Thanksgiving and other holidays are supposed to be happy days, spent with family and or friends, where we come together and ENJOY our favorite holiday foods. It should NOT be a day where we demonize food or feel like we need to EARN food or work off food. Don’t get me started on those postsContinue reading “Worried About Holiday Eating? Let’s Talk…”
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Bad Foods Love Good Cheaters
This is a good food. This is a bad food. Who remembers being taught this? Did it stick? Let’s try a game. If I say…”donut” – what did you think of?
Little Hinges Swing Big Doors
At any given time, there are probably millions of people starting a new diet. At any given time, there are millions of people working out hard at home, at a gym, or outside. So why, at any given time, is the average American overweight, and borderline obese?
I’m a Registered Dietitian…and I Don’t Love Vegetables
I Don’t Love Vegetables. True statement. Sort of. If you offered me a choice between what I would rather have: Meat or Vegetables Starchy carbs or vegetables Fruit or vegetables Dessert or vegetables I would choose option A every time. But – I eat them – and most of the time I do enjoy them,Continue reading “I’m a Registered Dietitian…and I Don’t Love Vegetables”
How Do You Deal With Stress Through Fitness?
Stress is a normal part of being human. Sometimes we have little, sometimes we have more than any person should ever have to go through. Sometimes it can feel as if the world is coming to an end. Stress is here, stress will always be here. Many things that stress us out are out ofContinue reading “How Do You Deal With Stress Through Fitness?”
Training is More Than Soreness and Sweat
Your alarm sounds. Already? Maybe just one snooze… No, what must be done, will be done. You roll out of bed, the sun just barely rising up. The birds are chirping in the backyard, but besides them, not many others are up at this time. So why are you?
In A War That is Stacked Against Us, America Fights Uphill
No, I’m not talking about infectious viruses or actual wars. There is a much bigger problem in America, and it IS the underlying cause of many dangers, many pre-existing conditions, many hospital visits, high healthcare costs, and overall quality of life. Our nutrition sucks.
How To Transition Out of Lockdown With Your New Habits
As things continue to ever change with lockdowns and stay at home orders, one thing is for certain – this will eventually end, you and I will eventually return to work, and our previous schedules will slowly become the norm once again. How quickly, or to what extent, is the big question. As I statedContinue reading “How To Transition Out of Lockdown With Your New Habits”
6 Reasons Why You Gained or Lost the “Quarantine 15”
Well, we are about 40 or so days into this whole stay at home deal. How are things going for you health-wise? Run through a quick systems check for me: Physical Health Mental Health Spiritual Health Social Health Financial Health All of these can be intertwined, and affect one another, but for the sake ofContinue reading “6 Reasons Why You Gained or Lost the “Quarantine 15””
What You Really Need to Succeed
What do you need to succeed – at anything? Motivation? The right environment? Discipline? I argue it is all of the above, in a cyclical fashion rather than linear.