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10 Non-Scale Successes

10 Non-Scale Successes

How to stay motivated when the scale is bringing you down. Ive heard it a lot as a trainer, I hear it even more now with the real ease of 21 Day Fix and 21 Day Fix Extreme. Im eating perfectly, Im exercising, why hasn’t the scale moved. I understand that not seeing the scale go down when you are…

Always Have A Plan

Always Have A Plan

Earlier this week I attended a media dinner at a new restaurant downtown. It was a fun night sampling food and drinks. Dinner was completely out of my control and I was OK with that because I planned ahead and prepared myself for it. I don’t stress about going out to dinner.  I don’t stress about potlucks or parties.  I am…

How To Prepare for a Special Event

How To Prepare for a Special Event

Autumn’s tips on ‘How to Prepare for a Special Event’ Cut out the processed foods. Stick to lean proteins, vegetables, fruits and healthy carbohydrates.  Cut out the alcohol. Not only do the calories add up quick but we don’t make the best food choices after having a cocktail or two. Don’t eat carbohydrates after 4 pm. Carbohydrates take longer for…

After The Competition Ends

After The Competition Ends

Its been just over a week since the Iron Games and oh boy what a week it has been. 12 weeks of prep culminating in one amazing, exhausting, fun, incredibly challenging and incredibly rewarding day. So what now? I’ve had a lot of people ask me “Whats next?” Whens the next show?” “How do you feel and how do you…

Body Built In Your Sleep

Body Built In Your Sleep

It’s no shocker, that I’m a busy woman. I wear a lot of different hats throughout the day, mom, entrepreneur, fitness expert, competitor, housekeeper, taxi driver, cook, daughter, sister, friend….you get the picture. I’m busy. Every one of my jobs requires me to be at my best. If I’m tired or worn out thats just not going to happen. Obviously…

Cheater Cheater

Cheater Cheater

People ask me all the time, Do you have a cheat meal and if so how often? Is it once a month, once a week, twice a week…? Well, I wish that was a simple answer but its not. The answer is, it depends on where I am at with my training and what I am working towards. To understand…

Bringing Fun To Fitness

Bringing Fun To Fitness

So there we were Feb 11th, one week before the official release of 21 Day Fix. The countdown had begun. There was a lot of buzz already around the product and all my team kept telling me was we are cautiously optimistic about it. What does that MEAN??? This was my baby, my blood, my sweat, my tears. For me…