Humans were made to move. There’s absolutely no denying the positive benefits of physical activity on both physical and mental health. When it comes to health there are few things available to us that are as great for us as exercise. Certainly no pharmaceutical or single nutrient has the same broad scope of positive benefits. … More Are You Falling For These Common Fitness Myths?
Yes, even that new one you read about on Facebook today. Even the one your coworker is doing and feels AMAZING a week in. Even the most “flexible”…”eat what you want and still lose weight!”…”You’ll totally get rid of cravings forever” Diet is going to fail. Unfortunately only about 5% of people who start a … More Your Diet is Going to Fail (and here’s why)
Wanna know a secret? Good health is actually very simple. Much simpler than the diet and weight loss industry wants you to think it is. Let me explain… Beginners often find themselves confused over conflicting nutrition advice, or worry about how much cardio vs weights they should be doing. Should they be eating meat or … More Your Healthy Living Checklist: 5 Simple Things You Can Do To Achieve Good Health
Ahh, New Year, New You! After spending the last several weeks enjoying the holiday festivities and all of the delicious treats it has to offer, it’s no wonder that weight loss is one of the most common new years resolutions we make. Nothing helps us shove aside the guilt of overeating during the holidays like … More New Year, New You? How to Get Off The Weight Loss Hamster Wheel
The Holidays can be a mindful eating disaster. Social events, Christmas baking and boxes of treats taking up about every visible surface can make it really easy to start snacking mindlessly. When we see food we eat food, especially treat foods like christmas baking and chocolates. Personally, when the chocolatey holiday treats start showing up … More Surviving the Holiday Food-Fest: Your How-to Guide
If you’re a regular reader of my blog articles (Thanks and I love you!), you may also have noticed that this article has an oddly similar headline to the one I’ve used in some other posts. This is because so many different diets out there, while they may have vastly opposing views (as in, vegan … More The Ketogenic Diet: the key to optimal health or just another fad?
Push ups are HARD! They may look like a fairly simple exercise, but they actually require considerable upper body and core strength to execute them correctly. Most of the clients I train start out as beginners, some have never done push-ups before at all! So here is my step-by-step guide to mastering push-ups once and … More Perfect Your Push-Ups In 3 Steps
Wait…what? Let me start by sharing a little story with you, and then we’ll talk about why focusing on weight loss is often detrimental to making real lasting lifestyle changes. Don’t worry, I’m also going to give you my advice for what to focus on instead of the number on the scale! As a Dietitian … More Why Weight Loss Should Actually Be Your Lowest Priority When Starting Your “Weight Loss Journey”
HIIT Training. It’s the latest fitness trend that looks like it’s here to stay. There are many variations of this training method, but if you’re making one of these 3 common mistakes you could be ruining your progress. … More 3 Mistakes You’re Making During HIIT
Happy Fit Friday Everyone! Today I’m talking about balance and sharing with you some of my top exercises for achieving expert-level balance, injury prevention, and taking your workouts to the next level! It’s all in the hips When it comes to balance that is. The muscles in your hips and core are your main stabilizers … More Is Your Bad Balance Hurting Your Workouts?