Weight Loss

Whether you’ve just started your weight loss journey or you’re stuck in a rut, we’ve got a list of tips, tricks and exercises that will help you lose those pounds.

A Fun Partner Workout with a Medicine Ball

Fitness

A Fun Partner Workout with a Medicine Ball

Whitney Wells created this fun medicine ball workout to do with a workout partner! Try to use a weight that works for both of you and, if you have options available, don’t be afraid to switch out weights between exercises. For this particular workout, an 8-10 pound medicine ball worked perfectly for us. Did you […]

A Circuit Workout Proven to be Convenient and Customizable

Weight Loss

A Circuit Workout Proven to be Convenient and Customizable

Are the winter months keeping you away from the gym more than you’d like?  Maybe you don’t want to fight the New Year’s Resolution crowds.  Or perhaps you’re in a post-holiday funk. Sounds like the perfect time to add your own circuit workout to get you back in the groove! Working out at home can not […]

Why Mindful Eating Works for Weight Loss (And How to Start Now)

Nutrition & Diet

Why Mindful Eating Works for Weight Loss (And How to Start Now)

Can changing your relationship with food result in weight loss without dieting? Ongoing research demonstrates that mindfulness practices can result in significant weight loss without choosing to diet or restrict calories. You can bring mindfulness into your daily life during your work day, morning preparations, time with your loved ones … really at any time. […]

Pre-Workout Nutrition

Nutrition

Pre-Workout Nutrition

As you establish your training plan, it’s important to support your activity through sound pre-workout nutrition. The most common struggles related to sports nutrition includes not eating enough, eating the wrong foods at the wrong times, or skipping workout nutrition entirely. Let’s take a closer look at how skipping a pre-workout meal can set you back […]

7 Reasons to Workout at Home Instead of the Gym

Just Getting Started

7 Reasons to Workout at Home Instead of the Gym

Let’s face it, there are times when we just can’t get to the gym for a workout.  Maybe you have a little one at home, or have a tight schedule. Maybe you simply don’t want to deal with a busy gym and having to fight the crowds that always seem to grow as the colder […]

Muscle Recovery Foods for Post Workout Meals

Achieving Your PR

Muscle Recovery Foods for Post Workout Meals

Here is a great summary of some of the best muscle recovery foods when you’re feeling rundown following a tough workout.  You could recover more quickly after tough workouts, with improved post-workout nutrition.  Taking advantage of the best muscle recovery foods and timing around your workouts can go a long way when it comes to […]

Guilt-free Recipes For The Fourth Of July

Healthy Recipes

Guilt-free Recipes For The Fourth Of July

Take advantage of fresh, local produce and make these 5 super-easy, guilt-free recipes for your Fourth of July get-together.

How to Crush Carb Cravings with a Heart-Healthy Almond Snack Recipe

Nutrition

How to Crush Carb Cravings with a Heart-Healthy Almond Snack Recipe

February is heart month, and I have a special place in my heart for this occasion. (See what I did there?) My dad has suffered from a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation since I was in middle school. It was pretty scary growing up knowing that he had such a serious issue, and he has since had surgeries […]