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The Importance of Drinking Water
D4G-Fit’s Guide to Sleep and Stress Management
Dealing with Grief, Emotional Eating, and Weight Gain
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The Importance of Drinking Water

Water is the main component of the human body. In fact, our bodies are composed of approximately 60% water on average. Water helps keep the body well hydrated, which is essential because almost every cell in the body needs water to function properly. There are many benefits to drinking water, therefore at least 2L with a goal of 1/2 your body weight in ounces daily. 

The Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Water
  • Relieves Fatigue
  • Improves Mood
  • Treats Headaches and Migraines
  • Helps in Digestion and Constipation

D4G-Fit’s Guide to Sleep and Stress Management

Alarming Facts:
A large percentage of chronic conditions such as insomnia are related to stress.
Lack of sleep has been linked to being overweight/obese and several health problems.

What causes stress?
Causes of stress may include the work environment, loss due to death, divorce, financial obligations, time commitments, traffic, spiritual and emotional, home environment, change, exercise, medical conditions, emotional conditions (anxiety, depression, grief) medicines, unhealthy diet, and fear of uncertainty.

Dealing with Grief, Emotional Eating, and Weight Gain

   After my son, Bryce, passed from Leukemia, I gained 100+ pounds from grief. I became paralyzed with intense emotions and overwhelmed with guilt, because I could not save him. The loss of control was the most painful. My life as I knew it changed forever, and the very thought of living without him made me want to give up. 

    But, giving up was not a luxury I could take. I couldn't give up, because I had 2 five year old babies counting on me to be strong, so I sought help from my primary care physician.

Get Permanent Results with Lifestyle and Fitness Coaching

Many people have asked me the difference between a Fitness Trainer and a Coach and because I am both, I will compare the roles based on my personal perspective. Although there are many similarities and the desired outcome for the client may be the same, the approach is far different.  Personal trainers especially those working in a corporate gym environment may have limited interaction with clients.  Thus, a majority of the time is spent working out and dialogue may be limited to the operations of the machine and biomechanics of movement (proper form).
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