While summer created opportunities for fun workouts to beat the heat, cold and dark fall and winter days seem like a perfect excuse to ditch the workout. Two whole seasons of no workouts seems like a lifetime and can really set you back on your goals! Instead of cuddling up with a blanket and a book, try one of these five methods to keep on track.Continue reading...
What goes into creating a delicious meal with the perfect nutrient balance? A few tips from a personal chef might help. Nick Arcuri is the founder of CustomFit, a customized personal chef service specializing in healthy cuisine. He shares his experiences with creating delicious and nutritious meals for a variety of clients, and has a few pointers for cooking your own, too.
What do you know about cholesterol, that fat-like substance in your cells? You may know your cholesterol basics, but we have a few surprising facts to add to your knowledge database this National Cholesterol Education Month.Continue reading...
For many, becoming fit transforms the feelings associated with exercise. Once you begin experiencing the effects of consistent workouts, you may just become addicted and find yourself noticing these 7 side effects, too.
A blender is a staple in most kitchens, embraced as a tool to make healthy, nutrient-packed meals – mostly in the form of smoothies and juices. We won’t argue that the blades are perfect for quick, drinkable meals and post-workout shakes, but add more variety to your diet with these blender-full ideas, too.
Ask anybody what the keys to a fit, healthy body are. Most will probably say “diet and exercise.” Of course, the path to a healthy body is multi-dimensional. Brain chemicals, emotions, spirituality, and confidence are altered from the moment you begin to think ofContinue reading...
Do you ever wish you could focus on yourself for a little while? A retreat can be a powerful way to shift your perspective, lay a new foundation, and practice extreme self-care. But what if you can’t get away?Continue reading...
We are constantly told to consume low-fat dairy in order to save on calories and fat. However, studies have recently been concluding that the opposite habits may be beneficial for weight management. Eating creamy, higher calorie full-fat dairy products mayContinue reading...
It is true that diet and exercise work hand-in-hand to create a strong, fit body and increase your productivity. When you are working hard at the gym, you don’t want to stall any progress by practicing poor dietary habits.Continue reading...
There’s two new products forecasted to be on the market and they may be just what calorie counters like you are looking for. Both take the guesswork and hassle out of tracking calorie consumption and will become crucial aspects of dieters weight loss plans in the not-so-distant future. Plus, they’re just really cool.
The month of August is Kids Eat Right Month. Most of us are still kids at heart, right? That means we may have some similar habits, like a constant eating pattern. Make what you eat healthier with these spins on child-approved snack favorites to please the kid in you (and your kids, too).
It’s summer time. It’s also National S’mores Day. To celebrate, we recommend going on a camping trip. Go on an active hike and then treat yourself to a healthier version of the famous chocolate graham cracker and marshmallow goodness S’mores snack. No camping? No problem! These versions are easy to make at home as well.
Had some onions or garlic? Your breath probably isn’t smelling that fresh right now. While the occasional fragrant meal may contribute to a case of halitosis, there may also be a few common long-term culprits at play - your diet one of them.
We know, your bed is soft and comfortable and the last thing you want to do is get out of it early in the morning, especially to exercise. There are advantages to working out in the morning though. First, no matter what happens during the day, you know that you’ve already got your workout out of the way.
A big part of how you portray yourself is how you dress yourself. During the summer, it may be harder to shed off the outer layers. Learn what looks best for your shape, height, coloring, and personality, and you too can look chic regardless of your weight.
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