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It’s Monday morning and my alarm goes off.  Todays one of those brutally cold fall mornings in Boston and the last thing I want to do is get out of bed.  Unwillingly though, I do.  My morning routine is usually the same; roll out of bed, trip over the dog, stumble to the kitchen, and rip a shot.

…rip a shot?

Even though its a Monday I always have a shot glass handy to start a healthy and productive day.  But, before you get too excited let me explain.   (more…)

5 Pillars of Health

September 1, 2016

What exactly does it mean to be ‘healthy’?  Answers for this question can range based upon who you’re talking to, where in the world you are, and what someone values.  But, the main proponent to this question is always based upon your lifestyle.  In today’s world life keeps us so busy that something as simple as eating an apple mid day can constitute “healthy”.  Overcommitting, under sleeping, and living at an unsustainable pace are all everyday norms pushed by society thus putting the healthy aspects of life aside.

Health is simple.  You don’t need 6 pack abs.  You don’t need to be a vegetarian.  You don’t even need to prepare meals 3 days in advance or workout for 2 hours a day. All you need to do is abide by these 5 health pillars.  (more…)

It never seems to fail.

One of the best parts of my job is sitting down and going over nutrition with each and every client.  This brings a uniqueness that’s hard to find in your everyday jobs. From the different types of food allergies, intolerances, and just plain disgust or love for certain foods everyone is EXTREMELY different.  By not believing in meal plans I often get apprehension from clients which leads to something I hear over and over and over:

“WELL, WHAT DID YOU  EAT TODAY!?”

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So many of us are quick to come up with excuses when it comes to making changes.  We’ll wait for the perfect time and all aspects of life to be in place before committing to ourselves. Waiting for perfect conditions so you can be “all in” usually results in “all out” or to be blunt, “nothing.” (more…)