Stress and Weight Gain

Can stress cause weight gain? Recent studies suggest that it can. In today's fast-paced world, stress seems to be much more prevalent. And although it is known to decrease stress, exercise commonly gets knocked down on the list of priorities when stress levels are high. If taking out exercise isn't hindering enough for weight loss, [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|Diet & Nutrition, Health|Comments Off on Stress and Weight Gain

Will Eating Fruit Hinder Your Weight-Loss?

Many diets these days encourage their clients to refrain from eating fruit. But why? One of the main culprits of weight gain is sugar, which is why some diets encourage you to stay away from fruit. However, just because fruits contain (natural) sugars doesn't mean it should necessarily be shoved into the same category as [...]

By | August 7th, 2018|Diet & Nutrition, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Will Eating Fruit Hinder Your Weight-Loss?

Are All Calories Created Equal?

"All calories are the same, it doesn't matter if I eat 100 calories of candy or 100 calories of broccoli" is a common statement I hear from clients who are trying to lose weight. This has been an ongoing debate in the fitness world for quite some time now, but I'm here to explain why [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Diet & Nutrition, Goals, Health, Nutrition|Comments Off on Are All Calories Created Equal?

American Foods That Are Banned In Other Countries

Did you know that certain foods in America are banned in other countries? If other countries find these ingredients harmful, why don’t we? It is important to be aware of what we are putting in our bodies. Below you will find a list of common ingredients (perhaps even ones you consume) that are illegal in [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Diet & Nutrition, Health|Comments Off on American Foods That Are Banned In Other Countries

The Allergy Friendly Guide

Allergies have become more prevalent. Whether that is because people are developing them more, or whether we are more aware of the things that our bodies are sensitive or intolerant to, allergies are all around us. Chances are you know someone with an allergy. Researchers say that there about 15 million Americans that have food [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Diet & Nutrition, Health|Comments Off on The Allergy Friendly Guide

Love your Core!

Everybody loves the idea of abs. Whether you want a rocking 6-pack or just to lose some inches off your waist, we all love working our core. The midsection can be frustrating. While a lot of it comes down to how well you are eating, there are also some awesome exercises that really help engage [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Diet & Nutrition, Exercises, Goals, Gym, Health|Comments Off on Love your Core!

Fitness isn’t Defined by the Number on the Scale

Many people struggle with the number on the scale. Some people even obsess over it. The number you see on the scale isn’t the best way to determine your level of fitness. You can change many things in your life to better your health and wellness, and even so the number on the scale might [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Diet & Nutrition, Goals, Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fitness isn’t Defined by the Number on the Scale

Don’t Be a Grinch this Holiday Season

The holiday season can be stressful. It is often a time of travel, money spent, and family time. We know this can be a difficult time of year even though it is supposed to be a joyful time of year. We are going to try to put the cheer back into your holiday season! There [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Diet & Nutrition, Giving Back, Health, Holiday, Workouts|Comments Off on Don’t Be a Grinch this Holiday Season

Beware of the Fad Diets

Fad diets are all around us. At some point, you might have tried one. Maybe you had success and lost 20 pounds. In the end, you gained it all back. Fad diets are not sustainable. There is nothing healthy about your weight fluctuating back and forth. A healthy diet is a lifestyle. It is not [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Diet & Nutrition, Health|Comments Off on Beware of the Fad Diets

Out with the Cold in with the New

It’s cold and flu season! Chances are you have family and friends that have already been sick, and you’re trying to avoid it. Nobody has time to be sick! So, we try to combat cold and flu season with some good old fashion vitamin C. I am here to give you a better way to [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Diet & Nutrition, Health|Comments Off on Out with the Cold in with the New