Need a nap? 5 signs you’re eating wrong

Feeling that mid-day yawn coming on? If you work in an office, take a look around after before and after 12:00 PM.  You’ll notice many yawns, watery eyes,  and the coffee pot working overtime.  If you’re at home during the day, take a note about how you feel around noon.  Are you feeling sluggish, tired,…

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Yoga

Yoga: Up Dog I have always been bendy. When I was 8 years old I was the little baffoon in the Nutcracker in SLC UT (Ballet West production) who did the 5 back handsprings across the stage.  Flips, tricks, rolls, you name it, I loved it!  After cheerleading, drill team and a childhood full of music,…

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3 Ways to Cope With an Addict

She walked in.  Her hair was in disheveled disarray and she amazingly had on appropriate gym clothing and shoes, rather than the inappropriate spaghetti straps and see through tanks that had taken over her body the past few years.  Her 7 day drinking binge was about to come to stop one way or another.  As…

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Why do you need a detox?

Why do you need a detox? You don’t. Or I should say you shouldn’t.  I talk to many people who are overweight yet say, “Andrea I believe I can lose weight just by eating better”.   The problem with this approach is nothing. Can a person simply eat “better” and lose weight? Absolutely, hands down, yes!…

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Think You Are Ready to Get In Shape? Take the Test

Fed up of being fat? Hit your limit? Many of us are ready to DO something about it but feel frustrated in how to move forward. No doubt we understand why it is a big deal to not just look good but get rid of fat. The CDC stats tell us that “more than one-third…

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1 Serious Reason You Won’t Ever Lose Weight

And the reason has nothing to do with exercise or food… Actually, quite the opposite.  OK, stop right now.  Let’s do a quick test.  When you think about how you look, and where you want to be (physically), and how you are going to get there, what comes to your mind? Does it have something to do…

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3.1 Reasons to Change Your Tune

3.1 Reasons to Change Your Tune Imagine a brick wall; now imagine you are hitting your head against it over and over. Fun right?  As a personal trainer and life transformation coach I know all too well how so many of us do this “figuratively” on a daily basis! Literally! How many times in life…

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Fitness Professional in the Making

The day I knew my fitness career needed a make-over was actually not a day, but an entire 1.5 years.  Like thousands of others in America and internationally I got into the Fitness Profession through becoming a Zumba instructor. Now, many of the “oldies” in the fitness world will turn their nose up at this…

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The Change – Don’t expect to see a change, if you don’t make one.

The Change – Don’t expect to see a change, if you don’t make one. Change. It is so daunting and so exciting all at the same time. Why do we as human beings cringe at the word change?  Is it because we like to be comfortable? Is it because we crave familiarity and security? Or…

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Skinny Fat No More – How to Overcome Your Skinny Fat Body

Transform your skinny fat body into a slim, lean and fit physique in 90 days by reversing these major factors everybody does. January is just around the corner, and you may be looking at your body going “wow, what happened?”.  I’ve encountered so many clients that have the same complaint – a skinny fat body.  Some…

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