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Fitness Roadblocks: How to Break Yours

We have all said these two dirty words before... "I can't". Trainers and health professionals hate them, but that is only because we usually have a way around them for you. Whether it be an exercise modification or an entire diet change, it is very rare for a person not to beat their own odds,

Coffee vs. Tea

“Which is better, coffee or tea?” This is a common question that may not necessarily have a simple, straightforward answer. Before you can decide which one is better for you, you should take a look at some of the pros and cons of each. Coffee (8 oz cup has 85 mg caffeine): Positive: -Contains antioxidants

Fresh Feel Good Green Smoothie

Here is a Fresh Feel Good Green Smoothie recipe that is nutritious and delicious. And it absolutely takes no time to make. This smoothie tastes so good that my two little non-veggie eating boys and super picky veggie eating husband love so much.  Just three basic ingredients blended together.  So simple and so full of

Menopause & Exercise

Happy Monday, blog readers! Hope you’re all doing well on this warm April day! Alright, enough with the chitchat, let’s get down to business. This week I want to talk about menopause.  AHH! Menopause. I know, exciting, right? Well, The Train Station has had a TON of new clients recently who are menopausal and I

Case of the Munchies

It has been one busy month. I don’t know about you, but when things get a bit hectic, I find myself running from one place to the next with little time to plan and prepare meals/snacks. When I’m not running around from location to location, I spend lots of time (too much time!) sitting and

Weight Loss and Your Knees

How many miles do you think you’ll walk in your lifetime? My Google search turned up several sites that said the average moderately active person will walk 115,500 miles in their life. How well do you think your knees will hold up for all that walking? I came across an article involving a study about

Best Granola Ever!

Best Granola Ever! One of our sweeter than sweet clients, Kim Kresenberg, gave us the most delicious, crunchy granola for Christmas and was kind enough to share the recipe too. It was all I could do not to devour it in one sitting, that’s how yummy it was. You can have it for breakfast with

Simple Foods Swaps That Save 100 Calories

Did you know that just cutting 100 calories a day can help you loose 10 pounds a year?  The easiest way to cut your calories down is to swap foods that are “one for one”. Exchange your fatty favorites foods for lower calorie ones. Example: breads for lower calorie ones, chips for lower calorie chips.

Rock and Roll? Rock and Foam Roll !!!

People often ask me what is my favorite piece of exercise equipment.  I have so many that I love but I do have my ultimate favorite.  If I leave town, it comes with me.  I have four different varieties of it, and I use it with all my clients each week.  Ready?  It is my

5 Golden Rules of Eating Clean

You probably know that getting or staying fit is 80 percent diet and 20 percent exercise. When telling my clients this little piece of knowledge, it tends to be a big downer because eating healthy is sometimes the hardest thing to master when trying to maintain or lose weight. Don't lose hope though, it's easier