1. What You Really Need to Do to Get Started with Fitness

    A lot of people believe they have to already be physically fit in order to workout. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.  Physical fitness looks different for everyone, but we do need to get moving (and more often).  In recent years, there's been a lot of hype about Crossfit, which has skewed the perception of what it means to be physically fit.  You don’t have to throw tires, complete …Read More

  2. How To Use Abundance to Get Fit

    Usually we see the Scarcity vs. Abundance theory applied to finance but it’s a key factor holding us back from becoming our healthiest selves. Eating too much and exercising too little are often born out of scarcity thinking.  Compulsively consuming the whole bag of chips as if it’s the last bag you will ever eat or skipping exercise altogether because you are “too busy” are perfect examp…Read More

  3. Top Tips to Get You Motivated to Cook When You’d Rather Order Take-Out

    How to Get You Motivated to Cook When You Don't Feel Like It How do you get motivated to cook when take-out is calling your name? It's hard but I'll tell you how we stopped dialing for pizza and started eating healthier without missing a step. How many of us have a list of take-out restaurants at our fingertips at home and at the office? It often feels so much easier to reach for the phone and ord…Read More

  4. How to Easily Eat More Veggies at Every Meal

    Sneaky Ways to Eat More Veggies We all know that eating more plants is rule number one for “eating better.” But what if you are a veggie-phobe? Eating four servings of vegetables a day can be crazy challenging if you’re a grab and go eater, a poor planner, or deathly afraid of all things green. Even when you know you need to incorporate more vegetables into your eating plan, it’s easy to l…Read More

  5. How to Stock Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating

    Top 5 Tips to Stock Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating I have a rule in my house: I can eat two hershey kisses a day. If I eat more than two a day for more than two days, I have to throw away every single hershey kiss. So when I want a third one, I ask myself: “Is eating a bag of hershey kisses right now worth not having any more, ever?” Yes, it takes discipline, but the reward is a nice little s…Read More

  6. Strength Training Is The Secret to Changing Your Body

    The secret to changing your body composition is strength training. Many women shy away from lifting weights because they are afraid that they will bulk up and they’ve bought into the myth that cardio is the key to weight loss. The fact is, for most women, bulking up is virtually impossible. And though cardio is essential for good heart health, strength training delivers a whole lot more bang for…Read More

  7. 5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

    5 Healthy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism I don’t want to get all scientific and put everyone to sleep here, so I’ll make this straight-forward and basic: your metabolism is the amount of calories your body burns doing nothing in a single day. We all inherit our baseline metabolism; it’s genetic. It also relates to our gender and our age, and as you know, we can’t change our age. Once we acc…Read More

  8. 5 Reasons You Need More Sleep

    5 Reasons You Need More Sleep Somehow, our society has got it all half-assed backwards when it comes to sleep. How often do you hear people bragging about pulling all-nighters, or saying things like, “I only need 5 hours of sleep a night,” or “I’ll sleep when I’m dead”? That is backwards. Your body needs sleep. There are so many benefits to sleep, but I’m just going to give you five …Read More