Fit & Fabulous: A Nutrition and Weightloss Blog for Women

Simple Steps to Rebuild your Health & Fitness Routine

Let’s get real, for most of us the pandemic had a huge impact on our health and fitness routines.

Over the past year, I’ve talked to dozens of women who keep telling me that prior to the pandemic they ate healthy, worked out regularly and took care of themselves daily.

Once the pandemic hit however … all that went out the window.

And while staying consistent with our healthy...

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The #1 Reason Women Can't Lose Weight

Despite all the diet gurus out there telling women that weight loss is about a calorie deficit and exercise, it's just not that simple. I've talked about why diets don't work before but I think it's important to delve into more detail on why women struggle so hard - despite doing all the 'right' things - and just can't seem to lose their weight. 

The first thing to realize is that despite...

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The Four Pillars of Sustainable Weightloss

What is Sustainable Weight Loss?

Sustainable weight loss is the ability to lose weight and maintain that weight loss long term. For many women, this is a goal they chase by going on an endless roller coaster of diets. While this approach does result in helping people lose weight in the short term, it isn't effective in helping them develop the long term strategies and overall lifestyle needed...

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Simple Steps to Boost your Metabolism

What is your Metabolism?

It's interesting. The word "metabolism" is thrown around a lot these days in the weight loss world. For women especially, we stress over our metabolism. When the scale doesn't move, we naturally start to blame our metabolism. So what is our metabolism exactly? How does it work?

Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical...

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Five Strategies to Breakthrough Weightloss Plateaus

weight loss Jun 05, 2020

When it comes to weightloss, one of the most prevelant questions I hear most often is all about plateaus. Plateaus can challenge even the most dedicated woman and cause a cascade of emotions (and reactions) when we aren't seeing the results we want on the scale.

For most of us, the response to a plateau is to panic. We automatically assume we are doing something wrong so we get hyper critical...

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Why Women should Eat Carbs for Optimal Health

nutrition weight loss May 08, 2020

One if the biggest misconceptions women have about weight loss is that they need to cut carbs from their diet. They believe that carbs are bad for them, that carbs make them fat.  Just another reason not to trust the food we eat and opt for a crazy fad diet. Stop. The. Madness.

As a nutrition coach I advocate that my clients definitely eat carbs. As a mom and a woman who lives a...

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The Reason why Fad Diets Don't Work

My diet starts Monday.

Sound familiar? Well it was my mantra for many years as I yo-yo’d through a ton of fad diets. I swapped meals for shakes, I counted points, I obsessed over calories, I measured, I ate meals that left me hungry & unsatisfied and I hated every minute. I started and re-started, always looking for that ‘perfect’ diet and always hopeful that someday I...

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The Real Reasons Why you Can't Lose Weight

weight loss Jan 10, 2020

As we make the shift into the new year, the diet industry is out in full force. Everywhere you look, there are ads and videos on how to lose weight quickly or on some 'magic' pill or plan that is going to make all the difference for you.

I'm just going to call all that hype what it is: bullshit.

That doesn't stop many of us from wanting to believe the hype. Of hoping that THIS TIME it will be...

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