Year of Push 1.2 What Growth Feels Like

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Ready for 1.2? If you have no idea what this blog is, definitely start with this podcast and then read yesterday's 1.1 post. I didn't set my alarm last night (I usually set it for 4:30a) so I woke up at 5 when the coffee grinder went off. My eyes were a wee bit puffy which is likely from the cup of Halo Top I had last night. I am ...Read More

302: Push or Patience?

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The other day I sent out an email explaining how I have declared 2017 a year of "push" towards my physical goals. In less than 24 hours I received over 700 responses to that email and most of you were inspired to push in your own lives. Many people had questions about patience versus surrender - about how to know if you're copping out and making excuses or if you ...Read More

Year of Push: 1.1 Snow Suit at the Pool

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It's a push year. I've announced to my email list and my podcast listeners that 2017 is a year of "push" towards my physical transformation goals & personal fitness. For any of this to make sense to you, please listen to episode 302 of the Primal Potential podcast. Today is my first day at the new gym. This gym is home of the cream of the crop in terms of ...Read More

Modified Fasting – EB Day 4

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NOTE: Pls remember that these blogs are being posted a couple days behind...they were written, but not published, in real time.  Oh boy. I woke up HUNGRY. That rarely happens. Interestingly, I got my coffee and started working and 30 minutes later, I wasn't hungry anymore. It's such a powerful reminder to NOT immediately react to hunger. Just chill. See what happens if you ride the wave without reacting. I'm ...Read More

Modified Fasting – EB Day 3

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I was tired this AM and didn't really want to get up. I stayed in bed until 5am. I drank several cups of black coffee throughout the morning, I really didn't feel very hungry at all. 11am:  Coffee with a splash of heavy cream. I usually drink my coffee black but during this fast, I decided to give my body a bit of fuel. I'm working out of the house ...Read More

301: Workshop – Eliminating Excuses

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Today we're tackling "the gap" - the space between where you are and where you want to be or between what you intend to do and what you actually do. In that gap are your excuses. This is a bit of a workshop episode on eliminating excuses. Once you do that, you close the gap between your ideal and your reality. It's time to stop accepting and believing your excuses. ...Read More

Modified Fasting – EB Day 2

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Yesterday I shared with you guys that I'm doing a modified "fat fast" this week. You can read about why I'm doing it over on that post. Here's a recap of day 2. It was a tough day because I gave blood. Pro tip: Don't do any kind of fasting when you're scheduled to give blood. Blahhhhhh. Anyways, let's talk about the day. I felt awesome all morning. Remarkably, I ...Read More

Modified Fasting – EB Day 1

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I am in the middle of a modified several day fast. Though these blogs are lagging a couple days behind, I wanted to share with you what I'm doing, why I'm doing it and how it's going. The big goal is this: to give my insulin response a break as much as possible for 5 days. Most of my energy will come from bulletproof coffee for the next 5 days, ...Read More

300: Extended Fasting – Myths & Facts

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Get ready for some serious myth-busting today! Is it true that you should eat every few hours to keep your metabolism from slowing down? If you fast, are you setting yourself up to lose muscle? On today's episode we're tackling those questions and announcing a special Primal Potential & On Air with Ella adventure! We'll be talking about fasting, extended fasting and the health & hormonal response created by extended ...Read More

299: Enjoying Food Without Regret

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Have you ever felt like you either enjoy the full spectrum of food or you're missing out? That it's either one or the other and there's no middle ground? I've been there! But enjoying food without regret is absolutely possible! Today I'm sharing a conversation with one of my clients who is learning to do just that. She comes from an Italian family where food & drink was not just ...Read More


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