Strategies for Better Sleep and Why It’s So Important!

Chances are…you’re not getting enough sleep According to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than a third of American adults do not get enough sleep. To make it worse, among the adults who are getting enough sleep on most nights, 35 percent report their sleep quality as “only fair” to “poor.” And 20 percent … Read More

Will you ever lose it?

If you get fat are you doomed to stay fat? According to a study conducted in the UK in 2015, less than 1% of the formerly obese will maintain weight loss for more than a year. Specifically, this broke down to just 1 man out of 210 and 1 woman out of 124. Participants in the study were told to … Read More

Packing school lunches? Here are healthy ideas your kids will love!

Nutritious school lunches are important! Not only do they help your child perform their best during class and afterward at their sports or extra-curricular activities, but studies show that establishing healthy eating habits while young will impact food choices later in life. By packing school lunches from home, you can create healthier habits for your kids, and you stay in … Read More

The surprising secret to success? It’s simpler than you think!

There’s one thing you can do that will increase your productivity, give you more free time, and help you meet your goals…among other benefits! So, what’s the secret that almost all successful people use? It’s this simple: having a daily ROUTINE. For most people, the key to meeting goals is to develop a routine and stick to it! It takes … Read More

Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Breakfast is the most influential meal of the day. If you start your day with sugary pastries or a greasy breakfast sandwich, the rest of your food choices will follow suit. However, when you start your morning with a wholesome and nutritious meal you’ll be more likely to continue with good choices throughout the day. Enjoy this recipe for Pumpkin … Read More

What’s Better Than New Years for a Fresh Start? A New School Year!

August is the new January. After 13 to 17 years of being students ourselves, now many of us are parents with more school beginnings for our own kids. All these August back-to-school days wire our brains to make us feel like the start of a new school year is a new beginning—even if we’re no longer in school. And it … Read More

Why Working Out is Selfless—Not Selfish!

People are good at coming up with reasons why they can’t make time for exercise: I have a wife/husband/boyfriend/girlfriend who wants me to do this or that. I have kids to take care of. My job is too demanding…it goes on and on. And we get it—life is busy! But what if you came to realize that the husband, wife, … Read More

Make Salads Fun Again! Spice Up Your Salad

Salads don’t have to be a boring staple in your efforts to meeting your fitness results. Fresh vegetables, healthy fats, lean protein options paired with a light dressing and herbs can create many options to bring satisfaction. Give some flavor and variety to your salads with the options below to help kick boredom on your plate while meeting nutrition needs … Read More

Is your social circle harmful or helpful?

When working toward fitness goals, one important factor many overlook is the impact your friends and family have on your success. Your social circle does play an important role in your success! It’s important to surround yourself with people who share similar goals, but this doesn’t always happen easily. How friends or family can (unknowingly) hold you back from reaching … Read More