Are you feeling stressed today? Take a second here and pause--check your shoulders for tension, see if your jaw is clenched, take a nice deep breath....in......and.......out. Phew. Stress is something that most of us deal with on a daily basis. Sometimes it's good; having a healthy amount of stress pushes us to do our best … Continue reading Cortisol is Wreaking Havoc on Your Health–Here’s How to Fix It.
Nutrition is the single biggest factor in your overall health. That being said, what are you supposed to do if you hate cooking or are too busy and tired when you get home from work to take the time to cook a healthy meal? You'll see a lot of people out there view meal prepping … Continue reading 3 Meal Prep Tips for People Who Hate to Cook
I am a HUGE proponent of baths. Bubbles, candles, an episode of Grey's Anatomy, maybe a glass of wine if the mood so strikes--I go all in on a relaxing night in the tub. And while the relaxation alone is a great reason to slide in, there are some big health benefits to bath time. … Continue reading Bath Time: Just for Kids or the Secret to Achieving Your Fitness Goals?
Most of us aren't able to spend all day in the gym working on our fitness. We have jobs, kids, and other responsibilities that eat away at most of our time and it can feel impossible to fit in a workout at the end of a busy day. Now, while it is crucial to take … Continue reading How to Lose Weight While Sitting at Your Desk
The holidays are supposed to be the "most wonderful time of the year", but I think most of us can agree that a lot of stress and overeating is sprinkled in with all the obligations and parties that come up. With that in mind, what are you supposed to do if you are trying to … Continue reading How To Stay On Track This Thanksgiving
Motivation. I've written about it before and, in case you can't tell from the title of that article, I have some pretty strong feelings on the subject. Nobody can be motivated all of the time, but there is no denying that feeling motivated helps get us to the gym when we have it. It's also one … Continue reading This Workout Might Be The Key To Keeping You Motivated
You're frustrated. You've been great about tracking what you eat, making sure you exercise, and there is no possible way that you are taking in more calories than you are burning so why aren't you losing weight? The reality is, eating less is not always the solution. In fact, I would say that at least … Continue reading Is Eating Less Stalling Your Weight Loss Goals?
Living with a chronic illness such as Fibromyalgia, Lyme, Hashimoto's, Graves, Crohns, or Rheumatoid Arthritis is hard enough. Some days getting out of bed is the most that a person can muster and heading to work or school for the day is the mental and physical equivalent of finishing a marathon on a pogo stick. … Continue reading Do You Have Chronic Health Concerns? Stay Safe Working Out With These 3 Tips
It seems like something always has to be the villain in diet culture. "Oh, fat is making you fat!" "Carbs are like glue, they just stick to your intestines and make you gain weight!" "Don't eat fruit, it's full of sugar!" "The only way to lose weight is to stand on your head every time … Continue reading Keto: A Healthy Diet or Dangerous Game?
What if I told you that all you have to do is sleep more and it will help you lose weight/bulk up/tone/whatever your fit little heart desires? Have I got your attention? You've been told a million times about the importance of eating well and breaking a sweat for reaching and maintaining a healthy body … Continue reading Sleep Your Way To A Summer Body