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

How much protein do you need?

I think by now we are used to hearing the phrases, “You need more protein in your diet” or “Eat more protein and you’ll lose weight!” or something along those lines. People on a high-protein diet do find it easier Continue reading How much protein do you need?

Tough Love – My Fitness Journey

It just dawned on me that I’ve been in the fitness industry for the last 3-4 years and have only shared my personal story a few times. With that being said, I’m going to briefly share with you what I’ve Continue reading Tough Love – My Fitness Journey

Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

Are you looking to buy more organic foods, but think it’s too expensive? Well you typically get what you pay for, but if you are looking to keep the food budget in a reasonable range, then check out the “Dirty Continue reading Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen

National Nutrition Month

According to the “Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,” also known as “AND,” March is National Nutrition Month. Their goal is to help people learn better eating habits. So “AND” named this month as such to educate, inform and encourage better habits. Continue reading National Nutrition Month

Get Lucky

Luck is not really a plan, but you can set yourself up for it by creating more opportunities. Sound too good to be true? Here are some lucky ways to make it happen: 1. Forget superstition. If a great opportunity arises Continue reading Get Lucky