Simple lifestyle changes are where to start. Remember, you don't have to make all the changes at once. Think of healthy living as just that, living. This is something we all have to do the rest of our lives. If snacking is the worst part of your day make that change to a healthy snack … Continue reading Forget Resolutions
We are days away from starting those New Years resolutions. I don't really know the stats but I would bet that the thing people resolve to change the most is their health/fitness/wellness habits. Gyms all over are building up their sales staff to be able to handle all the new people rushing to start their … Continue reading It’s almost go time!
It seems like only yesterday we were helping our kids dress up in costume for halloween. At that time, Christmas was a long time off. Now the shopping is finished, or at least should be, and we are close to one of the most beautiful times of the year. Kids of all ages are looking … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Are you stressing out coming down to the last week before Christmas? I know, it should be enjoyable but it is also a challenging time. Use those workouts for stress relief. After all, that is a big part of exercise. If you have worked hard this year and lost weight, think about being that far ahead … Continue reading Keep moving!
Three Christmas parties this weekend. Three! That's enough to ruin anyones diet and fitness hard work. I knew Friday was going to be a rough evening with eating and boy was I right! For me, pizza is one of the four food groups but I would usually have it for the main dish of a … Continue reading Christmas parties are rough!
It is always frustrating when I talk with someone who has worked so hard to lose weight only to put it back on, and then some. Sometimes it is because they went on a crash diet and did some silly things to lose it, but most of the time it is simply because they didn't … Continue reading Maintaining your weight
You may have been at the gym and some trainer comes up to you and offers to test your bodyfat. Or the doctors office gives you a BMI number and you don't exactly know what that means. A lot of times, insurance companies use these numbers to determine how healthy you are. What is this … Continue reading BMI, bodyfat % etc, etc. What is important?
Tis the season for drinking strange things. I was asked last week by my good friend, and food connoisseur, Dean Porter, if egg nog is bad for you. Is it made from eggs? And what is nog? I have great memories of Christmas Eve spent at my Grandmas and she would bring out the container … Continue reading To Nog, or not to Nog.
There is a wonderful reason that we celebrate Christmas. Even though the birth of Jesus should make for a peaceful time, we have made it into a crazy time. Just look at some of the footage of black friday sales. We stress out over getting gifts, eating, going to parties, cooking, baking, eating, buying more … Continue reading It’s the most stressful time of the year.