1. Spring into Fitness

    Spring into Fitness It’s that time of year again---the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and you’re already thinking about hitting your health + fitness goals before the summer solstice. The spring is a time of renewal, which is the perfect time to recommit to your wellness goals. But sometimes, goals can seem daunting, especially if reaching them seems really far in the future. As…Read More

  2. It’s unrealistic goals that are sabotaging your fitness plans.

    So, we’re 3 weeks into the New Year and I’m starting to feel frustrated. I want to lose 30 pounds that I’ve been holding onto since I had my last child 3 years ago. My New Year’s Resolution this year was to lose the weight, eat better, and to have an overall healthier lifestyle. Well, I’ve lost a total of 1 pound so far despite feeling like I’m working overtime to reach my goal. How do…Read More

  3. Get healthy before pregnancy!

    Today we have an awesome question from one of our readers…I’m thinking of getting pregnant soon, but I’m afraid my current weight may be unhealthy for both baby + me going into pregnancy. What can I do NOW to start preparing my body for a healthy pregnancy? So, you’re planning to become pregnant, congratulations! This is such an exciting time! It’s no surprise that pregnancy puts a lot o…Read More

  4. Constant sugar cravings?

    Help! I’m addicted to sugar and I can’t stop eating it…what should I do? I’m so excited that this question came in from one of our readers. Sugar addiction is so common in our society, it’s likely touched each and every one of our lives. There’s no doubt about it, sugar tastes good. It’s one of the first tastes young children are able to discern easily (which is also one of the reaso…Read More

  5. How do I stay motivated to reach my fitness goals?

    “Most people give up when they’re 90% of the way toward achieving a goal.” Today we have a great question from one of our readers…how do I stick with my New Year’s fitness goals? It’s about that time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions begin to wane and many people are slipping off the track to their goals for the year. Don’t let that happen to you! If you started a new fitne…Read More

  6. Should You Avoid a Specific Type of Food?

    I get this question often...what kind of food should I be avoiding? There are so many different fad diets out there telling you to eat this and don't eat that.  Even in the popular news media, you'll hear to eat a certain food one day and then very soon after you'll hear not to eat that same food because it's unhealthy.   Let's see, as far as diets go, there's low carb, high carb, low fat, high …Read More

  7. How do I stop eating at night?

    Today's question....how do I stop myself from feeling so hungry at night?  We've all been there.  You made it through the day and only ate foods that you perceived to be healthy.  You had dinner about an hour or so ago, but you're starting to feel that strong sense of hunger overtake you.  Your thoughts begin to race and you feel a sense of anxiety as you can't stop thinking about food.  What…Read More

  8. What does that nutrition label really mean?

    This is a great question from one of our readers...how do I read a nutrition label?  We all know nutrition labels are important and that we're supposed to read them, but reading them and understanding them are two totally different things.  And, a lot of what we think we understand, may not be as clear as we think. Food labels are regulated by the FDA and are a required element on most food pack…Read More

  9. Meet Me at the Barre!

    Are you looking for a way to tone your body and get ready for summer?! Or, are you a yoga or fitness enthusiast who’s looking to add strength training or training of the smaller stabilizer muscles into your routine? Then, barre is for you! You don’t have to be a ballerina (or ever even danced!) to enjoy a barre class. I can tell you that from experience because I never stepped foot in any danc…Read More

  10. Why am I not Losing Weight While Breastfeeding?

    Today’s question comes from a breastfeeding mama…why am I not losing weight while breastfeeding? This is a great question! Aside from the plethora of health benefits for baby, we’ve all heard that breastfeeding is great for weight loss. It’s suggested as a way to get your body back to “normal” quicker; but, for some moms, this isn’t even close to what happens. Many new moms struggle …Read More