Brandice Lardner , NASM Elite Trainer's Blog
On Jun 27, 2011There is no doubt here in Florida that Summer is upon us! Now that the kids are out of school you are planning your escape... that's right, it's vacation time!!!
One of my favorite ways to take a holiday is on a cruise. No driving, no cleaning, no dishes and no cooking.Is that a woman's paradise...Full Post
On Jun 25, 2011
There are a few foods that I am obsessed with that evoke eye rolls amongst my friends and family and kale tops the list!
But c'mon, what is not to love about Kale?...Full Post
Kale tips the scales with nutrient density with one cup having 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 15% of the daily requirement of
On Jun 15, 2011
The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition published a research study regarding fish oil, cortisol levels and fat loss last year. It is actually a fascinating read so I could not help but want to share the results with you.
In short, the researchers found that subjects who c...Full Post
On Jun 10, 2011Confession time:
I just got home from the gym and to be honest with you, I did not want to work out today. I really like working out first thing in the morning but with clients to see, my workouts are often much later than I would prefer. So today as I was doing my my first few exercises I was...Full Post
On Jun 07, 2011
It is hard to believe that our Book Study has come to an end already! The Beck Diet Solution has been one of the most practical, deep and impactful "diet" books that I have read. I have used it as a reference and as a counseling piece for myself and many of my clients.
I would like to use this...Full Post
On Jun 03, 2011
I can hardly believe this journey has come to a close. I have cherished reading your posts and getting to know you gals better. Here’s to continued growth and friendship!
Today’s lesson piggybacks on Day 41, Make a New To-Do List. Several of you created helpful lists detailing the practices that will...Full Post
On Jun 02, 2011
Many women dream of weighing that what they did when they got married, or even when they graduated College or High School. We all have those dream weights, but is that mistakenly magical number realistic?
Dr. Beck uses the terms “Lowest Achievable” and “Lowest Maintainable” weight. One can be visited while...Full Post
On Jun 01, 2011
That is what it all boils down to: Consistent effort. We are going to have rough days and maybe even a rough week here or there, but your true success is determined by your resilience and your return to what you know you value. I always say, perfection is overrated; it cannot be maintained for any...Full Post
On May 30, 2011
One of the misconceptions about dieting is that once you lose the weight, you go “off” the diet, returning to your old habits. I think we can all agree that that is NOT the case. These changes that are being made in your lives are now lifelong habits and you all have proven that!
What are your secrets...Full Post
On May 27, 2011
Do you have a “When I Lose Weight” List? Are there certain activities that you would like to get involved in but you have put them on hold until you reach your goal weight? Guess what? There is no better time than now to begin pursing these goals.
Set aside at least 10 minutes to answer these steps...Full Post