Fitness

The 2 Hardest Parts of Losing Weight

You may be shocked to hear this, but the two most challenging most aspects of losing weight and getting healthy have nothing to do with nutrition and working out.  You may be thinking, “Wait, aren’t those the ONLY two aspects of losing weight?” Yes, eating correctly and staying active are the actions you need to

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Let’s Meal Prep for the Weekend!

I often hear the phrase, “I was on track all week, and then I don’t know what happened on the weekend.” I have fallen into this trap myself, so I started to think about why this happens. When we talk about meal prepping, we think, “Ok, I will prepare my meals from Monday – Friday,

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Is Sleep Affecting Your Weight?

Did you know that sleep affects your metabolism AND ability to lose weight? Sleep allows our bodies to recover from stressors such as work, working out, emotional stress, and so much more. Starting your day without enough recovery encourages a cycle of high-stress levels and bad behaviors, keeping you in a negative frame of mind

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Exercise your NO muscle

We talk a lot about building healthy habits like meal prep, drinking water, scheduling time for exercise and going to bed earlier to get at least 6 hours of sleep, and making these part of our daily routine.  Many of us can stick to these healthy habits short term, and once progress starts to slow

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Steps to making nutrition simple

“Something as fundamental as nutrition shouldn’t be complicated.” This is a phrase you will hear from anyone familiar with HSN, over and over again. People all over the world have to eat daily- and more than once, so it should be kept as simple as possible. With so many fad diets, supplements, and quick fixes,

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Taking a Long Term Approach

What does that look like?   Taking a long-term approach to improving our nutrition means we have intent, objectives, goals and a mission to accomplish not only short-term goals, but also long-term goals. The big picture mission is simple, we want to be happy, healthy and strong – both mentally and physically. Being consistent with

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Are You Welcoming Chronic Disease Into Your Life?

Are you suffering from Chronic Disease such as diabetes or heart disease? Did you know that 33% of US adults have prediabetes and 90% of them are unaware that they have it?   These conditions are directly impacted by lifestyle choices, which means YOU have the ability to take control of your health!   At

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What to Eat Before a Competition?

First thing what NOT to do is avoid eating! Food is your friend, especially when it comes to competition prep. Follow these simple tips! Fueling up the night before your competition is a great way to increase energy stores that you will utilize the next day. During this meal you want to load up on high

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If you want to reach your goals, you must shrink the size of your but.

It’s time to review those long term goals that you set at the beginning of 2019. How is that long term goal for the end of 2019 looking? Are you feeling like this goal is attainable, or are you losing motivation? Let’s look at this a little deeper.   If you had a weight loss

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