Is Health Coaching the Missing Link?

What an honor to have been asked to write this piece for Athletic Business in conjunction with the American Council on Exercise. Adding a health coach to your fitness professional staff may just be the boost your business needs. Find out why! Is Health Coaching the Missing Link in Your Fitness Business?

Judge Less. Love More.

A long-time friend of mine, Sarah (we’ve known each other for the better part of – what – 30 years – shoot – now I’ve dated us!), posted an article on Facebook that highlighted the damaging impact of pre-judging a situation based on what we see rather than seeking to understand. This article included a […]

A Resource for Fitness Tracker Reviews

Hello, faithful blog followers! I hope you’re enjoying this summer day! I wanted to take a minute to provide you with a resource if you are looking for information on the quality of different fitness trackers. There are a ton of quality as well as questionable fitness products on the market today. And, it gets […]

Facebook Live! Join us.

Hello, loyal readers and friends! Please join my colleague, Bev Hosford, and me on our new Facebook Live show starting Wednesday, July 12th at 11:30 a.m. (MST). We are excited about this endeavor! During the show, we will be discussing various topics related to health and fitness, personal training, professional development and much more. We […]

Personal Training – What I Wish I Knew Then About Pricing Services

As any professional tends to do, I reflect…almost too much…on the past and examine what went well, what didn’t quite work out, and what I learned from said experience. I jokingly tell my students, if I was paid on the number of errors I made, I could retire by age 40.

Top 10 Fun Workouts

Believe it or not, even health and fitness professionals reach plateaus and search for new ideas to infuse the fun back into a workout. This week, I thought I would share some of my favorite fast, fun, and fabulously effective workouts.

Top 10 Tips for Daily Stress Management

Stress is one of the most pervasive afflictions in today’s world. It often begins as a little “thing” and snowballs into a chronic condition – if we don’t find healthy and natural ways to diminish the daily drain. Stress – Stop Feeding the Gremlin A misconception about stress is that it relates to a person’s […]

Top 10 Sneaky Ways to Fit in Fitness During the Day

Days get crazy – even if we start them with the best of intentions and a “plan” to attack the to-do list. Trust me, I get it. I have roughly 10-12 articles due a month for various organizations and sometimes I even need to remind myself to get up every 90 minutes and move. Given […]

Top 10 Simple Nutrition Tips

Nutrition is a complicated topic if we keep the focus on the latest fad, popular trend, or the “in” pop culture-esque piece of advice (whether it’s right or wrong or somewhere in between). Keep it Simple

Need a Minute? Ways to Create Spa Moments at Home

Rest and Relaxation at Home Some days are harder than others, would you agree? All of us balance a million different tasks and responsibilities and we can’t always afford the time or the money to treat ourselves to a relaxing day spa experience. As you all know, I’m an advocate for living a balanced life […]