The Truth About Processed Food

What it actually is, which types to avoid, and which ones to include in your diet. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 What do you think of when someone says processed food? Most of us think of chips, cookies, crackers, bars, ice cream, and others. But what is considered a processed food and what isn’t? “According toContinue reading “The Truth About Processed Food”

Rethinking Healthy Food: What foods can help or hinder fat loss?

Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Have you ever decided to start “eating better” to lose weight and then been discouraged when nothing seems to change? Focusing on making food choices that seem “healthy” can result in fat loss, but they don’t always. Why? Food choices for fat loss have more to do with “healthy” versus “unhealthy.”Continue reading “Rethinking Healthy Food: What foods can help or hinder fat loss?”

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Lost Weight

Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Is your weight a struggle for you right now? Have you tried all sorts of things, but nothing seems to stick and actually work long-term? I get it and I’ve been there too. That picture on the left is just over four-years-old. There’s so much that I’ve learned since then. AsContinue reading “10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Lost Weight”

How to Calculate Your Daily Calories

And five alternatives if counting calories isn’t right for you! Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 What do you think of when someone mentions counting calories? For most people, they think of an overly-restrictive diet that includes hours of weighing and measuring every morsel of food, obsessing over each calorie, and certainly not being able to enjoyContinue reading “How to Calculate Your Daily Calories”

How I Lost 50 Pounds

My story of weight-loss and my top two weight-loss tips. Jamie Staley, NASM-CPT, Pn1 Why I Started Have you ever heard the fable of putting a frog in boiling water? It’s incredibly inhumane, but it has a valuable lesson. The boiling frog fable states that if you put a frog into boiling water, it wouldContinue reading “How I Lost 50 Pounds”

Welcome to the Blog!

Hi, I’m Jamie and welcome to my brand new baby blog! If you are reading this, I am going to assume that we know each other in real life or it’s years in the future and I’m a famous blogger. Either way, let me cover some vital facts about myself: I am 30-years-old, married toContinue reading “Welcome to the Blog!”