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Author: Jen Comas

5 Fitness Myths That Are Ruining Your Results

I’ll level with you… I’ve probably made every mistake in the book when it comes to my own training. And I don’t mind admitting it. When I first became interested in exercise, I joined a gym and fell in love with group fitness classes. In fact, I loved them so much I decided to become […]

Jan, 10 Jen Comas Health

Are You Sacrificing Your Health for the Sake of Fitness?

I used to set several alarms each morning in order to drag myself out of bed so that I could get in a workout before I started work at 6 a.m. Prioritizing exercise before work sounds like a good idea, but in order to get in a workout and still be on time for work, […]

Why You’re Struggling to Reach Your Goals (and How to Set a Goal You’ll Reach)

“This is it!” you say to yourself. “I’m going to lose 40 pounds and get in shape. I’ll join the gym, lift weights seven days a week, and finish each session with an hour of cardio. I’m going to quit eating sugar too! I’ll throw away everything in my fridge and pantry, and I’ll only […]

How to Bust Through a Strength Plateau

Many women nowadays are focusing on getting stronger, and we are so excited about it! While we honor and respect anything that each person wants to do with their own body, we hold strength training close to our heart. While working towards strength can be really exciting, it can also be a bit frustrating at […]

Nov, 14 Jen Comas Mindset

What Exactly Is Self-Care?

Self-care has become a popular buzzword over the last couple of years. If you look up the #selfcare hashtag on social media you’ll find almost 10 million posts, showing pictures ranging from pedicures, massages and vacations, to pizza and bottles of wine. For someone who is trying to get clear on what self-care looks like […]

Should You Compliment Others on Weight Loss?

“You’ve lost so much weight! Tell me your secret!” There is a woman — we will call her Cindy — that I’ve seen at the gym for the last eight years. I don’t know her well; only enough to exchange a friendly “hello” when we see each other. Recently, I was in the locker room […]

How to “Eat Healthy” When You Don’t Like to Cook

I’ve never liked to cook. Many years ago, when I started trying to make better food choices, I tried forcing myself to cook in hopes that I’d eventually learn to enjoy it. It wasn’t until recently I finally came to terms with the cold, hard truth: I loathe cooking. However, I love eating, and it’s […]

How to Get Back in the Gym After a Long Hiatus

You’re going to the gym and working hard on your fitness. You’ve got your workout schedule thoroughly organized, you’re in a good groove and feeling great when all of a sudden, something comes up and causes you to start missing workout sessions. Maybe it’s a vacation, holiday, illness, injury, work deadline, or simply a busier-than-usual […]

Why Maintenance Phases Are Important for Fat Loss

“Months.” “Years.”  “What feels like forever.” These are the most common responses that I receive when I ask new clients who are seeking fat loss how long they have been working towards that goal. Countless women have shared with me that they have been working towards fat loss for what feels like an eternity. They […]

Don’t Let the Fitness Industry Tell You What to Do

When I was five years old, my mom would play an album on the record player, put on her leotard, tights, and leg warmers, and do aerobics in our living room. I had my own little leotard and leg warmers, so I’d put mine on, too, and try to keep up with her. We always […]