Nutrition

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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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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3 Considerations During the “Long Haul”

We are just about half way through 2019. Can you believe it? Many of us are focusing on taking a long-term approach to our health and fitness, as well as working on sustainable healthy habit formation. Awesome. Way to go!!   Now, the second half of 2019, aka the “Long Haul” is coming.   When

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2 phases of nutrition coaching

Nutrition changes do not happen overnight. That is why at HSN, we break up nutrition coaching into two phases. When you first sign up for nutrition coaching, you start out in Phase 1. Phase 1 lasts for three months, and gives you a strong foundation to change your habits. Three months is enough time to

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4 ways to keep summer simple

The summer can sometimes be a roll of the nutrition dice. You may have a summer full of travel, outdoor parties, and schedule inconsistencies. These types of summer are memorable but can make it hard to stay on track with nutrition. Or, you may have a summer with a lighter workload, no school commitments, and

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What does it look like when you are ON?

That feeling when you have everything together and organized… How does this impact your self care, in particular, your nutrition and exercise patterns? When you feel ON, you may find it effortless to get to the gym regularly, grocery shop for healthy foods, do some meal prep and eat those healthy foods on a consistent

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How to Save Your Fruits and Veggies

We have all been there — you are super excited to start eating healthier so you go out and buy tons and tons of fruits and veggies. Then, before you know it, 75% of what you bought has gone bad before you can eat them! Important things to keep in mind are : 1) Don’t

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