Author Archives: Nathalia Melo

Why negative self talk can sabotage your fitness journey

“My body is disgusting!” “My butt looks gross,” “I look like a whale”, “I can’t lose weight!” All this negative Nancy self talk I hear, especially from mothers, has to stop. I have been a trainer for about 10 years, and now am a mother myself, and I still can’t wrap my head around why […]

What is yo-yo dieting, and are you guilty of it?


How many times have you or a friend signed up for some crazy diet (cabbage soup diet anyone?) and lost all the weight in the first few weeks, only to eventually reach a plateau? You’re stuck having lost  those 10 lbs and nothing more. Then, you got tired of being hungry all.the.time. and went back […]