A workout that will boost your metabolism all day long

A workout that will boost your metabolism all day long
It’s true that you can’t exercise away a bad diet, but you can definitely do a lot to give you body’s natural fat-burning ability a kickstart. When you want to get into better shape, it’s always a good idea to focus on your health and not the scale. Scales are all about numbers and aren’t... Read more »

Is there a bad time to exercise?

Is there a bad time to exercise?
Is there every really a bad time to exercise? We all know how important exercise is, but when it comes to the time of day to get activity, anytime is a good time unless it interrupts sleep to under a full night of rest. If you do a little digging, you’ll probably find that some... Read more »

Follow This Morning Routine To Energize Your Day

Follow This Morning Routine To Energize Your Day
Mornings truly set the stage for the entire day. The more positive momentum we can gain in the early hours, the more likely we’ll stay productive with a much brighter outlook. Beyond sheer will, many of our habits play a big role in our overall energy levels, and therefore our overall attitude. Variety may be... Read more »
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Why I Let My Kids Eat Marshmallows

Why I Let My Kids Eat Marshmallows
My livelihood centers on healthy eating. Still, I let my kids eat marshmallows, and I’d like to tell you why. Lately, there have been a lot of thoughtful articles published about kids and snacking. If you’re a parent, you know snacking is a part of your kids’ daily menu. Before I go to far, I’m... Read more »

5 Foods That Cause Belly Fat

Let’s talk about the 5 foods that cause belly fat! You’re human, so you’re prone to belly fat. We all are. But belly fat is something you have a lot more control over than you realize. That being said, we’re quick to resign to the “middle age spread” of life, chalking unhealthy visceral fat up... Read more »

Do Not Make This Mistake If You Want To Lose Weight

I talk to a lot of people about diet and exercise. Sometimes it’s just about working out, and sometimes it’s about an amazing recipe (like these delicious crunchy spiced chickpeas). But more often than not, it’s about losing weight. The knee-jerk reaction for a lot of people, especially those who want to lose unneeded body... Read more »
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20 Kid Foods That Contain Trans Fats

Here are 20 kid foods that contain trans fats. Let it be known that there is no safe amount of synthetic trans fats. Eating synthetic trans fats, or any partially hydrogenated oil, are closely tied to increased LDL (bad) cholesterol, Alzheimers disease, heart disease, poor memory and neurological damage, to name a few.  Suffice it... Read more »

A 35-Minute Awesome Ab Workout

Everyone wants to have awesome abs. In fact, when I work with my clients, the belly region of the body is usually the one spot people struggle with most. I’m happy to tell you that you’ve got a pretty good group of abdominal muscles! In fact, you’ve got a six pack. This 35-minute awesome ab... Read more »

5 Benefits of a Sugar Detox

5 Benefits of a Sugar Detox
It’s time. You’re going to start a sugar detox. You know it’s good for you, but not exactly sure how. Alas, the benefits of a sugar detox are well worth it, including these 5! Detoxing from sugar can be hard. A lot of people are addicted and don’t even know it. Maybe you don’t slather... Read more »
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Kick Your Sugar Addiction in 3 Steps

Follow these tips to kick your sugar addiction in 3 simple steps. Sugar is in just about everything from bread to yogurt and everything in between. Eliminating most refined sugar from your diet can be a challenge, but it’s doable. A lot of people think of sugar addiction as the uncontrollable desire for chocolate, jelly beans... Read more »