Eat a Rainbow 5 Day Food Challenge

By |2019-12-02T22:41:33-08:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: Nutrition|

If you have been thinking about overhauling your eating habits, it may feel a little bit daunting having to decide what stays, what goes and having to avoid your favorite foods for the foreseeable future. But choosing healthier foods doesn’t have to be scary, and the good news is that each day, we get to hit the reset button and [...]

Breaking the I’ll Start Tomorrow Cycle

By |2019-12-02T22:48:52-08:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

When thinking about the best time to begin your health journey, what usually comes to mind is, “oh, I’ll start tomorrow” or “after this weekend”, but the perpetual cycle of putting off your health may be hindering you from ever getting started. Lacing up your sneakers and driving to the gym today can leave you feeling ill prepared and, frankly, [...]

5 Ways to Make Your Healthy Habits Stick

By |2019-12-02T22:40:27-08:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Creating healthy habits to support your long-term health goals doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, the less pressure you feel, the more likely you are to stick to your goals. While portion control, eating healthy and staying active do take some effort and dedication, you also want to avoid pushing yourself too hard. If you are overly restrictive with [...]

How to Make Your New Years Resolutions…and Keep Them

By |2019-12-30T20:53:55-08:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Every year on January 1st, the calendar changes and millions of people embark on their latest New Year’s Resolution journey. Some of the most common resolutions are “I want to lose weight” or “I want to eat better”. These are excellent goals, but just making a blanket statement about what you want to do without a plan to get there [...]

Healthy Restaurant Choices – How to Decode the Menu

By |2019-12-02T22:20:26-08:00December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Nutrition|

Who doesn’t love going out to a delicious restaurant meal? There’s no prep, cooking or clean up and you just get to relax, enjoy and focus on connecting with your tablemates. But restaurant menus can be a battlefield filled with nutritional land minds. With sneaky words used to make meals sound more appealing and super-sized portions, being able to decipher [...]

7 Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

By |2019-12-02T22:14:13-08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

The holiday season is full of festive events, good food and cherished memories with loved ones. However, it can also be a time for more stress, unhealthy eating and getting sick. Check out these seven tips for staying healthy during the holidays. Keep moving! Although days are shorter and your schedule may be full, try to devote time to being [...]

Combating Stress this Holiday Season

By |2019-12-02T22:14:00-08:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Tis the season for giving and receiving, but it’s also the season of stress, travel, hectic schedules and financial worry. While it’s impossible to avoid stress completely, this year we have compiled several strategies to deal with the stressors, make positive choices and help you keep the season merry. Set a budget Financial worry is one of the biggest stressors [...]

Avoid the Post-Thanksgiving Guilt

By |2019-11-19T21:17:30-08:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

Thanksgiving is usually about two things…giving thanks and stuffing yourself silly with delicious food. While being thankful is always something we support, overindulging can sometimes leave us with feelings of guilt and remorse. Going overboard on the holidays happens to the best of us, but if you binged a bit too much this Thanksgiving, here are 3 key post-thanksgiving tips [...]

Tips for Practicing Positivity

By |2019-11-19T21:15:43-08:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Exercise|

Having a positive attitude can sometimes be tough, especially if you’re going through a hard time. But maintaining an optimistic outlook can have many health benefits, including increased life span, lower rates of depression, lower levels of stress, better psychological and physical well-being, and better coping skills during hardships. Because of the many benefits positive thinking offers, it’s worth your [...]

Using Your Failures to Keep You Motivated

By |2019-11-17T13:56:57-08:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Motivation & Mindset|

It seems like we have two options in life, either we succeed, or we fail. And when we fail at something we set out to do, most of us want to throw in the towel and never attempt to tackle it again. But maybe it’s time to rethink failure. Failure is an excellent learning tool that can provide a vantage [...]