What's your motivation to lose the extra pounds? Everybody is different and has different reasons. Call it the X-factor if you will, and everyone has an X-factor even though they may not realize it. From going to a class reunion to a medical wake-up call, X-factors are personal and important to each person. For some, it can be as simple as wanting to fit back into their old … [Read more...]
Spring For a New You
Here’s a powerful little trick to use to help you realize your weight loss goal… Start with the end of your program! Yes, that’s right. Most people start a new diet with only the beginning in mind and that is a mistake! Sure, maybe you know what size you want to be or how many pounds you hope to lose but chances are you haven’t thought much further than that. Before your … [Read more...]
10 Time-Saving Tricks to Get Your Workout In
What's the No. 1 excuse for not working out? Lack of time. Sure, we're all busy handling multiple priorities and rushing around from here and there every day. But no matter how busy you are, someone even busier than you are is working out right now. If you look closer, you'll discover that you do have the time to work out—and you deserve to use that time for … [Read more...]
4 Reasons You Should NOT Start a Diet
By Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food #1 Diets Become Moral Dilemmas The moment you announce to the world that you are on a DIET, your brain does a funny thing. It starts judging everything as either 'good' or 'bad.' Counting calories is 'good.' High-fat is 'bad.' It doesn't take long before weighing yourself to track progress is 'next to godliness' and eating … [Read more...]
What You CAN Do When The Scale Won’t Budge
Uh-oh, scale won't budge? Let's get it moving again! First, Tell Us-- What's Your Perfect Number? You know, it's the one on the scale that will make you feel sexier, more confident, and happier. The one you fantasize about when you first start out on your weight loss journey. So what is it for you? 125? 140? 175? Whatever your number is, that's great! You CAN get … [Read more...]
15 Holiday Fixes: How to Survive This Time of Year
Chances are, you'll be tempted to make at least one of these common blunders this holiday season. In fact, you might even be making one right now. Here's what to watch out for... #1 Running on coffee so you can eat at the holiday party later. Coffee is awesome, but chain-drinking it so you can "save calories" for later... ...drops your blood sugars too low, setting … [Read more...]
6 Steps to Supercharge Your Weight Loss & Drop a Pant Size (or two)!
By Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food “In order to lose weight, you must count calories and do more exercise.” Wrong! If you have tried doing this, you know it takes forever just to lose a little weight, and the minute you stop starving or exercising yourself to death, the fat comes back with a vengeance. It isn’t in your head! The advice you were … [Read more...]
7 Ways to Turn Cheating Into Success
Just one bite... …oops, now the bag is empty! How did THAT happen? You have been so good and making great progress up until now. What do you do next? Is it possible to turn your setback into success? Or have you completely ruined your program and doomed yourself to a life of failure? Eating like this is what was once normal for you. It is what put on the fat in the first … [Read more...]
3 Must-Read Tips to Keep You On Track– the Last One is Powerful!
By Erika Smith Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food In these current times, one way to help with stress and anxiety you may be experiencing is to focus any potential negative energy on something positive. With everything going on, it is especially important to spend some time each day focusing on yourself. You cannot pour from an empty cup. Whether you are at your … [Read more...]
Mind Games: the Mental Part of Weight Loss
That little voice in your head sure has a lot to say. But is it helping or hurting your weight loss goals and live your life to the fullest? Find out which mind game from the 9 below might be holding you back. You'll be surprised! To learn how this works, let's get in the heads of six women who were participating in our Altered! Wedding Weight Loss Challenge to lose … [Read more...]
New Year, New You! Resolutions that Work!
It's time for a New Year! Out with the old! In with the new! Let's make that list. Maybe your are the person who likes to take their time to sit down and truly reflect on life with a hand written the list. Or maybe you prefer to make a mental check-off list. Either way, we all want to start the New Year with that clean slate. Making a list can help us to make changes … [Read more...]
Fast Weight Loss: How to Lose More In Just One Week
When it comes to weight loss, most 'experts' say 2 pounds a week is all you should expect. But you're interested in fast weight loss-- something more than a few disappointing pounds at a time, right? Is it even possible? What if we said we've seen people lose 7, 8, 9 pounds ...or more? We understand you might be skeptical. That's why we've included video proof for … [Read more...]
How fast will you lose weight with Personal Trainer Food?
By Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food We told you we were going to share real results from real people doing our Walk the Walk Challenge. We also talked about 5 participants who were determined to see if they could lose 10 to 20 pounds in two weeks. That's pretty fast! Let's talk to these people to find out if they were able to do it. We'll share … [Read more...]
The Truth about Weight Loss, Part 1
Have you seen this commercial? “I lost 10lbs in 3 minutes on the new Ab Professor! You can too!” Professional marketers know how to play on your emotions. They have it down to a science. Ignore their ads, their promises, their dreams of hope. Most are wasting your time and money. America is obese because America is confused. Every day we hear experts and opinions … [Read more...]
Diets are for Quitters!
New Year’s resolutions have come and gone for most. And now with summer right around the corner, we are saying those all-too-familiar phrases we were proclaiming just a couple of months ago....'I am going on a diet and will lose weight!' Well, guess what? Diets are for quitters! That's why Personal Trainer Food is focused on helping you change your habits to set you … [Read more...]
Your Top 5 Spring Diet Essentials
As we start to emerge from our winter sweaters, thoughts of fresh new things start to take root. Now is a great time to celebrate the season and explore some ideas to keep you on track with your weight loss goals. Here are 5 ideas to revamp your fitness routine… #1 Cool New Shoes Who doesn’t love a new pair of shoes? Why not reward yourself for getting your daily walks in … [Read more...]