Body, Mind

Post Concussion Syndrome

Concussions. I instantly relate them to football, headaches, and athletes. I never thought I'd be the one dealing with the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury. For over 8 weeks now, I have been given strict orders (over and over again) to do NOTHING until I feel no more pain. But the pain resides, and… Continue reading Post Concussion Syndrome

Body, Mind

A Relationship with Food

A relationship with food is similar to all other relationships you encounter in daily life, such as with a friend, spouse, or business partner. These take time, preparation, planning, dedication, comittment, care, thought, and more. You have to schedule time and activities to maintain these relationships and to keep them healthy. Your relationship with food should align… Continue reading A Relationship with Food


It’s Not About Winning…But That Doesn’t Hurt

I've officially joined hands with Erik Strouse to change lives, create healthy habits, and help people lose weight over the next 8 weeks. It's the Vida Fitness Weight Loss Challenge, and I'm ready to WIN. But that's not why I'm so excited today... I'm truly passionate about training. The fire inside me is incited when… Continue reading It’s Not About Winning…But That Doesn’t Hurt


Staying Fit During the Holiday Blitz

Tis' the season for skipping workouts, splurging on decadent dishes, and sitting around drinking hot cocoa. Most of the time this means an expanding waist line and a larger number on the scale. All does not need to be lost during the holidays! Plan For Success  The best way to avoid gaining weight in the… Continue reading Staying Fit During the Holiday Blitz


The Game Plan: 2 Simple Steps to Avoid Gaining Weight This Week

It's that time again: time to get bloated, fat, and slow. It's cold out. We want to cancel all our plans, bundle up, watch movies, and nap. Screw work and working out, it's nasty outside. Right? WRONG! You WILL gain weight if you give into this every day. You need to stick to that "bikini… Continue reading The Game Plan: 2 Simple Steps to Avoid Gaining Weight This Week