It's that time of the year- turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy timmmme! As a special reminder-don't forget to set your scales back 10 pounds this week. Or, I have another option for you. Try these 11 tips that will help you stick to your health and fitness goals while enjoying your Thanksgiving and all… Continue reading How To Do Thanksgiving Without Wrecking Your Health Goals
“People don’t decide their future. They decide their habits, and it’s their habits that decide their future.” -F.M. Alexander Here’s how it goes. You are crushing your goals, life is awesome and then without realizing it, as time passes, you find you gained 30 pounds, stopped exercising consistently and are seriously discontented with the life… Continue reading Why We Get Off Track With Our Diet and 5 Things We Can Do To Get Us Back On Track
I am mixing it up in the kitchen and I have been trying out a few new recipes. I love this one: protein packed, delicious, energizing and easy (even though there are lots of ingredients)! Servings: 6 Calories: 315 Protein: 33g Carbs: 22.5g Fat: 9g Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into… Continue reading Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad
Body composition is based on more than a number on the scale. Many people can decrease their size without the scale even budging. According to Nichols (2004), One pound of muscle takes up less space in our bodies than one pound of fat. When many people work to lose weight, resistance training is added into… Continue reading Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.
Brene Brown, the author of Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfections, is truly one of the most inspiring human beings. Through her writing, she teaches the importance of owning who you are and showing up each day, in every moment, no matter how frightening somethings may be. She reminds us in Daring Greatly that… Continue reading Own who you are and live your fullest life.
Hitting those protein macros can be so difficult sometimes (and expensive) Try adding 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey to Oikos Triple Zero Greek Yogurt and mix well. Some of my favorites are: Orange Cream, apples and cinnamon, peanut butter banana, and cherry! Calories: 150 Carbs: 15 grams Fat: 0.5 grams Protein: 21 grams Happy Eating!… Continue reading Greek Yogurt with Whey
I was on the most amazing vacation in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and I came across this board. Across the top it said, "Before I die..." Below, everyone filled in the blank with the one main thing they wanted to accomplish before time runs out. Tourists and locals alike filled in all… Continue reading Live it up!