Feeling a post-holiday letdown? Tired of shorter days and early nights? Wondering how you can get through the dark months as you pine for summer sunshine? Fear not. You can walk—or jog, run, or lift—your way to a brighter mood with exercise. When you’re feeling low, moving may be the last thing you feel like […]
Have you often wondered what you should eat after a hard. I sure have especially since there are so many different opinions. One thing for sure is that it’s important to have a lean protein source, good source of carbs, fruit and vegetables. So I thought I would highlight what works for me and are […]
The holidays are a time to celebrate, and boy, do we make the most of it. We eat, we drink, we indulge and then we end up feeling like bloated whales by the time it’s all over. It’s almost an unspoken rule that, with the holidays, comes unlimited eating and incompleted workouts, but this year, you have a choice.
I love doing accountability groups because, for me, fitness has no end. I am often asked questions about exercise or nutrition, so what better way to stay consistent in our fitness journey then to have a awesome support group. Why burpees? Burpees can be done anywhere. They do not require any equipment. They work the ENTIRE […]
That little 12-ounce bottle is truly a fitness enthusiast’s best friend. After all, adequate fluid intake during a workout is essential for comfort, performance, and safety. And the longer and more intensely you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right kind of fluids.
Read about five important things to know about hydration and exercise: Calorie intake, exercise routine, almonds, sleep and relaxation.
While there’s no magic fat-loss fairy who’ll grant your wishes overnight, there are a few proven techniques you can use to boost your results and lose weight faster. Check ’em out.
One of the biggest obstacles for a new fitness enthusiast to overcome is the soreness that comes with using muscles that haven’t been used in decades. During infancy, we’re learning to fire muscles all over the place. As we grow, spend increasingly more hours in flexion, and use less and less of our God-given ranges […]
These are great to grab when your on the run, use for a pre-workout snack or have with some scrambled eggs or egg whites if you prefer for breakfast . It’s the end to those rubbery low-fat muffins. The banana will make these moist yet fluffy. 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1/3 cup unbleached […]
Fat . . . fruit. Fat . . . fruit. Let’s say that one more time: fat . . . fruit. Hardly rolls off the tongue, does it? Most fruits and vegetables have very little fat. But there are exceptions; some of the best sources of healthy fats are fruits. Working them into your diet […]