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I’m Just Too Busy Challenge

I’m Just Too Busy Challenge

“I don’t have time to exercise.” “I’m too busy to fit anything else in.” These are the top two reasons we hear at the studio as to why people are unwilling to start looking after their health and wellness. “I’ll start on Monday.” but Monday comes and goes.   So,...

7 Rules for healthy eating

Today I’m coming at you with some practical info that you can implement right away for better health. So, without further ado, here are my 7 rules for healthy eating: 1.    Drink water! Half of your body weight in ounces per day is your absolute minimum! I also...

The Diet Myth That Is Crushing Us

The best analogy I have ever heard about the diet industry is this: You’re getting ready to go on a trip, so you go online to book a flight.  There’s a disclaimer on the bottom that says “95% of our flights crash and do not make it to their destination”.  Do you buy...

Say No to fitness factories

This is going to be a bit of a rant, but hear me out. I’m not naming names here, but one popular approach to fitness that makes me absolutely CRAZY is what I’d refer to as a fitness factory – a gym or studio setting where dozens of people are packed in to one class...

Do You Need A Nutrition Coach?

“I’ve tried every diet out there and nothing works.” “My doctor says I need to lose weight, but I just don’t have the willpower.” “I tried XX diet but eating out with friends or socializing was just impossible.” “I hate feeling like my life is always about food and...

I Turned 40 And My Body Fell Apart

Maybe you’ve heard these words from someone else.  Maybe you’ve said them yourself.  It sometimes feels like we hit a certain age and then everything starts to hurt, or we feel broken. At the studio we hear different versions of this all the time! “I turned 40 and my...

Time isn’t the issue

Here at To the Core Pilates, we’ve most often seen TIME cited as the biggest challenge for people around sticking to a fitness and nutrition program. But you see, time as the obstacle is simply a myth. I get that you are busy. So is the rest of the world. And every...

Don’t practice positive thinking

In his book, Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Eker talks about positive thinking vs. power thinking. Positive thinking is our default when we want to improve an area of our lives. We journal, recite affirmations, and work to build our positive thoughts. What...

Act on promises not feelings

Having been in the fitness industry for over 25 years now, I’ve seen a lot of success stories but I’ve also seen a lot of people fall short of what they’re capable of and give up on themselves. I think this comes down to one key difference around our mindset in the...

What is intuitive eating?

With so many diets making headlines, I wanted to highlight the new anti-diet approach to you called Intuitive Eating. Intuitive eating practices are the result of the absolute exhaustion people feel when they are or have been chronic dieters. Counting calories,...