Anne Marie is an ACE-certified Personal Trainer, Integrative Nutritional Wellness Coach, and a freelance writer. She's also a mom to two rambunctious boys and lives in Northern Westchester. Her philosophy on life is simple: you get out what you put in. Fuel yourself with healthy foods, healthy thoughts, and plenty of exercise and you can live a pretty fantastic life!
working out

Stop The Cycle of Starting and Stopping When It Comes To Working Out

Life flows when you’re in the working out zone. It flows so well and so easily in fact that you may sometimes stop to think what all the fuss was about. And you never...
pool snacks

Poolside Snacks For Kids That You’ll Feel Good About

This is hands down the best time of year to be a food lover. It’s summertime, and that means we’ve got a lot of healthy options at our fingertips. We’ve also got quite a...
what if

How To Use “What If” Questions to Your Advantage

Typically when we begin a sentence with “what if,” it’s signaling something we fear. It can be big and scary as in “What if this lump is cancerous!” to the mundane, “What if I’m late picking...
losing weight

Two Hard Truths When It Comes to Losing Weight

You can turn the tide. Equipping yourself with the right tools is 95% of getting the job done right. When you have the right tools at your disposal, it limits room for error and allows...
fitness tips

Beginner’s Guide to Fitness: 21 Tips to Get You Started

Getting started with a new fitness program can be riddled with invisible land mines. It’s not as cut and dry as it may seem to the novice, but you don’t realize that when starting....
on-the-go snacks

Healthy On-the-Go Snack Tips for Busy Moms

I remember when I was a new mom, I was pureeing every veggie and fruit I could shove into my little magic bullet blender for meals and snacks.  I also remember that same blended cup...
three minute challenge

How Three Minutes Can Change Your World!

“Imagination is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” — Albert Einstein Lately, I’ve been focusing on the power of visualization and intention setting, and now it seems like words, phrases, and articles on the subject are popping...
get fit

3 Simple Strategies to Get Fit Before the New Year

Be a rebel and work on yourself before the bell tolls.  A lot of us wait until the midnight bell tolls when everything looks bright, shiny, and new to begin the task of completely flipping our...
weight loss

How I Got Back Into Shape After Having Babies

Pop quiz: On a scale of 1–10, how easy is it to talk yourself out of a workout? We’ll say 1 is impossible — you’re sticking with it, and there is nothing that can...
weight loss

Put the S’mores Down, It’s Time to Stop Eating Like Our Kids

It’s time to stop eating like our kids, and here’s why. A friend of mine lost 30 pounds over the last six months. Yes, pandemic, and all! The nerve. So basically, while we were all...