Weight Loss for Women Over 40 Series | 6 Ways to Lower Your Cortisol Level (or Stress Hormone)

Cortisol is known as our “fight or flight” hormone. It provides quick bursts of energy, improved memory and immunity, increases heart rate, blood pressure and blood sugar.  If you are visibly scared or put in a stressful situation, what’s the first thing you notice about yourself: sweaty palms, increased heart rate, nervous jitters, heavy breathing and […] Read more…

Why Diets Don’t Work

Why Diets Don't Work

Typically, most diets are short term, fad-following and too many times unhealthy ways to lose weight. And what happens “after the diet”? What are you supposed to do then? Unfortunately, the weight usually returns and we feel worse than when we started the diet. Learn why dieting just simply does not work. Stop the love affair, break up with your unhealthy food habits and take control of your life! It’s about your health, not your weight. It’s about your life, not your latest diet plan. Read more…

3 Mistakes That Are Keeping You From Losing Weight

3 mistakes that are keeping you from losing weight

Are you tired of trying to eat right but you’re still not seeing the results you’re looking for? This is a familiar complaint that I hear from many of my weight loss and personal training clients. They claim to “eat pretty good” (which many are by today’s dieting standards) and exercise several times a week. […] Read more…