Success Story: Lisa Hutchinson

How SmartFit Has Transformed Lives Lisa has been attending buddy training sessions with our trainer Lindsey for the last 10 months. She came to us hoping to finally find a program that would help her lose weight and feel healthy. After losing an amazing 54 lbs and an overall total of 42.3 inches, Lisa was kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions for me …

Success Story: Pam Hutt

How SmartFit Has Transformed Lives Pam has been attending sessions with our trainer Lindsey for the last 10 months. She came to us hoping to lose 10lbs and tone up a bit. After losing about 12 lbs and an overall total of 20 inches, Pam was kind enough to take the time to answer a few questions for me about our program and her time with us so far.   …

Success Story: Harrison Gardiner

How SmartFit Has Transformed Lives Harrison has been working with our trainer Erik for the last 4 months. He came to us hoping to lose some weight and gain strength in his shoulders, arms, and chest. After losing 22 lbs and 10 inches off his abdomen, Harrison took the time to answer a few questions for me about our program and his time with us so …

Using the SmartFit Meal Tracking Sheet

The meal tracking sheet is designed to keep you on track each day as you transition into your new healthy lifestyle. The first items to note are the three meals. Contrary to popular advice 5-6 small meals per day is only necessary for elite athletes and competitors, and NOT good advice for a client with general fitness and weight-loss goals. …

Gain back strength & take control!

I’ve met a lot of people struggling with health issues since starting this personal training business. After literally thousands of consultations with prospective clients, I’ve come to understand certain trends of health deterioration and how they come about. Perhaps one of the most devastating changes that people face as they get older is the loss of strength. Strength is something …

Gluca-GONE!

Let me tell you a big secret… To lose fat and lean up, all you have to do is get your body using body fat for energy instead of food. Sounds pretty simple, right? Well it ain’t, because a lot of diet theory over the last 20 years makes it very difficult for your body to tap into body fat …

Success Story: Gen Sangalang

How SmartFit Has Helped Change Lives Gen came to us around 5 months ago looking for help getting back in shape and gaining strength after having her 3rd child. Soon after, she began attending sessions with our trainer Lindsey. After reaching the lowest weight she has ever been at and shedding 4 inches around her waist, Gen was gracious enough to answer a few questions for me about our program …

Success Story: Shannon & Marc

30 Pounds in 2 Months?! Shannon and Marc came to us back in the middle of November looking for help getting fit, losing weight, and feeling healthy. Soon after, they started working with our trainer Erik. I had a chance to chat with Shannon and Marc about a month into their time with us, and found that they have continually …

Everything in moderation…except moderation!

Moderation is the key! Wait a minute…did I just say that? I just finished reading an article on CNBC about the new US dietary guidelines that limit added sugar and remove warnings about cholesterol (egg yolks are back, baby!). In the article they quote a restaurant owner who, after discussing these new guidelines, says that ultimately “moderation is the key.” …

Conquer your cravings for good!

Cravings versus physical hunger This is probably the MOST important thing to understand in order to lose fat effortlessly! So what’s the difference? Well, let’s start with physical hunger. Physical hunger is felt in the stomach after a person goes a period of time without food. Usually 5 hours after a meal. It is a complex signal that is derived …