Month: December 2018

31 Simple Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Avoiding holiday weight gain may sound as feasible as Santa fitting down billions of chimneys on Christmas Eve, but I promise there are logical strategies to stay on track. Many of us experience weight gain during the festive winter months, but packing on a few pounds in December is far from inevitable. Don’t get me… Read more »

Mind Set

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who… Read more »

Bone Broth: A Phenomenal Natural Healer

Chicken soup is well known for being the best healer of those who are achy, sick, and just plain unwell. Yup, your grandmother was onto something! Bone broth, from chicken or beef bones, is truly a ‘magic drink.’ With over 19 amino acids, healthful proteins, and a variety of minerals, this nutritious liquid aids in… Read more »

5 Healthy Ways To Control Your Appetite

#1: SPREAD YOUR MEALS FURTHER APART For decades we’ve been told to eat every 2-3 hours to “speed up our metabolism”, but studies have disproven this myth for quite some time now. However, we still see thousands of people eating small meals every two hours in hopes that their metabolic rate will skyrocket. Well guess… Read more »

Be More On Purpose

Feeling overwhelmed during the holiday season or even afterwards? Our schedules tend to fill up regardless of the season! Sometimes we start to feel reactive to and resentful of the busy-ness of our lives rather than feeling on purpose and joyful. Most of our health journey is a mental game, not a physical one, so… Read more »

A New Year, A New You

After 10 years working in the fitness industry and over 20 years on my own health and fitness journey, every year I see it. The New Year’s gym rush! Every January people are searching for ‘gyms near me’ and the health clubs, gyms, and studios fulfill up with well-intentioned people with lofty goals of weight… Read more »

Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium; also known as Mg with atomic number 12, is the ninth most abundant element in the universe, but did you know it is the second most abundant element inside human cells and essential to over 300 metabolic processes? It is estimated that 50% of Americans are deficient in Magnesium.  Chronically low levels of magnesium are associated with… Read more »