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6 Tips That Stop Your Mind From Bullying Your Body

April 23rd , 2012 → 8:21 pm @

I’m going to be honest, I had the worst five alarm hormonal fire mind battle today, I heard sirens in the distance. It was a roller coaster of crappy food cravings, no energy or focus to workout, random bouts of tears, and short of breath moments. We women particularly struggle with this mind battle & […]

Category : Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Spiritual Harmony / Women's Health

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Finding Healthful Balance in the Pause

December 27th , 2011 → 10:57 pm @

So I just want to chat openly for a minute about a word that is critically important in achieving true balanced health: perspective. I spent from late 2009 / early 2010 through end of 2011, almost two years, incredibly focused day in, day out on my athletic competitive goals in the sport of figure. The […]

Category : Healthy Lifestyle / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Spiritual Harmony / Women's Health

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Are You Using Food to Fill Your Soul?

September 9th , 2011 → 6:09 pm @

Are You Using Food to Fill Your Soul? Here’s how to conquer this common spiritual life trap we see so many potentially vibrant souls fall into. Seek answers to the emotional/mental/spiritual void that food is physically filling for you.

Category : Family Health / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Natural Health & Healing / Spiritual Harmony / Women's Health

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3 Ways to Step Into Change Now

July 6th , 2011 → 2:01 am @

One of the things that makes us so passionate about the natural bodybuilding lifestyle, and participating as a national competitor in the sport of figure, is the way both celebrate the human bodies ability to evolve in and out of change. In our lifestyle, there is never a day we aren’t living on a made-for-us […]

Category : Healthy Lifestyle / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching

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3 Min Abs? Um, Not Quite…

April 16th , 2011 → 3:56 pm @

Kudos to Pilar Gerasimo of Experience Life Magazine in her recent issue forward calling for industry transparency. There is no such thing as 3 min abs or quick fixes. Results take a bit longer than that, and industry resources making inaccurate claims are truly only perpetuating a failed mindset towards health & body for the […]

Category : Fitness & Energy Balancing / Healthy Lifestyle / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Spiritual Harmony / Women's Health

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10 Ways to Save Yourself BIG Time, Money & Heartache in Health Coaching

February 2nd , 2011 → 6:46 pm @

One of our industry nutrition & fitness expert mentors, Dr. John Berardi, PhD, & Founder Precision Nutrition released his 10 Things Elite Coaches Do list today. It’s a perfect example of what questions you should use when evaluating what coach is most likely going to be able to offer you the best results for your health […]

Category : Common Health & Weight Concerns / Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Natural Health & Healing / Women's Health

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Monday Mindset Tip: Why Seeing & Feeling Change Matters to Stay In the Game

January 24th , 2011 → 12:05 pm @

Category : Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Whole Foods Nutrition

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Walking the path of daily commitment to changing the body

January 12th , 2011 → 3:10 pm @

So 9 mos down on my training program, a 1/2 year or so more to go. And then there will be more work to do after. Entering the new year has made me very reflective on the hard work I completed in 2010 in my competitive goals, as well as my goals to continue to […]

Category : Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching

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A Day in the Life Looks Like…

December 10th , 2010 → 2:17 pm @

Hey friends! Damian & I wanted to share some of the fun, wacky & unique things that go on in our world with you so we’ve posted a new album in the group that we’ll be updating with new ‘moments’ from time to time. It’s a look into the crazy, evolving, intense, fun lifestyle we […]

Category : Family Health / Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Spiritual Harmony / Whole Foods Nutrition

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8 Quick Coaching Tips From a Healthy Business Traveler

October 23rd , 2010 → 12:14 am @

So this week I’m attending a health coach business conference in Tuscon, AZ with other coaching colleagues learning incredible industry content to improve our business. As any small business owner knows that has a national or even local business, it’s critical to get out into your industry and connect with your colleague community on a […]

Category : Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Women's Health

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3 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a SuperHERO for Health & Body Success

July 31st , 2010 → 2:59 pm @

3 Reasons Why Everyone Needs a SuperHERO for Health & Body Success By Heather B. Dube’ – CHHC, AADP, ACSM CWC, NASM CPT, NANP, NPC, BA When I was a little girl I used to play with my sister in my WonderWoman underoos fantasizing that I was super powerful. And I became a competitive athlete […]

Category : Common Health & Weight Concerns / Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Women's Health

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6 Secrets to Salvage Your Body Thru the Endless Summer Celebrations

July 8th , 2010 → 2:53 am @

By Heather B. Dube’ – CHHC, AADP, ACSM CWC, NASM CPT, NANP, NPC, BA So you’ve probably noticed that the endless summer celebrations are not necessarily conducive to taking off the sarong or sun dress & busting out your bikini, with the menus of hot dogs, sausages, hamburgers, chips galore, ice cream, cake, beer, sodas […]

Category : Common Health & Weight Concerns / Family Health / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Whole Foods Nutrition / Women's Health

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Week 6 Check In – My Figure Competition Training

June 14th , 2010 → 12:23 pm @

People fear what they don’t understand, including their own health & bodies – because as it stands today most still don’t understand how their health & body works. ~ Coach Heather So I’ve decided to share the remaining 6 out of 12 weeks with you of my own nutrition & fitness training for my upcoming […]

Category : Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Whole Foods Nutrition / Women's Health

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The Nutrition Coach Asks: Are you Overestimating the Power of Your Workouts?

May 18th , 2010 → 1:49 pm @

Are you underestimating the power of nutrition & overestimating the power of your workouts? As a nutrition coach I find most wrongly perceive their body as stagnant – they believe they can eat whatever they want & as long as they hit the gym, they’re ‘safe’ – the ‘bad food’ just burns off & melts […]

Category : Common Health & Weight Concerns / Fitness & Energy Balancing / Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching / Natural Health & Healing / Whole Foods Nutrition / Women's Health

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Thank you ALL for your support! | U&I Voted #1 Best Sacramento Region Personal Trainers

April 27th , 2009 → 6:08 pm @

Dear friends in health, We’d like to send our personal thanks to all who voted for us in this year’s 2009 KCRA-3 “A-List” contest in the personal trainer category. Today, results were announced….You & Improved Coaching WINS #1 Best Sacramento Region Personal Trainers! We sincerely appreciate your support, as it helps us to further spread […]

Category : Mindset & Lifestyle Coaching