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

How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

There’s a reason why so many of us turn to a pint full of Ben & Jerry’s when we’re feeling lonely, depressed or stressed. Sugar makes us feel good or at least for a short period of time. Sugar is Continue reading How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

EDSO

You may be wondering what “EDSO” is. Well I watched at TED Talk a little while back and it’s an acronym that helped me remember the “happy chemicals” that occur in our bodies; endorphins, dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin. When we Continue reading EDSO

What to do When You Don’t Want to Workout

Despite my passion for fitness, I still fight fatigue and nights where I don’t have the energy to workout. I know I’ll feel better afterwards and it’s always worth it, but… I DON’T WANNA! All of us, no matter how Continue reading What to do When You Don’t Want to Workout

Mental Health Month

Every May is Mental Health Month. This year’s theme is “Risky Business,” and is about risky behaviors. Not going to lie, I strongly disagree with some of their alleged “risky behaviors.” If you visit their site, they consider marijuana use, sex, Continue reading Mental Health Month

How to Boost Your Metabolism

If you’re like me, your metabolism stopped in your mid 20’s, or at least felt like it did. Regardless of age, if you feel like your weight-loss is an uphill battle with your metabolism, here are six easy ways to Continue reading How to Boost Your Metabolism