the blog

welcome to


recent episodes

8 Mistakes that will sabotage your weight loss journey

Managing personal finances to prioritize investing in your health with Karen Vergara

Kim Kardashian's Met Gala diet and why you shouldn't try it

recent episodes

listen on

latest posts

latest posts

Episode 154: The benefits of microgreens for health and how you can grown your own with Natalie Paterson

I sat down with Natalie Paterson, cofounder and CEO of ingarden, to talk about microgreens and their amazing health benefits.

Episode 153: How to dress with confidence at any stage of your weight loss journey with personal stylist Nicole Russo

Nicole Russo, a personal stylist in New York City, to discuss how to shop and dress in a way that looks and feels great throughout your weight loss journey

Episode 152: Should you try the OPTAVIA diet?

In this episode, we dove into the topic of OPTAVIA, a diet program based around a multi-level marketing business model.

Episode 151: So you gave up on your New Year's resolutions. Now what?

If the motivation you had going into 2022 has faded, tune in to this episode to get back on track! Now that it’s February, this is the time of year when many people start to give up on the resolutions they made going into the New Year.

Episode 150: Should you consider weight loss surgery?

In today’s episode, we interviewed Planos team member and former client Vanessa on her experience with gastric bypass surgery.

How to stop stress eating

In this episode, we explained why stress eating and emotional eating happen and how to stop falling into these patterns.

Episode 148: How to plan a week of healthy meals

In today’s episode, we walked through the three steps to optimizing your nutrition for the week through meal planning: Plan, Purchase, and Prep.

Episode 147: Losing 100 lbs and overcoming adversity with Angela Clough

In this emotionally charged and inspiring episode, my long time client and coach Angela shared her story on not only how she lost 100 lbs but also how she made an incredible fitness comeback after spine surgery even when she was told she would never lift a weight in her life.

Episode 146: 5 Lifestyle habits to achieve your goals faster

In today’s episode, we discussed how lifestyle habits can be the key to making nutrition changes that last. Whether you’re working towards fat loss, muscle gain, or another health goal, the way you spend your time when you’re NOT eating plays a huge role in whether you get results.

Nutrition mistakes you're making

It’s time to break the cycle of starting a new diet every January, falling off the bandwagon by February, and dieting on and off throughout the year with no success. You can start by avoiding 4 key mistakes during the holiday season.