation

“What should I eat?” is probably the most common question my clients ask me when we begin nutritional counseling. With all of the diet books, ‘fat burning pills’, celebrity endorsed supplements and now even surgical weight loss procedures available, how can you know who is giving the best advice and what to believe? There is […]

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