Life After Five
Diet Food Gravestone

3 Tips to Evaluate The Diet Du Jour

Quick – name as many diet trends/fads/cleanses/lifestyles/whatevers as possible! Here’s what I came up with… Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarianism, Atkins, Dukan Diet, Master Cleanse, Fruitarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free...

Simplify Your Workout

Simplify Your Workout Routine

It seems like everyone has their own version of the perfect workout routine. With so many people striving to lose weight and get in shape, finding what works best for you can be a chore. Some folks may be so worried about doing...

Woman on a run

4 Exercises To Do Anywhere Anytime

We all know that exercise is important but unfortunately we don’t always prioritize it into our daily lives. Of course it is ideal to extra hours in a day to go to run, hit the gym or take classes, but the reality is – resp...


bodytalk

Your Body Is Talking. Are You Listening?

Your body is incredibly smart. Your heart pumps blood without you having to think about it. Your breath flows in and out without you having to control it. Our bodies are an extraordinary system of parts inextricably woven toget...

cloverOnMoney

Being Able to Retire: So Much More Than Just Luck

  The other day a friend asked if saving 18 percent was enough to be saving for retirement. Instead of giving a simple yes or no answer as was expected, I had to answer with a question of my own, “How much do you want to...

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Why Do Women Need Muscles?

Should women really be the “weaker sex”? Do you really need to work your muscles? And what do muscles do for you? The simple answers to these questions are: NO! YES! LOTS! Our bodies, whether we are male or female, ...


oldway-newway

The Truth About Change and Creating Habits – It Takes 66 Days!

There is a common belief that it takes 21 days to form a habit, 21 days for something new to become so much a part of your life that you’re accustomed to it being there. So we think if we can just get through the first th...

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This is Why You’re Stuck

This is a gremlin. You might be wondering what I mean by “gremlin.” When I talk about them most people think of the furry creatures from the 80’s movie. Nope, not those. Gremlins are what I, and many other great coaches/t...

Couples

3 Tips for Every Relationship

These are very exciting times for us!  Loving, committed relationships are no longer just for your average cookie cutter lovebirds.  Look at yourself, look around you – you’ll see men with women, men with men, wom...


fitbit-flex

I hate my Fitbit.

I hate my Fitbit.  Truly.  This tiny activity tracking device is running my life.  And by ruining, I mean making my life more mindful and healthy. Say what? As a fitness professional, it is not too hard to motivate me to exe...