Are you trying to lose weight but are unsuccessful? Do you feel like you are always “on a diet?” If this is you, keep reading! In this blog post, we will provide you with some tips to ditch the diet and focus on making changes that will help you maintain the weight loss you are […]
A winning mindset can have a very positive impact on your life, and well being. It involves developing certain attitudes, beliefs, and habits that can help you approach challenges, setbacks, and goals with a positive and determined mindset. But the opposite is true for many people. Negative self talk, and low self esteem plague our […]
As the holiday season approaches, health conscious people all over the world cringe. The “holidays” are synonymous with social gatherings, potlucks, dinners, and drinks making a healthy night out unheard of! Many times our nutrition clients tell us they avoid going out all together during the “holidays” just so they are not tempted to partake […]
Holiday Survival Plan: Tips to prevent weight gain during the toughest time of the year to stay on track!
Did you know??? The average person consumes more than 4,000 calories and 229 calories of fat from a typical Thanksgiving gathering, from appetizers to the main course. The average holiday dinner has about 3,000 calories and between 1,000 to 1,500 extra calories that can be easily added between snacks, side dishes, and drinks. This is […]
One thing we hear on a daily basis from our new clients is that carbs are bad. This is a MYTH! Our body needs carbs! Carbs are our body’s main source of fuel and our brains live off carbohydrates. They are an important source of fuel for workouts and every day functions. Some carbs cause more of […]
You can eat all the right things but in the wrong amounts and not achieve your goals. We have seen hundreds of clients eating “clean” and only the best foods yet they are frustrated because they are not seeing the results they want. What is going wrong? Portion sizes tend to be one of the toughest […]
Did you know that the health benefits of omega-3s go far beyond increasing your HDL aka good cholesterol? Studies link DHA and EPA omega-3s to management of mood disorders, brain health, blood pressure management, ADHD, helping with recovery and muscle recovery after workouts as well as decreased risk for many cancers. Make sure you are […]
How can you ensure that all your hardwork at the box is giving you optimal results? Crossfit athletes push themselves as hard as they can during WODs, but many lack the knowledge about proper nutrition pre and post-workout. Most crossfitters don’t realize that nutrition, hydration and recovery is what enables athletes to have optimal performance. […]
Dr. Sears explains the Zone Diet in an easy to understand manner. The Zone diet is referred to an “anti-inflammatory diet.” Main Points: 2/3 fruits & veggies and 1/3 lean meats Incorporate many different colors on your plate You have flexibility, but balance is key!
There is so much mixed information out there about which diet is the best and most effective. Unfortunately,the truth is there isn’t a quick fix to losing weight. It takes hard work and dedication. It’s time to sort the fiction from the facts!! Here are some popular myths: 1. Cutting Carbs Out Completely! Carbohydrates are […]