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Tips to Avoid the Winter Blues

The winter months can make many of us feel blue. For some people the cold, gray days of winter are manageable, but for others they can lead to a form of depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. SAD symptoms include Depression Energy loss Listless behavior Anxiety and irritability Changes in appetite and weight

Tips to Avoid the Winter Blues2020-01-21T12:45:20-05:00

Is Your Nutrition Plan Flexible?

Today I had pancakes for breakfast, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch and pizza for dinner and I have not only met my macro needs for the day, but I still have about one hundred calories to spare for either a couple dark chocolates or a glass of red. How can this be?!

Is Your Nutrition Plan Flexible?2019-10-30T12:53:56-04:00

Food Tips – How to Eat More to Lose More

It is the Holy Grail of fat loss lifestyles, is it not? To eat everything you want and still lose fat? We ache to be impulsive and irresponsible. Convenient meals and treats are cheap and delicious and readily available making it easy for us to live our lives in the loving arms of foods hedonic

Food Tips – How to Eat More to Lose More2019-10-22T15:20:34-04:00

Emotional Eating Explained – Your Hunger Hormones

Milkshakes. Those are what scientists use to study why we eat and what happens when we eat. A milkshake has been identified by science as being the absolute pinnacle of foods for reward. So, if you have ever treated yourself to a milkshake because you felt like you needed it or deserved it, science

Emotional Eating Explained – Your Hunger Hormones2019-09-09T17:55:37-04:00

Getting Kids Ready for the Back-to-School Routine

In the middle of shopping for clothes and school supplies, keeping doctors’ appointments, and juggling the fun and freedom that comes with summer vacation, an innate calendar (and a slew of back-to-school ads) starts cueing parents and kids that the school season is approaching. From morning talk shows and family-oriented magazines to “mom blogs,” there’s

Getting Kids Ready for the Back-to-School Routine2019-08-12T17:06:08-04:00

7 Tips for Making Fitness Habits Stick

Things I wish I had a dollar for every time I have to do/hear/see: Chase after my kids to get them to do what they KNOW they are supposed to do. Someone hits me up to buy from/help promote an MLM business (s)he just started. Fitness chick ‘butt in mirror’ IG photos OR the dude

7 Tips for Making Fitness Habits Stick2019-08-08T10:45:44-04:00

How to Assemble GREAT, Fat-Burning Meals for the Business Traveler

(Or just someone who is SUPER busy and hates to cook) It can be pretty universally agreed upon that the best approach to meal planning for folks that are trying to lose fat and build muscle is one that is high in protein, high in micronutrients, and allows you to manage your calories. But with

How to Assemble GREAT, Fat-Burning Meals for the Business Traveler2019-07-18T22:13:46-04:00

How to Be a Superhero Unicorn

So you want to live a healthy lifestyle? Great! So, it was John Lennon who said “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Well, while you’re planning to live better, your life is happening all around you. To render your intentions into reality it takes commitment every day, even on the days

How to Be a Superhero Unicorn2019-06-27T10:42:24-04:00

The 5 “Yahbutts” & How They Sabotage Your Fitness

I have heard people talk themselves into or out of doing something in the most ridiculous ways. Our lives are certainly not without challenges and limitations, but I swear you can talk yourself into or out of ANYTHING if you want it bad enough. We are seriously some expert-level rationalizers. Whether or not something happens

The 5 “Yahbutts” & How They Sabotage Your Fitness2019-06-20T14:19:40-04:00

5 Tips to Be Fit, Think Positive, and Stay Motivated

People find time for things according to their own values and beliefs. You may start a routine to improve your fitness with the best of intentions but then struggle with the follow-through. It all begins with the big idea of self-care, looking and feeling better about yourself, or being more energetic and happy for those

5 Tips to Be Fit, Think Positive, and Stay Motivated2019-06-18T09:43:54-04:00
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