Rest & Recovery

The American way is that more is better right? We always want more. Well, not always the case, especially when it comes to exercise. A good friend of mine recently reminded me that exercise is actually stress on the body Continue reading Rest & Recovery

5 Unusual Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Weight-loss can be tricky. It is common knowledge that we should consume fewer calories than we burn to lose weight, but there are A LOT of other factors. Not to mention that our bodies don’t think in calories. Calories are Continue reading 5 Unusual Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Grocery Store Survival Guide

This is a topic that I’ve been wanting to discuss for quite some time. Especially since most people seem to struggle with nutrition and it’s typically where people go wrong in terms of meeting their health and fitness goals. I Continue reading Grocery Store Survival Guide

10 Super-Foods to Snack On

There are many super-foods around, but here are ten of the best ones to incorporate into your diet. 1. Fermented Foods. Inside your intestines, or gut, live trillions of bacteria. They help fight infection, reduce cholesterol, manufacture B vitamins, detox, and Continue reading 10 Super-Foods to Snack On

16 Energy Packed Snacks to Eat at Your Desk

What you eat all day doesn’t just impact your health and weight; it affects your productivity, as well. It should be common knowledge by now, that if you eat high fat and high sugar meals and snacks you will be sluggish with Continue reading 16 Energy Packed Snacks to Eat at Your Desk

20 Foods to Increase Brain Power

Brain degeneration can affect anyone and everyone. Statistics show that the longer we live, the more our risk for Alzheimer’s increases. So, clearly it makes sense to do everything we possibly can to maintain a healthy brain. Our food choices Continue reading 20 Foods to Increase Brain Power

Six Ways to Stop Over-Eating

It can be hard not to over-eat. You eat a healthy meal at home, think you’re doing well, then you head out in public and are surrounded by junk food and ads for junk food. You get hungry, and pretty Continue reading Six Ways to Stop Over-Eating

Brain Food

Most of us have long days and hectic schedules. But if you want to be productive for your marathon workdays, what you put in your body matters more than how many hours you put in at work. Here are some foods you should add to your diet Continue reading Brain Food

Alcohol

Believe it or not, the holidays are near, football season just started, baseball season is coming to a close, and hockey and basketball season are just around the corner. Let’s be honest, these events typically revolve around food and alcohol. Continue reading Alcohol

5 Reasons to Exercise That Have Nothing to do With Weight-Loss

As a certified personal trainer, I see a lot of clients and gym members who are motivated to change their lives, because they are convinced the loss of a few (or many) pounds will dramatically improve their outlook. There is Continue reading 5 Reasons to Exercise That Have Nothing to do With Weight-Loss