The real cause of your cravings

Lisa Austin Most Recent, Nutrition Related

How did you sleep last night … have you gotten in any workouts this week … are you focusing on whole foods … and how is your mood? I’m asking because all of that is RELATED.  When just one of those things is out of whack, it can throw everything else out of whack right along with it! A bad night of sleep can throw your hunger hormones out of balance, making you feel hungry …

How to choose the best diet for you

What Makes it THE Best Diet?

Lisa Austin Blogs

There are a few thoughts around what makes a diet great and I want to challenge some people’s way of thinking. “Does your diet truly work if you aren’t able to stay on it?” There are a couple of definitions of DIET 1. the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. “a vegetarian diet” 2. a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for …

Want to Know What’s Scarier than Ghosts & Goblins of Halloween?

Lisa Austin Blogs, Nutrition Related

You know what Halloween means: sugar, sugar, oh, and more sugar!  As early as late summer, stores began displaying festive treats conveniently packaged in small, easy-to-eat portions.  When the holiday finally arrives, we have already been gobbling up candy corn and “fun-sized” candy bars for weeks. I remember a time when I couldn’t wait for all those multi-packs chocolate bars and candies to hit the store shelves. I didn’t have to decide between two different …

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You Can’t Feed Emotional Hunger

Lisa Austin Blogs, Mindset to Body, Nutrition Related

“You can’t feed emotional hunger.” That’s what a client sent to me in a message this past week and although it’s not something new, it finally clicked for her. Do you ever have moments like those? There are things that you have heard over and over again but it just doesn’t mean anything to you until all of a sudden it just clicks and you get it?   As a coach, I must say, those moments …

How to Use Gratitude to Get Fit… Faster!

Lisa Austin Mindset to Body, Most Recent

Did you gain the covid-10? Or is it the covid-15 or -20? Who wants to exercise or eat right when we have all this other stress hanging over our heads, right?  Before the pandemic, I bet you working out and your food choices were pretty darn good, if you say so yourself, but in the last few months, all that has changed. Now, either the gym isn’t open or you don’t feel safe going back. …

Guide: How to Lose Weight for Women Over 40

Lisa Austin Blogs, Mindset to Body, Most Recent

In this How to Lose Weight for Women Over 40 guide, I’m going to teach you ten powerful ways to get motivated to lose weight – especially if you have spent decades fighting the same pesky pounds. And don’t worry if you’re younger than my 47 years, because the strategies work well at all ages. We all want to live our happiest, healthiest life, am I right?  But sometimes life seems to stand in our …

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes Your Kids Will Love

Lisa Austin Blogs, Most Recent, Nutrition Related

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day…and I say it can also be the yummiest! Today’s post is all about simple, deliciously fluffy pancakes. All kids love a bit of something sweet and all parents love a brekkie that’s healthy for their kiddos. Pancakes offer the best of both worlds, plus they’re super easy to whip up when you’re short on time.  Of course, a yummy alternative on really busy mornings …

Your Training Plan for Your Feet

Lisa Austin Exercise and Form, Most Recent

Have you ever thought about the importance of our feet when it comes to how our body functions or lack of function? Our feet, and more specifically, the strength and flexibility we have in our feet, are directly related to how the rest of the body will function. Now that I’ve put the thought in your mind are you asking yourself, are your feet causing your pain? Our feet are our foundation. They are our …

Three Extremely Simple Family-Friendly Weeknight Dinners

Lisa Austin Most Recent, Nutrition Related

Being a parent involves plenty of responsibilities. Making sure your family eats well is one of the most significant.  It can also present some of your greatest daily challenges. If you already have a busy schedule, finding the time to regularly prepare tasty and nutritious meals for your family may not seem easy. That’s understandable. However, it doesn’t have to be the case. First of all, you have other options when you don’t have time …

How to Create Your Perfect Home Gym

Lisa Austin Exercise and Form, Most Recent

Have you thought about what equipment you would need in order to get an effective workout from the comforts of home? Maybe you’ve thought you would have to have space for a workout bench, or maybe one of those universal ensembles that adjust for every exercise under the sun? You don’t need either of those and the equipment I’m going to share with you takes minimal space and with a little imagination, you can get …

Trigger Workouts – YOUR New Buzzword?

Lisa Austin Exercise and Form, Most Recent

Trigger Workouts – YOUR New Buzzword?   Working out is not new and working out a little bit at a time is not new, either, I’ve been telling my clients to do this for years. But, taking the time to purposely workout might be new to a lot of people and it can seem like it’s the most daunting, energy-sucking, painful experience you can imagine right now so breaking things down into bite-size chunks can …

7 Fermented Foods You Can Make at Home

Lisa Austin Blogs, Nutrition Related

In another post, I shared how gut health is important for your overall health and weight loss goals.   Fermenting is one of the oldest ways of preserving food. Below there are 7 fermented foods that aren’t hard to make, and that your gut will thank you for… Check out these 7 fermented foods you can make at home… Sauerkraut – is made from cabbage and salt. When purchasing this in a store look for …