1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Secrets to Fat Loss

    Nourish Your Muscles, Lose the Fat So, you want to lose weight? What it sounds like you really want to lose is body fat. Read on for the top fat loss secrets that you need to know right now. When you embark on a weight loss journey, it’s almost guaranteed that you will also be saying “goodbye” to some muscle mass. You can counteract this phenomena by losing weight slowly, eating an adequate …Read More

  5. Top 10 Mindful Eating Tips

    Top 10 Tips for Mindful Eating Mindful eating is a powerful tool! Unfortunately, mindless eating is the norm... We've all done it ... eaten something on the run without taking the time to enjoy it or even consciously realize that we were even eating it. Or eaten an entire tub of ice cream while sitting in front of the TV. And, let's not get started on those potato chip tales. For me, the object of…Read More

  6. So, You Want to Make Fitness a Habit?

    So, You Want to Make Fitness a Habit? I’m sure you’ve heard about habits…you know there are good ones and bad ones. But, before we even think about habits being good or bad, let’s take a minute to talk about what a habit is and why we even have them. Habits serve a purpose—it’s our brains way of going on auto-pilot to filter through the tons of information it has to process in a day. I…Read More

  7. Bring your baby to the barre…what?

    So, I've been trying to workout at home, but my baby keeps waking up in the middle of my workout and I'm having a hard time finishing it.  Any suggestions? Of course!  About 8 weeks after I gave birth to my son, I decided it was time for me to get back into my fitness routine. Mentally and emotionally, I was probably ready way before this, but my body hadn't caught up with my mind and my midwife…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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