There are many reasons why people reach out to us for help. Sometimes that initial reason doesn’t end up being the true reason for the fitness and nutrition changes. I want to lose weight. I want to be healthier. I want to tone up. I want to eat better. They are vague statements that start … Continue reading A Family Affair
Author: Coach Jen - Nutrition Coaching
Do you over-process things? In what areas of your life? Normally I don’t. I just do what I need to do and move forward. I would rather learn from my actions and experiences than just thinking/talking/wondering about something. But every now and then there will be a situation that causes me to pause and over-process. … Continue reading Are you an over-processor?
Outcomes versus Behaviors As I get ready to run my first half marathon tomorrow I’ve been doing a lot of preparation. I cannot control the outcome, but I can control my behaviors leading up to race time. And that’s what I’ve been doing the last several months. Focusing on the process, not the product. Here … Continue reading Focus on Behaviors
Take a look at the behaviors and outcomes of these two clients. Client A Attends gym once or twice a week with little outside activity Tracks food sporadically, but remembers other food items when reviewing it Doesn’t take the actions set for the plan Eats well for one meal a day Snacks on less than … Continue reading A Tale of Two Clients
This is notice and name in action (I wrote about notice & name the day). All you have to do is observe. After all, that’s what notice and name is…observation. A new term for this is mindfulness, but really it’s good old-fashioned focus. You know – paying attention. Your brain likes shortcuts…finding the most efficient … Continue reading Are you aware of what you’re doing?
As a part of my continuing education, I am going through our online coaching program. I apply the lessons and practice the habits personally, but use that information for coaching all of our clients. We call it nutrition coaching to differentiate it from the gym/fitness side of things, but really it encompasses our entire lifestyle … Continue reading What’s Going On?
Throughout my corporate career I was asked many times about role models. Who would you like to emulate as you develop and grow? I would look for the things in people that I admired and did more of that. At the same time, I looked at the things that were not admirable and stayed away … Continue reading Role Models
I love what I do. I enjoy meeting with clients and helping them figure out next steps and actions to help them move toward the goals they have for themselves.When I am not working with clients, I get to do another favorite activity of mine: learn. I am of the belief that each day we should … Continue reading Simplifying Information
There are a lot of moving parts that need to be in synch for us to be functioning at our best. And when we are...we can do anything we put our minds to. One of the biggest challenges in fitness and nutrition is the idea that there is a quick fix, silver bullet, magic pill, … Continue reading How are things working for you?
What a crazy busy week for me. We welcomed our next group of challenge members and began the preparation for tomorrow when it really begins. Environment ~ Kitchen Makeover One of the most important steps to prep for the challenge is to evaluate your environment. You want to gather as much support as possible to … Continue reading Environment Makeover