Posts Tagged ‘eating’

Counting Calories-Bah Humbug!

If you are my client, you know that I cringe when I hear, ” thus and such has sooo many calories!”  Ugh…..stop the worrying over calories, would ya please?  Ok, well sometimes it’s a concern, but really, in my experience,the truth of the matter is that we are not thinking about what we are eating…

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Health Management in your 50s & Beyond……

I do think that it seems like people really don’t look their age anymore….they either look way older or way younger! In the last couple weeks, I’ve had a number of people comment on how young I look! That feels pretty cool to a 58 year old grandmother of two and mother of 6! Have…

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Client Conversation about Holiday Eating

Client: How can I eat healthy during the holidays? Me-Cindy:  Can you be more specific? Client: Thanksgiving and Christmas are an all day affair.  I want to choose healthy and feel good about myself and not feel ‘stuffed’ by the end of the day! Me-Cindy:  What will be at the holiday tables? Client:  Turkey, mashed…

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Fall into a New Eating Lifestyle! Will you join me!

As I was writing today’s date, 9.17.14, I couldn’t help but think, “wait, wasn’t I just pouting that August was almost over!”.  I know we hear it a lot, but it’s true, time flies!  Anyways, it’s just about fall, and an opportune time to think again about your eating lifestyle.  How have you been doing?…

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Talking about Indulgent Thanksgiving Eating

Client: How can I eat healthy for Thanksgiving? Trainer/Nutritionist:  Can you be more specific? Client: Thanksgiving is an all day affair.  I want to choose healthy and feel good about myself and not feel ‘stuffed’ by the end of the day! Trainer/Nutritionist:  What will be at the Thanksgiving table? Client:  Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry…

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Gluten-free Nutrition Planning

Two years ago I got very sick.  I felt like my insides were being poisoned.  My normal active, energetic self was reduced to a skinny, pale, lethargic person.  After several test procedures and a loss of almost 30#, it  was determined that I am gluten intolerant.  I began my journey back to health with attentive…

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Maze of Nutrition

A new version of the living dead. Embalming fluid in our daily bread. The “natural” foods we are consciously fed. Deceptive titles and creative acronyms MSG, GMO, and BHT. Living precariously on deceptive hyphenation. Thankful for the spice aisle conveniently minimalized between the over stocked rows of “convenient for your life” quickly killing you foods.…

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Knowing your nutritional habits…

“Take the time to live a healthy lifestyle!” Your friend with the tight abs advises as you walk away from your lunch date. This comment leaves you feeling like Jürgen Blin in the 1971 battle with the heavy weight champion Muhammad Ali. You cringe thinking about the limited time you have to juggle your family,…

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Acquiring Healthy Nutrition and Exercise Habits.

One of the biggest challenges a trainer has is to help clients create a new habit of exercise and healthy eating.  It’s easy to provide fitness workouts and nutrition encouragement and motivational tips during fitness training sessions.  The real question is, “when clients leave the session, do they continue to habitually exercise and eat nutritionally…

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