Client Success Story: Rachael Gorab

Please meet Rachael Gorab, 27, Ph.D candidate Northeastern University, former rugby player, yoga-inspired, cheese lovin’ dog owner. Rachael and I worked together last fall and she was an AWESOME client, and I absolutely adored her, and loved working with her. She was committed and trusted the process, she was open-minded to new suggestions and just […]

LBC Success Story: Erin Parker

Today I want to share with you a success story from one of our January LBC contestants, Erin Parker. I originally met Erin through a past-LBC’er and a dear friend, Megan Atkinson. Megan and I have known each other for a few years, and so I was super excited that one of her friends would […]

4 Quick Gluten Free Breakfast Ideas

I wonder, why do we seem “ok” with having breakfast for dinner, but not dinner for breakfast? We have no problem having eggs or even pancakes at night, but when it comes to having leftover dinner at breakfast, most people would balk at the idea. Perhaps it’s from years of being told from animated cartoon […]

Full Body Workout: Pilates Strength Fusion

I like to say that my workouts are as mixed as I am ethnically, and in regards to my DNA, I’m quite the mutt: I am born to a Filipino father with descendants from China, and to a caucasian mother who’s lineage originates in Wales, England, Hungary, and Crotia. If I was a dog on Petfinder, […]

Stability Ball Core Workout

Today I have a stability ball core workout I want to share with you that I’ve used with my clients over the last several years.  What I love about this routine is that you can do it at your gym or at home, all you need is a stability ball and a mat.  What I […]

An Unconventional Approach to Sugar Cravings

We often look at food cravings from a very physical standpoint, meaning, if you are craving sugar, then your blood sugar is probably low, or you’re not eating enough carbs, or you’re missing a certain vitamin or mineral.  All valid explanations to why our body craves something sweet. However, as much as our physical body […]

3 Tips To Help You Eat Slower

Last night I was on the phone with a distance coaching client who just finished up the LBC and who decided to continue with Maintenance.  After each Challenge, our participants can continue their progress working on a one on one basis where we fine-tune her program and really dig deep into developing a better appreciation […]

Free Webinar: Top 10 Weight Loss Foods to Get at Trader Joe’s

Heeeeeellooooo there my friend!  One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from clients and friends (and roommates) revolve around what to get at the grocery store and what to eat for healthy snacks.  This is such a big topic that I even blogged about it several times, here, here and here. Since I’m […]

How To Reduce Anxiety, Lose Weight and Feel Better

A few years ago when I was in the midst of a breakup, unemployed and simultaneously questioning my sexuality, I experienced some preeeeeeeeeeety bad anxiety.  I would go to bed worrying about my relationship, my money, my health, my future, my career and I would even worry about the fact that I was worrying.  The […]

Super Simple 4-Day Gluten Free Meal Plan

The other day I had a client from back in the day reach out to me and ask for a meal plan that I gave her like 4 years ago.  I was really flattered that she reached out to me and asked for my help as it has been a long time since I’ve spoken […]