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“Calories in and calories out”, do that and you’ll lose weight “they” say

Sure, if you’re young or a man that might work. But women let me be the first to say this just isn’t the case for many of us. Our bodies are beautifully designed to hormonally change as we age. This really is a good thing but it can be frustrating when you want to drop that 10-15 pounds. In my practice I see restrictive eating, skipping meals all in hopes of losing a few pounds. Read more…

How to HACK your sleep…

Get more sleep and fix your cortisol.. let’s learn. If you can get even 30 to 60 minutes more sleep every night, you will recover better, manage blood sugar better, lose fat and gain muscle more easily, and make smarter decisions. Shoot for at least 7 — and preferably 8 or even 9 — hours of sleep every night. Consistently. Now of course, “get more sleep” is an outcome. We can’t control outcomes. We can Read more…

How we can deal better with stress..

We have been talking a lot about stress and cortisol. How to manage it, how to lower it and what foods can support it. If you missed that blog post you can check that out here: Last Blog Post I am seeing a trend right now where people are succumbing to stress related health issues created from the pandemic. Of course the number one issue is the state of our mental health. Let’s dive into Read more…

You’re stressed, and I can help

Here are some tips to help with that stressed feeling: It has been almost a year since the pandemic and the stress is not letting up. Family members taking ill, kids are over anxious and you are feeling the effects of what this level of stress is doing to your body. Maybe you’ve noticed your waistline increasing despite your efforts to workout and eat whole foods consistently. Well let me tell you you are not Read more…

Changing your mindset and getting out of your own way

Ok we’ve talked about how if you are tipping close to or are into burnout things that may be affected are digestion and sleep and definitely hormones. We have set you up with some actionable steps by way of food to help support your body so that you begin the healing process within.   However I can see someone sitting there saying to the screen, “Cheryl I know I should exercise, I know I should Read more…

Lets talk about burn out

Let’s look at what burnout is. Burn out is a dysfunction in communication between the hypothalamus, the pituitary and adrenal glands. These all play the most important role in keeping your body in a homeostasis state and help with your body’s response to stress. Things that happen in the environment around us or our internal environment all have to go through a process which our body has to handle. When we have continued stress environmentally Read more…

Saying YES to ME

Meet FOPO. He is a penguin I first met about 3 months ago durning COVID. He is a wise penguin who has taught so much in these last few weeks. He believes we need to Forget Other Peoples Opinions and have more self love and compassion. FOPO teaches you a mindset and attitude that puts you in control of your thoughts and actions. He’s a pretty amazing dude, as you can see.   This week Read more…

embrace the suck

Change is hard

In December 2019 I sold my home and my gym location within a matter of weeks apart from each other. The move was emotional.  It was right before Christmas and we were leaving a place that held 10 years of memories in its walls. A lot of firsts were in that home. We decided to put our house up for sale to finally create our forever home for the future.  I knew moving into what Read more…