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Charity Holiday Toy Drive!

Greetings! How would you like to bring a smile to a child in need this holiday season? Well here’s your chance! FFC is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps starting December 1st, and will be collecting toys to be distributed to less fortunate children for Christmas.... read more

Post-Turkey Day Planning & Shopping

 Hey there! We hope you had a GREAT Thanksgiving, enjoying good food, family, friends AND fun!  While the FUN never really has to stop 🙂 , you DO need to get your food back on track if you haven’t already. The best way to make sure you’re back on track is to PLAN.... read more

Last Minute Thanksgiving Survival Tips!

Tomorrow is the big day! Can you believe how quickly Thanksgiving has snuck up on us?! While many of your houses are filling up with guests, you battle through the crazy mobs at the grocery stores, and you hustle to get ahead with “to-do’s” at work, it can be very... read more

DRINK to lose weight!

Ok so maybe it’s not the kind of drink you want to have…BUT, there is one drink that has been scientifically proven to help drop unwanted body fat. WATER! I know I know, you’ve heard it 100 times (or maybe not), but I’m going to tell you this AGAIN… You should be... read more

Guilty of self-sabotage?

I’ve been doing quite a bit of thinking about some of the responses I’ve heard regarding the upcoming weight loss challenge we’re holding, and it’s really brought me back to the critical importance if mindset… While we already have some AWESOME teams signed up,... read more

Stop the Weight Loss Lies!

What’s sad (and extremely frustrating) is that there are SO many programs and products out there today that STILL make bogus promises like this.  It’s truly an insult to the fitness industry AND to you!  They prey on the “American way” of wanting things here and now. ... read more

MOVE better in only 10 MINUTES! (with Videos!)

How do you start your morning?  Press snooze too many times…rush around the house to get ready…jump in the care already stressed before you even start your day? How do you feel sitting at your desk in the morning?  Back aches? Knees sore? Neck tight? Tension headache... read more

I eat brownies too!

It still surprises me sometimes when I’m having a conversation with a client about their food “weakness”, and they say something along the lines of “you just don’t understand”.  Like they think just because I’m a health and fitness coach that I have some kind of super... read more

Nutrition Myths and Secrets Part 2

We ended our last blog on nutrition myths and secrets with cleaning up the quality of your food as the first place to start. In other words, less processed junk and more whole foods. Once you have cleaned up your diet and are eating less junk you can start to get more... read more

Nutrition Myths and Solutions Part 1

Without a doubt nutrition is the subject that I get asked about the most. It also plays the largest role in body composition and health.  Unfortunately, most people struggle here for a variety of reasons.  I am going to cover this in a few blogs over the coming weeks.... read more

Do You Want Fast or Slow Results

There are 2 ways to go about making changes in your health and fitness. There is the slow way and the fast way. The slow way is to implement small changes daily and make sure they stick. There is nothing wrong with this approach, and I have used it quite effectively... read more

5 Things to Stop Doing to Get Lean

You see it everywhere every day, 3 tips to abs, 5 tips to fat loss, etc. People like short tips that they think are the secret to getting them ripped. Most of it’s absolute garbage.  There are no secrets. People hate to hear that, but it’s true. The good news is,... read more

The Fundamentals of Success

One thing I learned a long time ago playing sports my whole life from some of my top coaches was that my success or the team’s success comes down to practicing the fundamentals. I remember thinking yeah that’s great but I just want to shoot the ball in the basket or... read more

Why am I not in shape yet?

I love this. We hear this all the time, I have been working out 3 days a week for a month and I’m still not in shape yet – I’ve only lost 1 pound! Wow an entire month? If I practice something new for an entire month do I expect to a be a pro? No, I... read more

What is Good Nutrition?

What is the right nutrition plan for me? I tried this new nutrition program what do you think? What do you think of paleo? What do you think of vegan? I am vegan what do you do? Without a doubt the #1 question I get is always related to nutrition. It’s ironic because... read more