Tag: calories

Quick, Healthy Breakfast

Thanks to Maya Henderson and the team at Vital Juice Chicago for featuring me in their weekly newsletter! I’m really honored to be featured. If you haven’t heard of Vital Juice and you’re into everything from health and fitness, to beauty and fashion, then you’d really like their newsletter. It’s always filled with great tips... Read more »

Is A Calorie Just A Calorie....?

A calorie is a calorie, right?  Not so fast. Another great article from Janet Helm, one of the leading nutritionists in the country. I love her work and I love this article, proving as I’ve always said that a calorie is NOT just a calorie and the type DOES count… That  age-old adage may no longer... Read more »

6 Proven Ways To Increase Your Metabolism

This is a must. You must always have breakfast if you want to speed up your metabolism.
The best way to lose weight and lose fat is to increase your metabolism. But how do you do it? Here are my 6 ways to easily increase your metabolism: Mark Beier Health & Wellness Fitness Training Life Coaching Health & Fitness Coach Free Initial Consultation $50 for 60 min group training $80 for 60... Read more »

Burn Off That Super Bowl Guacamole!

Over 100 million people sat down, stood at a bar or tuned in somewhere to watch Super Bowl 45 yesterday….that’s a whole lot of guacamole, chips and whatever else you decided to indulge in. Hopefully you contained yourself somewhat and didn’t wake up feeling too miserable. If you’re wondering what you can do today to... Read more »

Why Do I Crave Bad Food When I'm Sick?

Why Do I Crave Bad Food When I'm Sick?
It’s that time of year and common colds and the flu are running rampant. But don’t use a cold as an excuse to eat whatever you want. We’ve all been there before, this time of year comes around, we get a cold or start to feel like we’re coming down with something and the next... Read more »

Burn A Ton Of Calories With This Full Body Exercise

Hey Chicago!  If you’re looking to burn a lot of calories in a short period of time, try this great full body exercise to help burn more calories during your workout.  Full body exercises use more muscles, stimulate more nerves and use more energy which can burn a ton of calories and help you reach... Read more »

Get Your Trail Running On!

Hey Chicago!  It’s that time of year, fall is here and what’s better than watching the Bears squeak one out against the Lions?…Running a trail race in the morning and THEN watching the Bears win!    Did you know running on trails can challenge your balance and make you recruit more stabilizing muscles than you use... Read more »

Lord Stanley Has Got To Be Tired! 55 Miles in A Weekend!

Hey Chicago! I hope you’re recovering from a great celebratory weekend! What an awesome weekend it was not only for the Blackhawks but for the greatest city and fans on earth! Toews at the rally I thought I’d have a little fun with the journey the beloved Stanley Cup has taken so far in Chicago.... Read more »

Are Protein Bars Making You Fat?

Hey Chicago! I get a lot of questions from clients about which protein bars/meal replacement bars I recommend and there’s not an easy answer to this because it really depends on what type of training you are doing, what time of day you are eating them and what else you are eating throughout your day... Read more »